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Johnny Suede ()


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A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.

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Johnny Suede
Richard Boes ...
Man in Tuxedo
Cheryl Costa ...
Woman in Alley
Michael Luciano ...
Mr. Clepp
Calvin Levels ...
Deke
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Freak Storm
Ralph Marrero ...
Bartender
Wilfredo Giovanni Clark ...
Slick
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Darlette
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Flip Doubt
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Winston
Dennis Parlato ...
Dalton
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Mrs. Fontaine
Michael Mulheren ...
Fred Business
Wayne Maugans ...
Ned Business
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Yvonne
Joseph Barry ...
The Cowboy
John David Barone ...
Bernard
Tom Jarmusch ...
Conan
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B-Bop
Evelyn Solann ...
Old Woman
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Ellen
Ahmed Ben Larby ...
Cab Driver
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Hooker (uncredited)
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Teen Fan (uncredited)

Directed by

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Tom DiCillo

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Tom DiCillo ... (written by)

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Janet Jacobson ... co-producer
Alain Klarer ... co-producer
Yoram Mandel ... producer
Bruno Pesery ... co-producer (as Bruno Pésery)
Steven Starr ... executive producer
Ruth Waldburger ... executive producer / producer

Music by

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Jim Farmer

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Joe DeSalvo

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Geraldine Peroni

Editorial Department

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Dave Pultz ... color timer (uncredited)

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Marcia Shulman

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Patricia Woodbridge

Art Direction by

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Laura Brock

Set Decoration by

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Stephanie Carroll

Costume Design by

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Jessica Haston

Production Management

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Tischa Gomez ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Dolly Hall ... first assistant director
Rob Hallenbake ... second assistant director

Art Department

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George Allison ... assistant art director

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George A. Lara ... foley mixer
Sean O'Neil ... boom operator
Ira Spiegel ... sound editor
Brian Vancho ... foley artist
Julie Wilde ... boom operator

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Lisa Bonaccorso ... electric intern
Steve Calalang ... second assistant camera
Eric M. Klein ... best boy grip
Fred Mandel ... grip intern
Antonio Ponti ... assistant camera
Eric Schmidt ... grip
Rick Stribling ... key grip
Alan Wolfe ... first assistant camera

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Link Wray ... composer: additional music

Other crew

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Mark Frazier ... post production supervisor
Leslie Gaskins ... production coordinator
Lisa Katcher ... script supervisor
Beth Serlin ... assistant production coordinator
Larry Eudene ... consultant to producers (uncredited)

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Also Known As
  • Джонни-замша (Russia)
Runtime
  • 97 min
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Budget $500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia A few weeks into filming, Tom DiCillo fired the original Director of Photography after finding all of the footage shot to be worthless. When confronted with this, DiCillo claims he confessed to deliberately sabotaging the film, due to jealousy. See more »
Goofs When Johnny takes the pistol cartridge out of the coffee cup and loads it into the revolver, you can see that the primer has a dent in it. This indicates that the cartridge has already been used, and that a bullet was simply pressed into the case, creating a dummy prop round. See more »
Movie Connections Features The Terror of Tiny Town (1938). See more »
Quotes Johnny Suede: [to the hand] Cut the caveman act man, don't you know you hold onto something tightest with an open hand?
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