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Mesmerist Jonathan Sage escapes Nazi Germany via a cryogenic tube. In the 1980s, a group of Fascist Americans thaw him out, hoping to use him as a way to rid their community of homosexuals,... See more »

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Jonathan Sage / Hitler
Ken Letner ...
Staggers
Thom Jones ...
Larry Larkin
Cliff Brisbois ...
Ratcliffe
Paul Murray ...
Dr. Tulip
Gloria McCord ...
Irma
Ann Price ...
Anita
Bette Chapel ...
Helen
Evakay Favia ...
Roxanne
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M.C.
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Hooker
Ula Hedwig ...
Lesbian
Steve Adore ...
Gay Man
Rick Chaff ...
Gambler
William Pettyjohn ...
Singer of 'Hard Rock Cafe' (as Billy Pettyjohn)
Lawrence DeKathum ...
Scientist
Cindy Brome ...
Scientist
Todd McCoy ...
Scientist
Genea Tessier ...
Prisoner
Deborah Leng ...
Ginny (as Debbie Leng Burgess)
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Boy
Steve Brill ...
Video Cameraman
Diana Boylston ...
Nurse
Janet Cunningham ...
Punk
June Gilbert ...
Punk
Lisa Love ...
Punk
Diana Malchin ...
TV Anchorwoman
Shawn Gruskoff ...
Woman at Computer
Kim Ouimet ...
Woman at Computer
Logan Carter ...
Dancer at 1930's Nightclub
Roddy Matthews ...
Leader of 1930's Band
Dawn DeLeon ...
Nazi
Carolyn Beauchamp ...
Nazi
Dana Caulfield ...
Eva Braun
Sugar ...
Nazi Dog
Sarah Elgart ...
Lead Dancer
Jennifer Kessler ...
Lead Dancer
Young-ae Park ...
Lead Dancer
Bernadette Bransch ...
Lead Dancer
Luis Manuel ...
Lead Dancer
Robert Moses ...
Couple Dancer (as Robert Moses Jr.)
Tenaj Davis ...
Couple Dancer
Nedra Fields ...
Nurse Dancer
Robyn Borjas ...
Nurse Dancer
Rondi Bollinger ...
Nurse Dancer
Alain Shaw ...
Doctor Dancer
Dexter Mayfield ...
Scientist Dancer
Preston Simpson ...
Scientist Dancer
Frank Cofrancesco ...
Scientist Dancer
Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward ...
Scientist Dancer / Specialty Dancer (as Wayne C. Ward)
Toledo Diamond ...
Scientist Dancer / Specialty Dancer
Marilu Figura ...
Lesbian Dancer
Ove Niklasson ...
Additional Dancer
Odis Medley ...
Specialty Dancer
Sir Tut Sir Puppet Tron ...
Pop Locker Dancer
Flex Mr. Flex ...
Pop Locker Dancer
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Strickman
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Nicholas Love ...
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Sukey (uncredited)

Directed by

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Ulli Lommel

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Thom Jones ... (additional dialogue) (as Thom Campbell-Jones)
 
Ulli Lommel ... ()
 
Suzanna Love ... ()

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Jochen Breitenstein ... associate producer
David Dubay ... producer
David Garland ... associate producer
Gary Gillingham ... associate producer
Ulli Lommel ... producer
Ron Norman ... line producer
Bruce Pearn ... line producer (as Bruce Starr)
Clay Weiler ... associate producer

Music by

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William Pettyjohn

Cinematography by

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Jürg V. Walther

Film Editing by

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Ron Norman

Editorial Department

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Cindy Brome ... assistant editor
Gardner Monks ... assistant editor
Warren G. Peters ... assistant editor
Jennifer Stovell ... assistant editor
Terrell Tannen ... editing consultant
Gail Walther ... additional editor
Lynn M. Zook ... additional editor

Art Direction by

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Priscilla Van Gorder

Costume Design by

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Lesley Levin ... (as Leslie Levin)

Makeup Department

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Susan Edwards ... hair stylist
Elaine Good ... makeup: Mr. Lommel
Leslie Lightfoot ... makeup

Production Management

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Nancy Dedenbach ... post-production executive
Dorothy DuBay ... post-production executive
Robert Nelson ... post-production executive

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Steve Brill ... assistant director

Art Department

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Larry Ketchum ... property master
Ed Kline ... designer: Cryogenic Chamber

Sound Department

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Brogan De Paor ... sound mixer
Ann Krupa ... sound mixer
Marie Pedersen ... boom operator
William Wang ... sound mixer

Camera and Electrical Department

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George Abbey ... grip
Donald Barnet ... grip
William Boatman ... second camera assistant (as Bill Boatman)
Tony Brown ... dolly grip
Chyril DuBay ... still photographer
Jacquelyn Feldman ... still photographer
Melinda Sue Gordon ... still photographer
David Kimball ... grip
Chris Magee ... first camera assistant (as Christopher Magee)
Eric Ward ... best boy

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Elaine Baskin ... wardrobe
David Goldenberg ... wardrobe supervisor
Mary Kay Stolz ... wardrobe
Belinda Williams-Sayadian ... wardrobe (as Belinda Williams)

Music Department

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Stewart Gitlin ... music consultant
Rick Wietsma ... music consultant

Transportation Department

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George Abbey ... driver
Donald Barnet ... driver
David Kimball ... driver

Other crew

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Mark Bradley ... production accountant
Cindy Brome ... script supervisor
Shyau Lee Chiao ... production apprentice
Michael Ehrman ... production consultant
Sarah Elgart ... choreographer
Jack Fine ... production associate
Bernard Hafter ... production associate
Jennifer Kessler ... choreography assistant
Deborah Leng ... production assistant (as Debbie Leng Burgess)
Guy Ouimet ... production apprentice
Clara Penny ... production arranger
Alfred Valdivia ... production apprentice
Sholto von Douglas ... production accountant
Paul Wilson ... dialogue coach (as Paul Willson)

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Plot Summary

Mesmerist Jonathan Sage escapes Nazi Germany via a cryogenic tube. In the 1980s, a group of Fascist Americans thaw him out, hoping to use him as a way to rid their community of homosexuals, free-thinkers, and other "radicals." The story is interspersed with many rock dance numbers. Written by Joe Arthur

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Also Known As
  • The Hypnotist (United States)
  • Rock America (Asia, English title)
  • Rock America - Eine musikalische Zeitreise durch die USA (Germany)
  • Idegenek a paradicsomban (Hungary)
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  • 84 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia William Pettyjohn ...aka Bill Pettijohn... Was the lead singer for a Doors tribute band from Cleveland, Ohio. Moonlight Drive was acknowledged in the book "Break On Through"( by James Riordan) as one of THE best Doors tribute bands. See more »
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