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?
In a deal reminiscent of the one brokered in Mel Brooks
' _The Producers_, shares were sold in the film to a Wall Street tax shelter group, effectively meaning that it didn't need to be released and was designed to lose money so that others would make money. Director Allan Arkush
learned this during filming and was thoroughly demoralized by it, knowing that he was making a film that no one would see. 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
Dying? Just another step on the journey, man!
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