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Year of the Horse (1997)

This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ralph Molina ... Himself
Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro ... Himself
Billy Talbot ... Himself
... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Cragg ... Himself (segment "master guitar tech")
... Himself
Elliot Roberts ... Himself (segment "manager extraordinaire")
Keith Wissmar ... Himself (segment "lighting wizard")
Scott Young ... Himself (segment "Neil's dad")
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This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.

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crank it up

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Documentary | Music

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Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »
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October Films

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8 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Year of the Horse: Neil Young and Crazy Horse Live  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,179, 12 October 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$189,491, 9 November 1997
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1.66 : 1
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1997 (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Fuckin' Up
Written by Neil Young
Performed by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
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Nice film, shame about the solos
4 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

I DO like Neil Young and Crazy Horse, yet I felt Neil's simplistic guitar solos took up more screen-time than I would have liked. That is my only reservation. Jarmusch' good-natured approach and sympathetic questions makes this watchable and revealing. Neil's father obviously has great respect for his son. And Frank Sampedro's cynical retorts were very funny! More to the point - "Like a hurricane" still sounds like a rock classic.


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