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Get Crazy (1983)

R | | Comedy, Music | 5 August 1983 (USA)
Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save ... See full summary »

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Max Wolfe (as Allen Goorwitz)
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Auden
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Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from Beverly's schemes. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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They're punk, They're rock, They're new wave, They're crazy. See more »

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Comedy | Music

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$1,645,711
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Barry Diamond was very busy in this movie. In addition to playing a stage hand, he also played the blind person at the funeral that fell into the grave yelling "Wait, I'm not dead!", the stoner in Captain Cloud's band who shouted "I've got the bong!", and the guy with his face painted black and white who was screaming "Nada, Nada, Nada, Nada, Nada, Nada..." and introduced Neil's little sister Susie to his "children" in the balcony. See more »

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When King Blues and son are meeting the Jews Band for the first time a boom mic is painfully visible above Max and King swinging back and forth as conversation changes hand. See more »

Quotes

King Blues: Hey Cool, don't drink that wine, it struck me blind!
Cool: You ain't blind, you just in the damn closet.
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Features The Sunshine Makers (1935) See more »

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The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock and Roll
Written by Muddy Waters (as M. Morganfield) and Brownie McGhee (as B. McGhee)
Performed by Bill Henderson
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I got a ripping laugh from this movie
8 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

I laughed my butt off when I first saw this flick in college. The parodies of famous rock stars (courtesy of Malcolm McDowell), punk rock, and blues artists was very well done. The drug jokes (one guy sneaking into the theatre dressed as a joint, the magic water) were absolutely hilarious for their time. One of my favorites was when several different versions of "Hoochie Coochie Man" were performed onstage. King Blues opened the set with a Jewish backup band; I rolled on the floor laughing as Blues was frustrated over the band sent to perform with him. Once King Blues was finished, the band Nada (featuring Lee Ving as Piggy) blitzed their way through a fast, furious, and very impassioned rendition. Piggy was a definite show-stealer as Nada'a masochistic lead singer! Ah, then Reggie Wanker steps onstage and does his slick version. The Wanker almost falls flat but is saved by a ripping drum solo by Doors beatmeister John Densmore. Another scene which got me laughing was when Reggie Wanker started listening to his private member...I always thought listening to IT would get me in trouble, but it saved Wanker's career! Lou Reed, in a Dylanesque role, was wonderful as the singer/songwriter Auden who uses the scenic route on a cab to give him inspiration for his music. Don't try to think your way through this movie...just sit back, put your mind on cruise control, and enjoy the ride!!!


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