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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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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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SLC Punk  »

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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

The scene in Stevo's parents' living room where they try to convince him to go to Harvard was shot in director James Merendino's father's house. See more »

Goofs

The sun on Stevo's face during the conversation with his father in the car. See more »

Quotes

Bob: You're pretty fucking weird you know that?
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Connections

References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Kiss Me Deadly
Performed by Generation X
Written by Billy Idol / Tony James
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records, A Division of EMI
Under license from EMI-Capitol Special Markets
Published by Chrysalis Music / BoneIdol Music (ASCAP)
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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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