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Release Date:
18 July 2001 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Music made them legends. Tragedy made them heroes.
Plot:
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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Clumsy, uninvolving melodrama See more (48 total) »

Cast

  (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
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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
 
Stunts
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 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
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some drug use
Runtime:
90 min
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Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Obvious fake arm laying on the ground after Rick Allen's car crash.See more »
Quotes:
Steve:I am a rock God!See more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Clumsy, uninvolving melodrama, 23 October 2001
Author: ChuckMunson from Los Angeles, CA

We never really get to know the characters in this herky-jerky patchwork story that skips years in moments then dwells far too long on short periods. There is never any sense that any of this is really happening to the young lads of Def Lep; they just suddenly change their hairstyles and start driving flashy cars while we're reminded they've sold millions of records. If one were to sit down and watch this low-budget, low-interest potboiler with no knowledge of the band, one would come away not understanding how they got to be such stars. And why did the band's music get steadily less complex and emotionally empty even as their personal lives became more difficult and filled with tragedy? It's an interesting question that was never addressed in this movie. Of course, there were only 90 minutes of screen time to squeeze the story of six or seven characters into, so Phil Collen and Rick Savage were more or less ignored. Mutt Lange's influence on the band's sound was only briefly touched on. All in all, this movie does a disservice to those wishing to learn more (or anything) about Def Leppard. It also fails as entertainment. A poor effort.

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