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
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
Hey Cool, don't drink that wine, it struck me blind!
You ain't blind, you just in the damn closet.
References Blue Thunder
Written by Marc Bolan
Performed by Flo and Eddie
(as Flo & Eddie) See more