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Down on Us (1989)

 -  Biography | Drama | Music  -  1989 (USA)
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The story of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin, and how their message for their generation made them targets of a US government plot.

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The story of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin, and how their message for their generation made them targets of a US government plot. Written by Eric Wilson <ewilson@nr.infi.net>

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Jim Morrison: You don't wanna change the world, do you, honey? You just wanna make love.
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Referenced in Citizen Shane (2004) See more »

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Poet's Reprise
Music by David Shorey
© 1984 by Omni-Leisure International, Publishers.
All Rights Reserved.
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ugh!
30 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bad plot, bad dialogue, bad acting, idiotic directing, the annoying porn groove soundtrack that ran continually over the overacted script, and a crappy copy of the VHS cannot be redeemed by consuming liquor. Trust me, because I stuck this turkey out to the end. It was so pathetically bad all over that I had to figure it was a fourth-rate spoof of Springtime for Hitler.

The girl who played Janis Joplin was the only faint spark of interest, and that was only because she could sing better than the original.

If you want to watch something similar but a thousand times better, then watch Beyond The Valley of The Dolls.


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