MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,996 this week

Thank You, Good Night (2001)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 83 users  
Reviews: 5 user

It's April 1994. The Handy Kaufmans are New Jersey's foremost underachieving rock band. Kurt Cobain has just committed suicide, and this band full of slackers is about to embark on one ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Chuck Griffith)

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 13 titles
created 26 Dec 2011
 
a list of 211 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Thank You, Good Night (2001)

Thank You, Good Night (2001) on IMDb 6.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Thank You, Good Night.
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Reeseville (2003)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Reeseville is a character driven murder mystery, set in the rural midwest. David Meyers returns to the small town in an attempt to silence the demons of his past. Shortly after his arrival,... See full summary »

Director: Christian Otjen
Stars: Majandra Delfino, Brad Hunt, Angela Featherstone
Submerged (2000)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Coolio, Maxwell Caulfield, Brent Huff
Midnight Ride (1990)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A house wife just left her cop husband, when she picks up Justin Mckay she'll wish she never did as she's plunged into a nightmare and the grip of a psychotic killer.

Director: Bob Bralver
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Mark Hamill, Savina Gersak
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

The owner of a suburban art gallery searches for someone to perform an exorcism after a witch casts a spell on him.

Director: Deryn Warren
Stars: Apollonia Kotero, Mark Hamill, Stella Pacific
Horror | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A witch is put to death in Colonial America, leaving her husband and infant daughter behind. Seventeen years later, the daughter has grown up and stands to inherit money set up by her ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Nicole Eggert, David McCallum, Christopher Halsted
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Documentary on family issues of elders, aging, and death.

Director: Jan Oxenberg
Stars: Mae Joffe, Helen Oxenberg, James Biberi
The Trip (2002)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin. Despite their many differences, they ... See full summary »

Director: Miles Swain
Stars: Larry Sullivan, Steve Braun, Ray Baker
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Pauley Perrette plays Renee, a young woman discovering her own meaning of love. From childhood memories of her mother to her own experiences as a young woman, she struggles to find answers ... See full summary »

Director: Vince DiPersio
Stars: Pauley Perrette, Leon, Nicole Eggert
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Still struggling to accept her fiancé's death in a rock climbing accident, mountain guide DIANA PENNINGTON gratefully accepts industrialist CURT SEAVER's offer to find the body using a new ... See full summary »

Director: Rex Piano
Stars: Nicole Eggert, Marc Singer, George Stults
Past Lies (TV Movie 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Director: Terry Ingram
Stars: Nicole Eggert, Ty Olsson, David Orth
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A rock-n-roll sex comedy about a young girl who will do anything to become a rock star, working in an LA domination parlor to support herself.

Director: Steve Hall
Stars: Alanna Ubach, Nicole Eggert, Christine Harnos
Oh, You Pretty Things! (TV Series 2014)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The lives of 20-something rising stars as they try to make their way in Los Angeles.

Stars: Francesca Eastwood, Alexander Nifong, Sarah Dumont
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Donnie (as J.P. Pitoc)
...
Lee
...
Big Frank
...
Mike
Matthew Bordofsky ...
Record Shop Clerk (as Matt Bordofsky)
...
TV Host
...
TV Carpenter
Bret Domrose ...
Jim
...
Doreen
...
Karl, Lee's Father
...
Elliott (as Eddie Singletary)
...
Nick
...
Trixie (as Lara Boyd Rhodes)
...
Cafe Owner
...
Shitty Hotel Clerk
Edit

Storyline

It's April 1994. The Handy Kaufmans are New Jersey's foremost underachieving rock band. Kurt Cobain has just committed suicide, and this band full of slackers is about to embark on one final tour. They've been at it for four years. Either they make it big this time they grab the brass ring of a record contract or they resign themselves to a life of nine-to-five mediocrity. Lee, the band leader and drummer, is a control freak who also never finishes what he starts. Mike, the chief songwriter, tries to emulate the tortured-artist lifestyle of the rock-and-roll icons he idolizes, like Cobain. Donnie, lead singer and compulsive womanizer, and Big Frank, the incompetent but golden-hearted manager, round out the band personnel. (Their bassist, Jim, electrocutes himself in a drunken pissing contest.) The Kaufmans are joined by last-minute replacement Trixie, a wild rock-and-roll beauty and bassist who sparks up Lee's dormant romantic instincts. What will this tour across the Midwest and New ... Written by Inman Young

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

...when the show ends, life begins.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2001 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The original script by Chris Provenzano was entitled "Roadkill" prior to Chuck Griffith optioning it. He gave it the new title based on the infamous line in the script after the bassist blows up the stage. See more »

Quotes

Big Frank: Yeah, they're gonna be big - real big.
Lee: Yeah, Night Ranger big.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Spiritual Advisor to Robert Zimmer, Jr See more »

Soundtracks

BYE BYE BABY
Written by Rob 'Buck' Hingley and Vinnie Noble
Published by Skamming Music (BMI)
Performed by The Toasters
Courtesy of Moon Ska Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Worthwhile
27 July 2006 | by (Awesometown, NJ) – See all my reviews

This movie probably won't change your life.

It won't make you all teary-eyed or queasy-stomached. It won't make you quit your job and join a band, or call up your parents and apologize for all your teenage angst. What it will do, though, is keep you entertained--which, to be perfectly honest, is no small feat in and of itself. The characters are likable and dynamic enough to make you root for the happy ending, while the plot is suspenseful enough that that the ending--whether or not it's a happy one is another story altogether--is far from foretold. When you've got a lazy Friday night, when all you really want is an hour and a half's worth of early-90s escapism, when you're in the mood to have someone tell you a story--Thank You, Good Night fits the bill. Besides--it has Mark Hamill in it. What's not to love?


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Thank You, Good Night (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?