MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 37,008 this week

Living the American Nightmare (2011)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 15 users  
Reviews: 1 user

This is the story of Myke Hideous and the punk rock music industry.

Director:

(as Paul Basile)

Writers:

(as Paul Basile) , (story)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1409 titles
created 09 Aug 2012
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Living the American Nightmare (2011)

Living the American Nightmare (2011) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Living the American Nightmare.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An examination into the nature of 1960's-70's horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society.

Director: Adam Simon
Stars: George A. Romero, John Carpenter, Tom Savini
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland
Oz (1997–2003)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Bill Zebub
Stars: Bill Zebub, George 'The Slayer' Stiso, Parker Weller
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Myke Hideous ...
Himself
Peter Steele ...
Himself
Arturo Vega ...
Himself
Steve Zing ...
Himself
Athan Maroulis ...
Himself
Bobby Steele ...
Himself
Merle Allin ...
Himself
D.D. Verni ...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeff Austin ...
Himself
J.V. Bastard ...
Himself
Paul Bento ...
Himself
Joe Boone ...
Himself
Joe Buck ...
Himself
Kenny Caiafa ...
Himself
Dr. Chud ...
Himself (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

"Living the American Nightmare" is telling the story of all struggling artists who hit middle age before hitting it big. The main focus of this story of heartbreak & disillusionment is Myke Hideous, a singer/songwriter/artist from New Jersey who struggles to create despite numerous pitfalls in his career. Myke made his bones in the gothic rock band, the Empire Hideous. His project was littered with money trouble and line-up changes it's entire existence. The hight of Myke's career came when he was asked to join the reunited horror punk pioneers, the Misfits. Taking a position in the band many believed Myke conditioned for all his life, he lasted only a summer before he was unceremoniously fired. This film will give unique insight to what every performer goes through and gives up for the opportunity to perform for strangers. "Living the American Nightmare" gives a look at all the hard work that goes into alternative culture; with the purpose of expressing different styles, experiences,... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Story of a Rockstar. See more »


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2011 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Features Peter Steele's last filmed interview. See more »

Soundtracks

To Thread a Needle
Written by Myke Hideous
Performed by the Empire Hideous
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
When are we gonna get... HerksBrother
Discuss Living the American Nightmare (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page