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Stunt Rock (1980)

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Australian stuntman Grant Page goes to Los Angeles to work on a television series. He uses his spare time to lend his expertise to rock band Sorcery, whose act features duels between the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Page ...
Himself
Monique van de Ven ...
Herself
Margaret Gerard ...
Lois
Paul Haynes ...
King of the Wizards - Sorcery
Curtis Hyde ...
Greg Magie ...
Lead Singer - Sorcery
Smokey Huff ...
Lead Guitar - Sorcery
Richie King ...
Bass Guitar - Sorcery
Perry Morris ...
Drums - Sorcery (as Pere Morris)
Doug Loch ...
Keyboards - Sorcery
Richard Blackburn ...
The Agent (as Dick Blackburn)
Ron Raley ...
The TV Director
Chris Chalen ...
The Escapologist
T.J. Shaner
Barbara Paskin
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Australian stuntman Grant Page goes to Los Angeles to work on a television series. He uses his spare time to lend his expertise to rock band Sorcery, whose act features duels between the King of the Wizards and the Prince of Darkness, with his cousin playing the Prince. Page helps the duo develop pyrotechnic magic tricks for their shows, and also finds himself in a budding romance with a magazine writer as he recounts to her his own exploits as a stuntman and daredevil as well as various stunts by other greats. Written by scgary66

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Director Brian Trenchard-Smith signed the rock group Sorcery after seeing a video-cassette of a performance of the troupe from a 1977 Los Angeles night-club. See more »

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25 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rate this a 10 because... This movie does exactly what it sets out to do. As I read some reviews, mostly from people with no movie or TV experience but lots of self-promoting opinions take shots at this film let me try to set them straight. If they can handle it! 1) The Plot is simple: Stuntman Grant Page goes to Hollywood Cal. to work on TV series "Undercover Girl" where he garners the interest of his co-star "Monique Van De Ven" and, a the reporter,played by "Margret Gerard" who is writing a story about people who get TO caught up in the work. In this case stuntman like Grant Page. When Grant arrives in Hollywood, he hooks up with his cousin, played by Curtis Hyde, who plays the devil character in "Sorcery" in the bands stage show.

Their show is a magic based stage show of the battle of good vs. evil. It features some great hard rock music of that era.

The band has some roles in the film and Grant does a good job at what he does,stunts. Keep in mind a few things here. The film is from 1978 and the Director,Brian Trenchard Smith is responsible for all we see and hear as the director and editor usually do. 2) Sorcery did a very good job, as I'm sure they followed the directors suggestions and did what was called for at the time. Note, Sorcery went on to do more records after this "gig" and their other CD's, T.V.appearances, Dick Clark shows and other movies they did can be found on you-tube by searching; "Sorcery TV appearances" you'll find them. They were an excellent band and I for one think they considered this picture just another job. It's OK if some people don't care for this film,I know how many I don't like,but this is for many a good time movie about Rock,Stunts, and the backstage requirements of stuntmen and the movie business from a inside look from Grants perspective as a stuntman. And the contribution over time they make to the overall movie. 3) Summary: I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to be entertained! Forget the wanna-be critics who never did anything that requires talent but love to express their jaded points of view. Last word: Sorcery & Stuntrock are well worth watching and if you have the DVD,you'll watch it more than once.


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