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SLC Punk! (1998)

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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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John the Mod (as Jimmy Duval)
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Jones (as Russ Peacock)
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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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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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Opening Weekend USA:

$36,218, 16 April 1999

Gross USA:

$299,200, 13 June 1999
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Matthew Lillard breaks the fourth wall. See more »

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In the shot of the city in Wyoming, there is a modern Best Western sign. See more »

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Stevo: There were quite a few punks in the SLC back in '85, but there were equally as many posers. Posers were kids who would dress and act like punks but they did it for fashion. They were fools! They'd say shit like...
Poser: Anarchy in the U.K.!
Stevo: See what I mean? Posers. "Anarchy in the U.K." What the fuck's that? It was a Sex Pistols thing. That's where they were from, they were British! They were allowed to go on about anarchy in the U.K. but what does that mean to us in Utah, America? That's all you ...
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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We Will Fall
Performed by The Stooges
Written by David Alexander (as David M. Alexander), Ron Asheton (as Ronald Asheton),
Scott Asheton & Iggy Pop
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Published by Bug Music (BMI) & Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
o/b/o/ Itself & Stooge Staffel Music (BMI)
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This movie will change your life!
19 November 2001 | by 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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