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The Living End (1992)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 21 August 1992 (USA)
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Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey, their motto "Fuck the world".

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Gregg Araki

Writer:

Gregg Araki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Dytri Mike Dytri ... Luke
Craig Gilmore ... Jon
Mark Finch Mark Finch ... Doctor
Mary Woronov ... Daisy
Johanna Went Johanna Went ... Fern
Darcy Marta Darcy Marta ... Darcy
Scott Goetz ... Peter
Brett Vail Brett Vail ... Ken (as Bretton Vail)
Nicole Dillenberg Nicole Dillenberg ... Barbie
Stephen Holman Stephen Holman ... 7-11 Couple
Magie Song Magie Song ... 7-11 Couple
Peter Lanigan Peter Lanigan ... Three Stooges
Jon Gerrans Jon Gerrans ... Three Stooges
Jack Kofman Jack Kofman ... Three Stooges
Chris Mabli Chris Mabli ... Melrose NeoNazi (as Christopher Mabli)
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Storyline

Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey, their motto "Fuck the world".

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An Irresponsible Movie by Gregg Araki

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Viver Até o Fim See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,769 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$692,585
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Made on a shoestring budget of $20,000. See more »

Quotes

Jon: I'm not going to fondle your crotch right now.
Luke: Why not?
Jon: Because I'm a responsible driver.
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References Drugstore Cowboy (1989) See more »

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Well!!!!
6 July 1999 | by Brandy-28See all my reviews

I thought the story was good, for what he was trying to do. I did not like Luke, the blond in this movie. I thought his acting was awful. The beginning of this movie was really stupid, leading up until Luke finally ran into Jon. By the way Jon was beautiful from the face all the way down. The best part was the last 1/2 hour leading up to the end, which is very touching and you will probably leave with a tear. A must see!!!!! Very good.


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