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A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011.

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A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011.

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21 October 2011 (USA)  »

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$102,448 (USA) (23 September 2011)

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$454,784 (USA) (30 September 2011)
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When asked how he felt about the film, bassist Jeff Ament claimed he felt uncomfortable with how often he used profanity on camera. See more »

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Eddie Vedder dedicates a performance to Kurt Cobain and the date is given as "April 8th, 1994 - The Day Kurt Died". This may appear as a goof, as in some places it is mentioned that Kurt Cobain died on April 5th 1994.

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Would get 10 stars if renamed to PJ 10
3 December 2011 | by (Brasília, Brazil) – See all my reviews

PJ 20 is rich, smartly edited, brings incredible footage and tells interesting stories, but it should not receive 10 out of 10 for one big reason: it promises 20 years of history but only delivers 10. Obviously the first 10 were the formative years. However a lot happened during the latter decade which is barely touched by the film.

The nuance in a lot of segments is to be loved. But it is sort of tricky that the five of them never appear together in the present time interviews. It tells a lot about how this great band works and should have been further explored.

Overall though PJ 20 is a great film, specially for the initiated.


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