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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Did You Know?
was very busy in this movie. In addition to playing a stage hand, he also played the blind person at the funeral that fell into the grave yelling "Wait, I'm not dead!", the stoner in Captain Cloud's band who shouted "I've got the bong!", and the guy with his face painted black and white who was screaming "Nada, Nada, Nada, Nada, Nada, Nada..." and introduced Neil's little sister Susie to his "children" in the balcony. See more
When King Blues and son are meeting the Jews Band for the first time a boom mic is painfully visible above Max and King swinging back and forth as conversation changes hand. See more
Hey, Cool. Is it the reefer, or is someone else singing one of my songs?
Well, the song is the same, but... different!
References Blue Thunder
You Can't Make Me
Words and Music by Sue Shifrin
and Sue Pomerantz
Additional lyrical material by Lori Eastside
Performed by Lori Eastside See more