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?
The concert scenes were shot at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. It had fallen into disrepair and was due for a renovation after filming was completed. This essentially meant that the production team could trash the theater, knowing that it was going to be refurbished after they had gone. See more
When Susie is changing clothes in the street to go to the party, the camera follows her old clothes in the street and pans around to Susie in her party clothes. As the camera pans around to her, you can see in the bottom right corner the track the camera rolls on. See more
[Eulogizing Howling Blind Luther Washington
God, this is my man, and you'd better take care of him, or I'm gonna wax your ass.
References Blue Thunder
The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock and Roll
Written by Muddy Waters
(as M. Morganfield) and Brownie McGhee
(as B. McGhee)
Performed by Bill Henderson See more