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

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$3,419,967 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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The film's title "Through the Never" is named after the seventh track on Metallica's 1991 "black album". However, it is never performed in the film. 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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Trip: [the only time his voice is heard] Hey! Hey!
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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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For Whom the Bells Tolls
Written by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Cliff Burton (as Hetfield'/Urich/Burton)
Performed by Metallica
Courtesy of Blackened Recordings
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Accept this for what it is...
18 October 2013 | by (Glasgow) – See all my reviews

It's a concert film, it's not a movie. Metallica fans or anyone that has ever taken acid will relate to the cut scenes and the metaphors within the journey of Trip the roadie, as ridiculous as they are.

To anyone else, it's pointless, over the top & completely rudderless, but to the hardcore, lifelong fans who revel in the spectacular. It's too short, not loud enough and not a moment too soon.

The first review in IMDb is from "ssp113" he called it the worst "film" he'd ever see. I use my real name on this site, but I've got a feeling his real name might be Dave Mustaine? Ego's..............don't make me laugh, it's METALLICA BABY!!!


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