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Music made them legends. Tragedy made them heroes.
A dramatization of the early years of the hard rock band, Def Leppard, the group faces both success and personal tragedies such as drummer, Rick Allen losing his arm in a car accident and guitarist Steve Clark's alcohol addiction. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Nick Bagnall ... Pete Willis

Karl Geary ... Steve Clark

Adam MacDonald ... Rick Savage

Esteban Powell ... Phil Collen

Orlando Seale ... Joe Elliott

Tat Whalley ... Rick Allen

Dean McDermott ... Peter Mensch

Amber Valletta ... Lorelei Shellist

Anthony Michael Hall ... Mutt Lange

Brett Watson ... Tony Kenning
Danette Mackay ... Mrs. Elliot
Matt Cooke ... Barry Clark

Larry Day ... Joe Elliott Sr.
Emma Stevens ... Mrs. Allen
Ivan Smith ... Doctor
Peter Farbridge ... Photographer

Jean Nicolai ... Tony's Girlfriend
Mary Katherine Harvey ... Gastroenterologist

Nigel Harvey ... Rick Allen's father
John Dunn-Hill ... Tool Factory Worker
Priscilla Mouzakiotis ... Miriam Barendsen
Amy Sobol ... Girl at Hospital
Simon Peacock ... Drum Tech

Andrea Sadler ... Woman at Accident
Jessica Hassoun ... Topless Girl #1
Victor Knight ... London Pub Owner
Daniel Murphy ... Engineer

Christine Solomon ... Groupie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara Bacci
Sébastien Boucher ... Late 70's dj

Carl Crevier ... Waiter

Michael Daniel Murphy

Max Walker
Jennifer Rae Westley ... Groupie

Directed by
Robert Mandel 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Christopher Ames 
Carolyn Shelby 

Produced by
Claudio Castravelli .... producer
Patricia Clifford .... producer
Jean Guy Despres .... producer
Suzanne Lauer .... associate producer
Original Music by
Christopher Lennertz 
Cinematography by
Eric Cayla 
Film Editing by
Neil Grieve 
Casting by
Shana Landsburg 
Production Design by
André Chamberland 
Art Direction by
Jean-Pierre Paquet 
Costume Design by
Michèle Hamel 
Makeup Department
Jocelyne Bellemare .... key makeup artist
Nathalie Garon .... assistant hair stylist
Kathy Kelso .... makeup artist: extras
Magali Métivier .... assistant makeup artist
Ronald J. Rolfe .... hair stylist
Production Management
Karl Archambault .... unit manager
Kristine Michaels .... production manager
Danny Turgeon .... assistant unit manager
Nicole Wilder .... production supervisor: VH1
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kathleen Hamel .... third assistant director
Pascale Marcotte .... third assistant director
Christian Simard .... second second assistant director
Don Terry .... first assistant director
Art Department
Anne Faubert .... assistant decorator
Geof Isherwood .... storyboard artist
Philippe Lord .... assistant decorator
Tristan Tondino .... head scenic artist
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... supervising sound re-recording mixer
Don Cohen .... sound mixer
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
Robert L. Harman .... sound effects re-recording mixer
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist
Dean St. John .... adr mixer
Special Effects by
Ryal Cosgrove .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Derrick Beckles .... visual effects coordinator
Barb Benoit .... digital artist
Rick Smith .... digital compositor: GVFX
Alexandre Cadieux .... stunt rigger
Jean Frenette .... stunt coordinator
David McKeown .... stunt driver
Michael Scherer .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Isabelle Lecompte .... second assistant camera
Robert Stecko .... camera operator: "a" camera
Editorial Department
David Grecu .... assistant editor
Ken Weiler .... post-production coordinator
Music Department
George Doering .... musician
Darren N. Henson .... mix technician: score
Stan Jones .... music editor
David Low .... orchestra contractor
Dana Niu .... orchestrator
David Shaw .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Pierre Matte .... transportation coordinator
Jerome Wheeler .... driver production assistant
Other crew
Karine Brasseur .... researcher
Etienne Caron .... production assistant
Brian Farrah .... assistant to executive producer
Sophie Hector .... assistant: Patricia Clifford
Stephanie Michaud .... assistant to the producer
Martine Mongrain .... assistant to director
Sherri Rufh .... production coordinator
Benjamin Sales .... production assistant
Lucio Tomaro .... location manager
Elizabeth Tremblay .... script supervisor
Jon Turtle .... financier
Deborah L. Velarde .... production executive
Tim Winchester .... office runner

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Rated R for some drug use
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Includes an entirely re-recorded version of the early Def Leppard song "Getcha Rocks Off", which was recorded without involvement of any Def Leppard members.See more »
Anachronisms: During the "Photograph" writing scene, the Mutt Lange character is playing a Roland JX-8p. This synthesizer wasn't developed until 1984, a year after Def Leppard originally issued the Pyromania record.See more »
Mutt Lange:You guys sold 7 million copies of Pyromania. It's one of the biggest albums in history. It's a good warm-up.See more »


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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The trials and triumphs of one of Rock's most popular Band, 18 July 2001
Author: wayno-6 from United States

The trials and triumphs of one of Rock's most popular Band

While the acting was OKAY in the docu-drama, one thing was abundantly clear: these guys truly cared for each other.

Rather then just folding or replacing band members, they stuck with each other, and helped each other through some difficult and turbulent times, that would have crushed most bands, let alone people.

The band had some great triumphs in their career, but also some trails -- the kind that try men's souls.

Through it all, they managed to discover that their friendship was unstoppable.

God - does anybody ever really have friends like these?


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