MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 528 this week

Sugar Town (1999)

6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 704 users   Metascore: 62/100
Reviews: 22 user | 29 critic | 26 from Metacritic.com

Unimpassioned look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 72 titles
created 09 Jan 2011
 
a list of 381 titles
created 18 Apr 2011
 
S.S
a list of 89 titles
created 17 Aug 2011
 
a list of 72 titles
created 18 Nov 2012
 
a list of 97 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Sugar Town" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sugar Town (1999)

Sugar Town (1999) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sugar Town.
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Anders
Stars: Brooke Adams, Ione Skye, Fairuza Balk
Mi vida loca (1993)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Anders
Stars: Angel Aviles, Seidy Lopez, Jacob Vargas
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break... See full summary »

Director: Allison Anders
Stars: Illeana Douglas, John Turturro, Sissy Boyd
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.

Director: Kurt Voss
Stars: Zoë Poledouris, Kinnie Starr, Melody Moore
Noise (2004)
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A riveting psychological drama about a woman (Trish Goff) trying to piece her life back together whose problems escalate when she confronts her mysterious upstairs neighbor (Ally Sheedy).

Director: Tony Spiridakis
Stars: Julia Barnett, Trish Goff, Ted Bardy
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A woman forces a man to move forward with his life after his wife dumps him.

Director: Adrienne Shelly
Stars: Ally Sheedy, Reg Rogers, Pamela Gray
Little Feet (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Alexandre Rockwell
Stars: Lana Rockwell, Nico Rockwell, Rene Cuante-Bautista
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Maler
Stars: Tyne Daly, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugot
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Our heroine isn't having a good time. Having lost her L.A. job and walked out on her unfaithful boyfriend, she finds herself stuck in nowhere Macon County when her car and possessions are ... See full summary »

Director: Victoria Muspratt
Stars: Ally Sheedy, David Carradine, Charles Napier
Mascara (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The story of three young women who are good friends, helping each other in their struggle to become adults.

Director: Linda Kandel
Stars: Ione Skye, Lumi Cavazos, Amanda De Cadenet
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.

Director: Michael Almereyda
Stars: Karl Geary, Shalom Harlow, Clarence Williams III
Bandits (1995)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Stefano Mignucci
Stars: Ben Gazzara, Marco Leonardi, Mirca Viola
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jade Gordon ...
Gwen
...
Clive
...
Nick
...
Jonesy
Larry Klein ...
Burt
...
Carl
...
Kate
Marion Moseley ...
In Utero Baby
Veronica Nommenson ...
Violet
Elena Nommenson ...
Rose
Amelia Nommenson ...
Daisy
...
Liz
Nicholas Walker ...
Masseuse
...
Eva
Jeffrey McDonald ...
Kevin (as Jeff McDonald)
Edit

Storyline

Unimpassioned look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. The producer meanwhile is trying to orchestrate a comeback for a former glam band played by Michael Des Barres (of Power Station fame), John Taylor (from Duran Duran), and Martin Kemp (from Spandau Ballet). Rosanna Arquette plays the former movie star wife of the lead singer, who is fretting because she has just been offered the role as the mother of one of the new ingenious. Beverly D'Angelo also shows up as a millionairess who agrees to bankroll the group, but only if she gets a roll in the hay with the lead singer. All of the career problems, including drug proclivity, are represented in this film. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The place to be. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

10 January 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Anders-Voss Project  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,668 (USA) (17 September 1999)

Gross:

$177,840 (USA) (12 November 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Liz (Ally Sheedy) is seen reading a book written by "Dr. Kurt Voss, Ph.D." Kurt Voss co-wrote and directed the film. See more »

Soundtracks

Runnin' from No Place to Nowhere
Written and Performed by Tiffany Anders
Copyright Charmed Music
Courtesy of Up Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Think its good!
6 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Everyone was saying to me not to get this on DVD cos its rubbish! But when I first watched it, I really enjoyed it. OK, it may seem a bit cut off at the end but the storyline was really good. It rounded up showbiz life in LA well and gave an insight to how celebrities live. The acting I thought was good too - especially watching John Taylor, who I thought had only one use and that was on a bass guitar. He really surprised me especially at the end as he watched his wife get on well with his "son". Martin Kemp was good also - so Duranies and Spandau fans are equal!! For a movie that took about a week to make, its really good and I advise you to watch it, see what you think. Its a film that cannot be judged unless you have seen it all the way through.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Sleep Therapy catiekins
I thought this movie was great zipperplucker
Song playing in bar scene dusbuddy
Very nice coverage of nude pregnant thirsch-2
R2 DVD thedommer
A great movie by a great Director clayzar
Discuss Sugar Town (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?