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Metallica Through the Never (2013)

R | | Music | 4 October 2013 (USA)
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Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

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Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

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Experience Metallica like never before

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Rated R for some violent content and language | See all certifications »

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4 October 2013 (USA)  »

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Metallica: Through the Never  »

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$1,672,000 (USA) (27 September 2013)

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$3,419,967 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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There's one part in the song, "Master Of Puppets," When James Hetfield shouts, "Pancakes!" before Kirk Hammett comes in with his solo. The original lyric is supposedly be, "Fix me!" however, "Pancakes" was an inside joke that came from the former bassist, the late Cliff Burton. When Metallica was on tour with Anthrax in 1986, Cliff was asked by Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante, what was James shouting. Cliff casually answered, "Pancakes." See more »

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When Trip has found the bag, he opens it to find out what is inside. A few moments later, when he tries to run from the angry mob, the bag is still open. In the next shot, running towards the high fence, the bag is closed. It would have been impossible for him to close the bag while running. See more »

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James Hetfield: [the band has finished "Hit the Lights"] Alright! That feels alright!
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Metallica plays during the entire end credits. Images of Metallica playing in an empty arena alternate with the credits. After a while, Trip enters the arena to watch them play. See more »

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References White Zombie (1932) See more »

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The Ecstasy of Gold
Written, Composed and Conducted by Ennio Morricone
From the MGM Film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Copyright 1966 EMI Music Publishing Italia Srl
All Rights Administered by EMI Unart Catalog Inc. obo EMI Music Publishing Italia Srl (BMI)
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Bang Your Head!
3 October 2013 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Metallica does it again! These guys always know how to raise the bar for every other metal band out there. IMAX 3D is the way to go! Almost everyone was amped in the theater and we were all pretty much rocking in our seat and singing along. We were even clapping like it was an actual concert! Metallica provided total energy throughout the film. It was 70% concert (like you were on stage with them), 25% action movie, and 5% music video! Anyway, they did not skimp on the effects or the sound! I'm not sure what ssp113 was talking about when he/she stated that the resolution was awful. It was the coolest and clearest thing ever! So, if you are a metal fan and, especially, a Metallica fan, you are going to love this film and rock your way through it!


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