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A comedy centered on a rock 'n' roll band that will do anything to become famous.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Stefaniuk ...
Joey
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Tyler
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Sam
Chris Ratz ...
Hugo
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Beef
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Rockin' Roger
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Victor
Dimitri Coats ...
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Jeff
Alex Lifeson ...
Border Guard
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Carole Pope ...
Club Bouncer
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Danielle
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Storyline

In Montreal, Joey is the lead singer of the struggling band "The Winners", composed by the sexy bass singer Jennifer, the guitarist Tyler, the drummer Sam and the handyman Hugo. Their incompetent and alcoholic manager Jeff is incapable to help them to reach success and they are on the road on tour playing in clubs and bars in Canada and United States of America. After a show in a bar in Montreal, Jennifer, who is also the Joey's former girlfriend, leaves the place with the creepy Queeny, who is a vampire, and they spend the night together. On the next morning, Jennifer does not meet the band and they travel in their hearse to participate in a rock 'n' roll show without her. In the last moment, Jennifer arrives with a different appearance and on the next day they find that their home page had had several hits, all of them with good reviews and compliments to Jennifer. They become famous and Jennifer great audiences to the shows of "The Winners" and one by one, the musicians are turned ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Vampires rock. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Music

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Rated R for vampire violence/gore, language and drug material | See all certifications »

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5 February 2011 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Suck - Bis(s) zum Erfolg  »

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Trivia

The scene in which Jennifer hovers over Joey's bed while he sleeps was achieved by turning the camera on its side. A makeshift nightstand and lamp were mounted to a wall, both actors were standing upright and Jessica Paré simply dipped in and out of frame. See more »

Goofs

As Iggy Pop lies dead on the ground with his throat cut you can see his vein pulsing. See more »

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Jeff: Hey, ya know, I know how you're feeling though. You're getting old. Hmm? I'm getting old. Rock and roll is getting old. Have you considered, uh... Japanese hip hop?
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Credits show a dedication to Rob's father: In Loving Memory Of My Father RON STEFANIUK SR. See more »

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Referenced in Vild med dans: Vals og cha-cha-cha, del 2 (2011) See more »

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Moonlight Sonata
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven (as Beethoven)
Performed by John Kastner, Mathias Schneeberger
Arrangement by John Kastner
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surprisingly entertaining
3 September 2010 | by (out there) – See all my reviews

mmmmmmmmk. I do love a good surprise and this film doesn't disappoint. Keep in mind I'm not into all the goth, vampire, teen-angst-I-hate-my- parents-and-desperately-need-attention-from-anyone scene, but this film entertains throughout. It's well thought out and continues to flow throughout with plenty of amusing tidbits and darker yet somehow still light-hearted moments which will make just about anyone lolz. I particularly enjoyed the direction and choice of cast here. Everyone seemed to fit into their roles brilliantly, including all of the famous rock n rollers from days of yore. Nice to see everyone is working and keeping their sense of humor as opposed to overdosing and kicking off way too early.

There are a lot of fun visuals going on in this movie which take the viewer on a journey deep into the minds of the characters, but pulling back just at the right time to make way for some genuinely humorous moments. The direction ranges anywhere from B to A at any given moment and transitions nicely between the two. Thankfully the B moments retain some brilliance as well saving them from being misguided and flat.

For someone who isn't that into this particular kind of music, I somehow managed to find my way through the audio tracks and ended up actually liking a few in the end. They are believable, at times heart-felt and yet hilarious when called for. This Is Your Brain On Drugs was particularly entertaining :)

I must say that Alex Lifeson is evolving into quite the actor! I've thoroughly enjoyed his stuff on the most recent RUSH dvds and it just keeps getting better and better. His scenes in this movie had me in tears laughing :)

I highly recommend this film to anyone who is into the whole vampire meets rock n roll thing with a twist of funny.


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