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Wired (1989)

R  |   |  Biography, Comedy, Drama  |  25 August 1989 (USA)
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The ghost of John Belushi looks back on his troubled life and career, while journalist Bob Woodward researches Belushi's life as he prepares to write a book about the late comic actor.

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We open up on the evening of March 5, 1982, with the dead body of John Belushi being reeled into a morgue. Suddenly, he awakens as if nothing had happened to him, and is about to undergo an autopsy. Frightened and confused, John goes back to retrace his steps, and find out what went wrong with his life. Meanwhile, journalist Bob Woodward researches Belushi's life as he prepares to write a book about the late comic actor. The story climaxes with Woodward directly conversing with Belushi during the actor's dying moments. Written by Anonymous

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For John Belushi, every night was Saturday Night. See more »


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25 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Belushi - Wired  »

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$1,089,000 (USA)
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Michael Chiklis' feature film debut. This is also his first Hollywood production; guest roles in Miami Vice (1984) and B.L. Stryker (1989) were filmed later but debuted earlier. See more »

Quotes

John Belushi: I'm only 33 years old. I just had my birthday.
Angel Velasquez: That's right. And you are officially deceased.
John Belushi: Why am I dead?
Angel Velasquez: 'Cause you're stupid. Next question.
John Belushi: Where are we going?
Angel Velasquez: We're going for a ride, Hemo.
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A bad movie made out of a small paragraphed obituary
2 April 2001 | by (Just outside Raleigh, NC) – See all my reviews

Before I watched this movie, this is what I knew of John Belushi:

He was a comic who got a gig on Saturday Night Live, was great friends with Dan Ayckroyd (who was on the show with him), they did "The Blues Brothers" on the show and in a movie (and he did other movies as well), he was married and he died from dope. Oh, and Bob Woodward wrote a bio on him.

That's exactly ALL this movie tells.

And HORRIBLY!!!

So, save yourself a few bucks at the video shop and RENT SOMETHING ELSE!!


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