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What We Do Is Secret (2007)

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

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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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Pat Smear
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Don Bolles
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Michelle
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Jena
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Malissa
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Rob Henley
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Chris Ashford
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Belinda
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Claude 'Kickboy Face' Bessey
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Becky
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Amber
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Brendan Mullen
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Casey Cola
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A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug use, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

8 August 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

То что мы делаем - тайна  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,888 (USA) (8 August 2008)

Gross:

$58,776 (USA) (17 October 2008)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

David Arquette was attached to play Darby Crash when the project was in development. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film, Pat is seen watching a news report of John Lennon's death, which is intercut with scenes of Darby preparing to OD. Darby died almost a whole day before Lennon's assassination. See more »

Quotes

Darby Crash: Everything works in circles. Like sometimes you're doing something, and a year later you're back at the same point. You understand that? So circle one, is what we're doing now, and someday we'll probably do circle two.
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Soundtracks

New Dawn Fades
Written and Performed by Joy Division
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Great depiction
21 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was great, both to inform people who care to learn, and people who are already interested in the subject and punks in general. I read a comment in here that said this movie was too "clean" and that punks were "scum and proud". If this is a reason to dislike this movie then you obviously are not seeing things how you're supposed to. The whole mind set of punks is being themselves and being individual because they feel that's what is right. In their minds they're not doing anything wrong; in their minds, they were the ones who were truly clean, where as the high and mighty assholes of society living their fake lives were the ones who were scum and proud. This film is through the viewpoint of the punks, to better relate to them. Keep that in mind when watching this film, it isn't like every other punk movie spat out by the media to show how outrageous and unethical punk is, whoring it like it's some kind of circus act, if you're looking for that in a punk movie, you're missing the point and should steer clear of this film.


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