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Hard Core Logo (1996)

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A group of washed-up Canadian punk rockers get back together for a road trip in memory of a dear friend who was supposedly shot, or so rumors imply. As they travel, they ignore the underlying psychological darkness within each other.

Director:

Bruce McDonald

Writers:

Noel S. Baker (screenwriter), Michael Turner (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Dillon ... Joe Dick / Joseph Mulgrew
Callum Keith Rennie ... Billy Tallent / William Boisy
John Pyper-Ferguson ... John Oxenberger
Bernie Coulson ... Pipefitter
Julian Richings ... Bucky Haight
Benita Ha ... Pipefitter's Girlfriend
Claudia Ferri ... John Oxenberger's Girlfriend
Joey Ramone ... Joey Ramone
Corrine Koslo Corrine Koslo ... Laura Cromartie
Bruce McDonald ... Documentary Filmmaker
Danny Nowak Danny Nowak ... Documentary Cameraman
Jochen A. Schliessler Jochen A. Schliessler ... Documentary Sound Recordist (as Jochen Schliessler)
Jeremy Bishop Jeremy Bishop ... Bongo Player
Tony Tucker Tony Tucker ... Bongo Player
Art Bergmann Art Bergmann ... Himself
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Storyline

Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on the road come bubbling to the surface. Written by <Ummagumma@sos.on.sa>

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4 guys, 5 nights, 3000 miles... and one last shot! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, substance abuse, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

11 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hard Core Logo auf Reunion-Tour See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,864, 15 November 1998

Gross USA:

$14,540

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,540
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

To save money on extras for the band's performance scenes, director Bruce McDonald posted advertisements in area newspapers and sold tickets to the shoot as an actual rock show. Many of the people shown rocking out to the band really paid to be there. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie when Joe is talking to Billy in the bar, Billy lights a cocktail umbrella and puts it out in Joe's beer. However, a minute later, the umbrella is back on the table and Joe is drinking his beer. See more »

Quotes

Joe Dick: There's two ways to look at it: Billy wants the models and limousines, while I'm happy with hookers and taxicabs.
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Followed by Trigger (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Hawaii
Written by Art Bergmann
Performed by John Pyper-Ferguson and Swamp Baby
© Art Bergmann
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One of the best films you've never seen
17 July 2001 | by hvergelmirSee all my reviews

First of all, this is not another Spinal Tap. This mockumentary has a far more serious tone, equal parts The Filth and the Fury and Almost Famous. It has a very realistic, confessional feel to it in between the big laughs. It takes a few minutes to make its identity known, but it's definitely worth the rental.


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