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Hard Core Logo (1996)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  11 October 1996 (USA)
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Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through ... See full summary »

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Joe Dick / Joseph Mulgrew
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Billy Tallent / William Boisy
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Laura Cromartie
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Danny Nowak ...
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Jochen A. Schliessler ...
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Jeremy Bishop ...
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Tony Tucker ...
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Art Bergmann ...
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Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on the road come bubbling to the surface. Written by <Ummagumma@sos.on.sa>

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4 guys - 5 nights - 3000 miles - 764 gallons of gas - 987 bottles of beer - 3457 cigarettes - 1 last shot See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Rated R for strong language, substance abuse, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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11 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Hard Core Logo auf Reunion-Tour  »

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Opening Weekend:

$3,864 (USA) (13 November 1998)

Gross:

$17,012 (USA) (25 June 1999)
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Trivia

When Joe Dick is talking to Mary the Fan after the Regina show, a poster can be seen over his shoulder for a Canadian band called the Hard Rock Miners. Michael Turner, the author of the book this film is based on, was a founding member of the Hard Rock Miners. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie when Joe is talking to Billy in the bar, Billy lights a cocktail umbrella and puts it out in Joe's beer. However, a minute later, the umbrella is back on the table and Joe is drinking his beer. See more »

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Mulligan: Say they make six G's... you know, and they take my fifteen percent. The band, the food, the gas, hotel... uh... four guys, 3000 miles, five nights. At this point, you do it for love.
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Any unauthorized duplication, copying or use of all or part of this motion picture may result in civil liabilities and/or criminal prosecution in accordance with applicable laws/or a punch in the face. See more »

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References Anna Karenina (1918) See more »

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Touring
Music and Lyrics by Joey Ramone
Performed by Ramones
© Taco Tunes (ASCAP)
Radioactive Records, J.V.
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this movie kicks supreme ass...
12 December 1998 | by (Waterloo, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Hard Core Logo, much like every other Canadian movie, is a purely original movie. It takes a look at Vancouver's favourite bad boys of punk, Hard Core Logo. Bruce McDonald's direction is simply amazing and Callum Rennie and Hugh Dillon are brilliant as Billy Tallent and Joe Dick. The frenzied music drives the picture and Noel S. Baker's writing shows just what a first-time script writer can do with a little persistence and many script rewrites. Hard Core Logo has been compared to This is Spinal Tap. Although there are similarities, HCL's furious, biting, raunchy humor, wit and believability crushes Spinal Tap and leaves it flapping in the wind like yesterday's news.


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