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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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John the Mod (as Jimmy Duval)
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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:

$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 flashback at the end of the film (that can be deduced to take place no later than 1976), Steveo and Heroin Bob are ready to play a version of Dungeons & Dragons that didn't exist in 1976. The song playing in the background is "The Trees" by Rush on the 1978 Hemispheres album See more »

Quotes

Sean: [Police cars pull up to arrest Sean] I'm saved!
Heroin Bob: Sure Sean, you're saved.
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Edited from Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Moonlight Sonata
Performed by Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Courtesy of Naxos of America
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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In my face
6 September 2004 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

It was a joy to watch this film and see myself and my wife. There we were watching the movie on one of our countless movie channels on our huge cable account while we ate popcorn in bed and she knitted. We were both hard core alternative kids in our youth and somehow ended up living in a high rent condo in Seattle with corporate jobs. The movie pretty much tells the story of every true intelligent punk. Why do you ask? Well, because those of us that were so hard core, were also into CHANGE. And the only way to change the world, is to live IN it. Be a part of it. We laughed at the end when we realized we were both just like the lead character. Anarchy is great for your youth. But anarchy for life is not going to lead you anywhere if you still want to LIVE. Rather, you need to get INSIDE the world to turn it inside out.

Bravo. Wonderful little film. High marks.


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