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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 - 764 gallons of gas - 987 bottles of beer - 3457 cigarettes - 1 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 »

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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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Runtime:

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

Mulligan: Say they make six G's... you know, and they take my fifteen percent. The band, the food, the gas, hotel... uh... four guys, 3000 miles, five nights. At this point, you do it for love.
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Soundtracks

This Could Be The Start Of Something Big
Written by Steve Allen
Performed by Sean Hosein, Bill Runge and Patric Caird
Music Adapted and Produced by Patric Caird
© Meadowlane Music Inc. (ASCAP)
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well done!!
8 January 2000 | by timo-19See all my reviews

Well... I really like this movie! I'm not going to go into the whole "Yay Canada" bit... because, well... we know we make good movies, no need to constantly pat ourselves on the back. Hey, just look at "American Beer"... love that too! Anyway, on to business... this was a great movie... Hugh Dillon is a great actor, as well as an accomplished musician (Headstones rock!!!), and does a great job. He really knows the role... being the lead singer for a band himself... he brought something unique to the role... something a conventional "actor" couldn't have, which I liked.

I must comment on the ending... it completely blew me away... I sat there while the credits began to role wondering what had just happened. That is what makes this movie so great... very few movies can do that for me. Congratulations go to Kevin MacDonald, he did a fine job!!

**** out of *****


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