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Sunset Strip (2000)

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A comedy that takes place during 24 hours on Sunset Strip in 1972.

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Tammy Franklin
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Zach
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Marty Shapiro
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Duncan (as Tommy J. Flanagan)
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Bobby (as Darren Burrows)
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Mr. Niederhaus
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Barry Bernstein
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A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he doesn't see. Tammy is a costume designer, open to quick sex with the various rockers she works with and loved from afar by Michael, a photographer recovering from a case of the clap. His good friend is Felix, a morose, alcoholic songwriter. On hand for comic relief is Marty Shapiro, a fast-talking record producer. Getting ready for the gig at the club, Zach's performance, and the early-morning aftermath comprise the film. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The boulevard of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexuality, language and drug content | See all certifications »
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18 August 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Sunset Strip Project  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,926 (USA) (11 August 2000)

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$3,926 (USA) (11 August 2000)
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Trivia

Final film of John Randolph. It was his personal oxygen tank that his character totes around in his scenes. See more »

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At the end of the movie when we are told Nick Stahl's character is inducted into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame his name is spelled "Zack". Seconds later in the credits it is spelled "Zach". See more »

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Rock On
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Not bad, but forgettable
17 June 2005 | by (CA-US) – See all my reviews

Although there are a couple interesting characters and good production value, the story is lousy. I stuck around for Nick Stahl's storyline, which was interesting but ultimately frustrating. Rory Cochrane's character was interesting as well, although only about 10 minutes of the movie is devoted to it. The writer couldn't make 90 minutes of movie out of these more interesting characters, so he chose the expedient love-story route.

The music is actually pretty good. The acting is good from what I can tell, although lousy story makes the performances a moot point.

Adam Goldberg's character is annoying, and basically a reprise or a conglomeration of his other urban/disco Jewish caricatures.

The bottom line is if you are interested in music or the entertainment business and have low expectations and 90 minutes to kill, then there are worse ways to spend your time than by watching Sunset Strip.


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