Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from Beverly's schemes. Written by
Malcolm McDowell is hilarious as the punk rock super star Reggie Wanker
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wanted to make the film in realistic terms but couldn't get the funding for such a move. However, when the film was reconfigured as an Airplane!
(1980) style spoof, everything fell into place. Arkush wasn't too thrilled about this as his previous film _Heartbeeps_ - also a comedy - had been a big flop. See more
During the reprise of "Hot Shot", when Reggie is lying at the front of the stage singing, a person with a distinctive checked cloth cap can be seen in shots from the audience side, but isn't there in shots from the stage side. See more
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Just One Look
Written by Doris Troy
(as Doris Payne) and Gregory Carroll
Performed by Doris Troy See more