Biography of rock star Jimi Hendrix chronicles his early career, including a stint with Little Richard who fired him for getting too flamboyant, to his tragic failure. Struggling to find a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(as Hal Roberts), | 2 more credits »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An unauthorized biography. Leon Hendrix, brother to Jimi opens up in an exclusive interview first looking at the family issues then at the private Jimi and the professional musician. In ... See full summary »

Director: Sonia Anderson
Stars: Keith Altham, Ed Chalpin, Jeff Dexter
Jimi Hendrix (1973)
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done, but some of the information in it needs ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Boyd, John Head, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Arthur Allen, Albert Allen, Stella Benabon
Nice Dreams (1981)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Disguised as ice cream vendors, Cheech and Chong make--and subsequently lose--millions of dollars selling a batch of marijuana with an unusual side effect.

Director: Tommy Chong
Stars: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Benita Barrie
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Jimi Hendrix talking about how he became who he is.

Director: Bob Smeaton
Stars: Bootsy Collins, Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A gang of ex-cons rob a casino during Elvis convention week.

Director: Demian Lichtenstein
Stars: Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.

Director: John Ridley
Stars: André Benjamin, Hayley Atwell, Imogen Poots
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Noel Redding (as Kristen J. Holdenried)
Christopher Ralph ...
...
Ron Terry
Michie Mee ...
Devon Wilson (as Michi Mee)
Ann Marin ...
...
Kevin Duhaney ...
Linda V. Carter ...
Lucille Hendrix (as Linda Carter)
...
Billy Cox
...
Henry Steingarten
Edit

Storyline

Biography of rock star Jimi Hendrix chronicles his early career, including a stint with Little Richard who fired him for getting too flamboyant, to his tragic failure. Struggling to find a niche, he moves to England where he becomes friends with musician and producer Chas Chandler (Christian Portenza). Chas then teams him with Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding (Krit Holdenreid, Christopher Ralph) to form the Experience. As Hendrix gets public attention, Chas then introduces him to a major record producer (Billy Zane) who takes over his career. While this gets Hendrix international exposure, it also places him in the hands of people interested only in the money aspects that his career offers them. One of the early disasters foisted on him by the record company is an opening bill for "The Monkees" on an American tour. His then unknown act is booed by teens just wanting to see their idols. A genius and a perfectionist, Hendrix drives everyone crazy as he starts making albums himself ... Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He set the world on fire

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and drug content
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 September 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Room Full of Mirrors: The Jimi Hendrix Story  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In a scene where Jimi is meeting with record producers, a shot of a city street shows late model cars. A black SUV can be seen driving from left to right of screen. See more »

Quotes

[Jimi is on stage at the Monterey Pop Festival]
Michael Jeffrey: Whose fucking idea was it to have him go on after the Who?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good movie for the average viewer, but not for the dedicated Hendrix fan
15 December 2002 | by (cincinnati, OH) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this movie, I was not a very big Hendrix fan. However, now I am a very, very dedicated Hendrix fan. I own all of his albums, I have several T-shirts and collectibles, and I have read two very in-depth biographies on the legendary guitarist. I feel you can't tell the story of one of the most influential music figures ever in just a 100 minutes. The movie had a pretty well cast, and most of the information was accurate, but there simply was not enough. It was great to see what I had read come to live, but only a fraction of it. This would probably have been a much better movie had it been double the time. For the average person, a fairly good movie. For the average hardcore Hendrix fan, a fairly disapointing movie.


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

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?