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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
Chris Sadrinna ...
Lucy
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Kevin
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Shad Kern
Yvette Duncan ...
Angie
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Micky
Tiriel Mora ...
Thommo
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Scarlet
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Toby
Dave Cotsios ...
Sprimp Lead Guitar
Chris 'Skinner' MacGuire ...
Sprimp Drummer
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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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Trivia

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 »

Soundtracks

It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)
By AC/DC
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Terrible.
19 April 2004 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

This film taught me an important lesson. Don't choose a movie based on the past works of the people who made it (which works both ways, actually).

I was expecting a film directed by Alex Proyas to be at least half-decent, but was unpleasantly surprised.

This film has a storyline so lame it's funny, mediocre dialogue, truly appalling acting (with one or two exceptions) and superfluous special effects. Don't waste your time with it. I watched it with my girlfriend and we were ready to switch it off after 10 minutes. We gave it another 10 minutes to see if it improved - nope. Back to the Loch with you, Nessie!


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