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Garage Days (2002)

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The story of a young garage band in Sydney, Australia trying to make it big.

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Freddy
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Kate
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Tanya
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Bruno
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Joe
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Yvette Duncan ...
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Thommo
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Toby
Dave Cotsios ...
Sprimp Lead Guitar
Chris 'Skinner' MacGuire ...
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A coming-of-age comedy about a young Sydney band trying to get a foothold in the competitive world of rock n' roll. After the band's first gig is a colossal failure, the lead singer takes it upon himself to go out and pursue the most successful rock manager in the country. Meanwhile the other members of the band continue to deal with the kind of every day life issues that can ultimately tear a band apart. It may be the dawn of a new millennium but it's still a long way to the top if you want to rock n' roll. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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What if you finally got your big break and you just plain sucked?

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Comedy | Music | Drama

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Rated R for strong sexual content, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 October 2002 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Dias de Ensaio  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,600 (USA) (18 July 2003)

Gross:

$20,600 (USA) (18 July 2003)
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Pia Miranda admitted in a 2002 interview that she could not blow bubbles from bubble gum. The slow-motion bubble that she blows in the film is computer generated. See more »

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When Joe's new girlfriend gets out of the bathtub filled with red paint, she is very obviously wearing a wetsuit (look at her neck in closeup shot) See more »

Crazy Credits

The main cast dances around Bruno's apartment to the Tom Jones song "Help Yourself". See more »

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It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)
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Old plot updated with Aussie's and a great sound track
29 November 2004 | by (Edina, MN) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie. The plot is as old as the hills, only it didn't end the way I guessed (and I like that). Also there is a twist that I didn't see coming. The movie tells the story of a band that starts before their first gig. There are the usual inner-band romances going on and the kooky over weight manager/roadie tossed in for fun (see "Rock Star" or "Still Crazy"). The have to raise $1200 at one point (insert usual odd ways they do that here). There is the usual big concert at the end. Blah Blah Blah. BUT I liked this movie. Why? The ending was real, the sound track is great (I'm 41 what can I say), there were some twists to the plot I didn't see coming and the even though it's a tired old plot, it's a tired old plot for a reason: It's a good one. 7/10


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