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Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
"Sledge: The Untold Story" (original title)

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In the spring of 1986, no one had heard of Frank Sledge. One year later, Bloodfight 2 was #1 at the box office... And a star was born.

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Cast

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Richard Orchid (as Homes Osborne)
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Frank Sledge
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Herself / Undercover Cop
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Herself / Girlfriend in movie
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Himself / Commander
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Drug Lord (as Michael T. Wiess)
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Brother (as Mitch Gaylord)
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Police Chief
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Samantha Jones
Kyle Reese ...
Young Frank #1 (as Kyle Reese Cook)
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SFX Coordinator
Sean Michael Rabbit ...
Young Frank #2
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Russell Gold
Michal Holub ...
John Hu (as Michael Holub)
Josh Nathan ...
Will Stillwell
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A 'mocumentary' on the rise and fall of Chip and Dales dancer turned martial arts action star, Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge. When fame and fortune caused Frank to lose his sense of what's truely important, he realised he's going to have to get in touch with his roots if there's ever going to be a comeback. Written by Anonymous

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From stripper to action star. Meet America's newest hero! See more »

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Action | Comedy | Musical

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20 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Confessions of an Action Star  »

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$3,400,000 (estimated)
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Based on the short film by the same creative team, SLEDGE: A Documentary. See more »

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Spoofs Footloose (1984) See more »

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Sledge Theme (Dance with the Dragon)
Written by Cary Carloff, Peter Miller and David Leitch
Performed by David Leitch
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A very funny comedy
25 February 2009 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

It's been a very long time since I've seen a real comedy...

This is written great...and the thing is funny...in such a pathetic way.

I love all the references to movies - most of all the Flashdance scene.

Yes, sad but true - that so much of Hollywood is like this and this movie just pays tribute to the real deal - without all the glamour.

It's great to see Sam McMurray doing some rude and raunchy comments and the posters of the movies were done really well. They looked really cool.

All the little things were saw to here - and it made a good production great.


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