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SLC Punk! (1998)

In the early 1980s Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.

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Bob (as Michael Goorjian)
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Sandy
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Dad
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John the Mod (as Jimmy Duval)
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Brandy
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Jones (as Russ Peacock)
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Storyline

Two punks live in Salt Lake City. The film covers their all-day routine. The realism of the character-narrated movie may be discussed. One of the punks gets ill, stays in hospital for three weeks, comes out again. Three parties are covered and one concert including a fight between punks, rednecks and others. Written by Christian Sarnes

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God bless America...they're going to need it.

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated R for pervasive language, drug use, violent anti-social behavior and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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16 April 1999 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$36,218 (USA) (16 April 1999)

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$299,200 (USA) (11 June 1999)
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Trivia

Steve-o, Sean, Bob and Sandy are 21 however, Mike is 18. See more »

Goofs

In the party scene the song "Rose Garden" by the Suicide Machines is being played in the background... the Suicide Machines were formed in March of 1991 - the movie takes place in 1985. See more »

Quotes

Stevo: You're a Nazi!
Dad: Nazi, I'm Jewish, Steven, how can I be a Nazi?
Stevo: That's the worst. Dad, look at this. What kinda, what kinda car is this?
Dad: That would be a Porshe.
Stevo: A Porshe, that you bought at a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen, right? For the people who designed it? Who made that possible, Let me give you a hint, Adolf Hitler.
Dad: IT'S JUST A CAR!
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Soundtracks

Gangsters
Performed by The Specials
Written by Jerry Dammers (as Dammers) / Terry Hall (as Hall) / Horace Panter (as Panter) / Lynval Golding (as Golding) / John Bradbury (as Bradbury) / Neville Staple (as Staples) / Roddy Byers (as Byers)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records, A Division of EMI
Under license from EMI-Capitol Special Markets
Published by Plangent Visions Music Ltd.
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This movie will change your life!
19 November 2001 | by (Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

It's unfortunate that more people have not seen this movie. Well at least people in the 15-28 age range, that is. If you have ANY interest in punk rock and the attitude that comes along with it, you have to see this movie. If you have ever wanted to just tell the world to F*** off, then this is a movie you should see. Granted, it's not for everyone, there are those who may not be able to look past the language and violence, but that's what being punk is all about. I was very impressed by Matthew Lillard in this movie, his performance in the ending of this movie shows just how good a dramatic actor he can be, too bad he's typecast in all those teen movies, not that he isn't great in them.


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