7.4/10
17,206
67 user 58 critic

It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
11 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

Director: Hannes Stöhr
Stars: Paul Kalkbrenner, Rita Lengyel, Corinna Harfouch
Groove (2000)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.

Director: Greg Harrison
Stars: Chris Ferreira, Mackenzie Firgens, Elizabeth Sun
Human Traffic (1999)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Five friends spend one lost weekend in a mix of music, love and club culture.

Director: Justin Kerrigan
Stars: John Simm, Lorraine Pilkington, Shaun Parkes
Coming Down (1997)
Comedy | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A group of friends come to Gary's flat after a hard night's clubbing, take more drugs and chill out until the next morning.

Director: Matt Winn
Stars: Tony Curran, Lisa Harkus, Julian Kerridge
Fubar (2002)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Headbangers Terry and Dean explore the depths of friendship, and the art and science of drinking beer like a man.

Director: Michael Dowse
Stars: Paul Spence, David Lawrence, Gordon Skilling
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Penelope Garcia
...
Mike Wilmot ...
Max Haggar
...
Monica Maja ...
Charlize Bondo
...
Himself
Ron Lloy Hugh Elliston ...
Marvin Sallis
Dan Antopolski ...
Eric Banning
...
Brent Tufford
...
Alfonse
...
Horst
...
Blinky
Geffen Strummer Kaye ...
Baby Wilde
Borja Galban-Fear ...
Spanish Waiter
Edit

Storyline

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his mysterious disappearance from the scene. A genius in his own right, he clawed his way to the top of the DJ ranks, now living the opulent life of a superstar, he resides in his trophy villa in Ibiza with his trophy wife. This is when tragedy hits. Due to a hearing disorder he is rapidly going deaf with only one functioning ear to complete the new Ibiza season. How is he doing behind the decks? Horrible. How is he doing in the studio where he produces his remixes? Frankie dives into a low period, struggling with deafness in utter depression. After a year of locking himself away he emerges on the other side with a fresh attitude towards his affliction. He accepts his deafness and learns to function without sound. Will Frankie make it back to the DJ booth? ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When you can't hear, things look very different. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug and alcohol abuse, language and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

27 May 2005 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

La leyenda del DJ Frankie Wilde  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,717 (USA) (15 April 2005)

Gross:

$120,620 (USA) (8 July 2005)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Frankie Wilde is a known alias of DJ Sammy, who produced the song "heaven". See more »

Goofs

When Travis knocks on the Whip's door, he knocks three times but the last knocking sound is heard after he pulls his hand away. See more »

Quotes

Jack Stoddart: The first time I heard "Hear No Evil", I was like "whatever". But Max told me Frankie's story and the penny dropped. People love a good tragedy. People love handicaps, frankly. It gets them emotional. I'll get on that deaf train with a wheelchair ramp, no problem. First-class ticket, please.
See more »

Connections

References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Need to Feel Loved
Written by Jay Peake, Seb Fontaine and Deline Bass
Performed by Reflekt featuring Deline Bass
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Amazing Soundtrack to a Dram-edy ... More Moving Than Funny
18 March 2005 | by (O-HI-O) – See all my reviews

This film screened at the Cleveland Film Festival on Friday, March 18. It was paired up with a very funny short called "Winner Takes All". Everyone busted a serious gut about this short. I can't say anything about it else it'll spoil it for you, but look it up.

It's All Gone Pete Tong is a story about Frankie Wilde, a DJ who hit the decks of Ibiza. For anyone who's a club/trance fan, you'll recognize a lot of familiar faces in the film: Pete Tong (of course), Carl Cox (one of my favorites), Sarah Main, Paul Van Dyk (my #1), Tiesto (he looks a lot different on screen) talking about the life of Frankie Wilde.

One of the people next to me commented that this started out like Requiem for a Dream. While its not that severe, this does have heavy drug and alcohol use. This was too much for some people in the audience and they left.

But the storyline is amazing. Give this film the time and you'll see how the director and the actors create a very simple but uplifting story about redemption and change and romance.

The soundtrack, covering everything from dance to the Beach Boys (with an appropriate track at the end) is simply to die for. The film rep said this may not have a soundtrack in the US. I hope not.

If drugs and alcohol use are not for you, I'd skip this film. But if your looking for dry British humor with a ready heartily story along with terrific music, see this film and enjoy, just have some patience, its worth it.


20 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?