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Arena (1985)

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Call my name, and I'll be there. Dr. Duran Duran escapes the punishment of the Matmos at the height of British rock group Duran Duran's 1980s popularity. Mistaking the cries of teenage ... See full summary »

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Call my name, and I'll be there. Dr. Duran Duran escapes the punishment of the Matmos at the height of British rock group Duran Duran's 1980s popularity. Mistaking the cries of teenage girls at crowded concerts for devotees screaming his name, the Doctor makes his way to Earth so he can lead his faithful masses. Once he discovers the kids don't want an evil Doctor, he goes about trying to destroy the source of the real desires a rock concert taking place at the Oakland (Calif.) Colesium. Written by Dan Berkes

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Originally planned as a full-length feature film to be released in theaters. See more »

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Arena is meant to be a sequel to Barbarella. However, the movie Barbarella takes place in the year 40,000 while Arena takes place in the present (then-1984). See more »

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Features Barbarella (1968) See more »

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The Wild Boys
Written by Performed by Duran Duran
Engineered by Jason Corsaro
Produced by Nile Rodgers (as Nile Rogers) and Duran Duran
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Well ok so i've had this video for 15 years!
27 October 2000 | by (boone nc) – See all my reviews

this was one of my first videos that i owned(at the tender age of 15!) It is mostly concert footage of duran duran at their height performing. that in itself makes the video worthwhile. But Miles o'shea's potrayal as dr duran takes the cake.... And if you watch carefully you see bits of barbarella thrown in.

the weak spot is the Wild Boys video.... I love the video but the way it is edited in is rather weak...... But all in all it is truly a good movie!


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