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Hanging on a Star (1978)

A story of a struggling rock band that is trying to get on the road to stardom.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lane Caudell ...
Jeff Martin
Katie Ross
Danil Torppe ...
Jason Parker ...
Mickey McMeel ...
Gordon Shep
Eric Chase ...
Eric Chase (KFI DJ)
John Steadman ...
Crash Schwartz
Gary Mule Deer ...
Rudy J.
Noel De Souza ...
Ben Frommer ...
Candace Moore ...
Street Girl
Marilyn Smith ...
Mrs. Applebaum
Johnny Magnus ...
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A story of a struggling rock band that is trying to get on the road to stardom.

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The Guys Were Having a Good Time But Going Nowhere--Until They Met Katie!








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Worst film I ever endured
30 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bad directing, bad lighting, bad acting. Heck, even the music was bad, and this was a film about a rock band that you were supposed to be rooting for.

At my house, when we say a film was a real stinker, we compare it to Hanging on a Star.

So far, no matter how bad a movie was, nothing has dethroned this example in the last 30 years. Lane Caudell's mother would love it.

Like vanity book publishing, and vanity records, this film came off as pure vanity. Portraying Lane as star in a movie didn't make him one because both the film and Lane were lame.

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