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A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs.

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A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs.

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Rated R for drug use, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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$5,888 (USA) (8 August 2008)

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$58,776 (USA) (17 October 2008)
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During a majority of the scenes that take place in 1977, Lorna Doom is seen with a raven style haircut, however, photographic evidence confirms that she still had a poodle haircut during this period. See more »

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After being kicked out of the Orpium for messing up stage equipment, The Germs introduce themselves as Darby Crash and Pat Smear even though at the time The Germs hadn't come up with their stage names yet. See more »

Quotes

Darby Crash: I love those who do not know how to live, except in perishing, for they are those that go beyond. I love the great despiser's, because they are the great adorers. They are arrows longing for the other shore. I love those who do not seek beyond the stars for a reason to parish and be sacrifice; but who sacrifice themselves to earth in order that earth may some day become... supermans. Tell me, my brothorin, if the goal be lacking to humanity is not humanity itself lacking; it is time for man to ...
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Just saw the movie in Westwood and it was great!!!!
25 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw the Germs movie "What We Do Is Secret" in Westwood and it was awesome. The director and several of the actors were on hand which was cool. The music and lyrics of The Germs were a major part of my adolescent years in the early 80's. Usually rock n'roll bio pics just plain suck (they always do on VH1) and I was worried about this movie sucking since I am a huge Germs fan. It didn't suck, it ROCKED! The music was great. The acting was really well done. The directing was tight. The movie was paced well and it did a great job telling the story of a misunderstood band and it's front man, Darby Crash. This movie was obviously written and directed by someone who loved the Germs and it showed.

Hats off to the cast and crew for a job well done!!!!!


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