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Thunder Alley (1985)

R | | Drama | 1 August 1985 (USA)
A group of friends start a rock band, but as they start their rise in the music world, they get mixed up with drugs.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Wilson ...
Richie
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Beth
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Donnie
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Lorraine (as Cynthia Eilbacher)
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Weasel
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Skip
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Butch
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Wolf
Bert Kramer ...
Richie's Father
Elizabeth Huddle ...
Richie's Mother
John A. Dragon ...
Brad
Randy Polk ...
Fatman
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Candy
Melanie Kinnaman ...
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Don Saffer
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Storyline

A group of friends start a rock band, but as they start their rise in the music world, they get mixed up with drugs.

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Rock 'n' Roll . . . It's a long way to the top.

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1 August 1985 (USA)  »

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O keravnos tou rock  »

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Trivia

All guitar playing in the movie is done by Scott Shelly session guitar player and teacher. One of his most prominent students was a young Randy Rhoads. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Look Back
Written by Scott Shelly, David Batteau and Jeff Porcaro
Sung by Roger Wilson and Leif Garrett
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I finally found it!!!!
2 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie in the 80's late night. I was mesmerized by the story line. Why?? I was in a band in the 60's and early 70's and the personality conflicts and drug experienced were so much like we experienced. I only saw it once and expected to see it on TV again. But never did. I was confused and thought that the movie was called "Thunder Road". And just today (2007), I tried "Thunder Alley" and I found it.

I really can't comment details about it, because it was so long ago. But what I remembered in the ONE time I saw it was that it seemed so accurate to what I experienced.

Wow, it would be so great to find this movie on DVD. I'd want to add it to my private collection.

All I can say is... If you were ever in a band and you can find it to watch it, do so. You'll love the movie.


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