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The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998)

The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers.

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Stephen Chambers ... Himself
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Ron Martinez ... Himself - Final Conflict
Keith Morris ... Himself
Michael Orr ... Pinwheel
Rick Wilder ... Himself (The Mau-Maus)
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The "Cop Doll" seen in the messy, hoarded house in the film is actually a "Wrestling Buddies" doll of WWF/WWE wrestler Big Boss Man. See more »

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Death of Punk?
24 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Before seeing this movie, i heard a bit of hype that it was the bell tolling the end of Punk. Now, i wouldn't attribute it with that kind of importance, but in defense of that statement, the music of the bands depicted in this installment of the "Decline of Western Civilization" series, pales in comparison to the music of the bands featured in the first of the series, (i.e. the Germs, the Circle Jerks). But, it must be said that this movie is more about the lives of a handful of homeless punks in LA. It is a touching film, despite Penelope Spheeris' constantly embarrassing and exploitive interviewing techniques. The punks in the film are too interesting to be exploited to the point of their own embarrassment, however, but i couldn't help but want to see their lives documented by a better, more trustworthy director.


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