Four members of a high school band called Mystery do everything they can to attend a KISS concert in Detroit. In order to make it to the show they must steal, cheat, strip, deal with an anti-rock mom and generally do whatever it takes to see the band that has inspired them to be musicians.Written by
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The grocery store that the robber tries to steal the money from is called 'Smiley Mart'. See more »
When the mother picks up the record from the turntable she is looking at Side 2 of the KISS album, "Love Gun". "I Stole Your Love", the song that almost blows her through the chair, is the first song of Side 1. See more »
LEX! Shut the fuck up, man, we're trying to think!
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After the credits are over, two kids from a previous scene come on screen and say, "We don't have any KISS tickets." "Yeah, KISS sucks!" See more »
The DVD edition of the film retains more footage not seen in theaters. These scenes are:
A longer scene in the car when Lin Shaye and Sam Huntington are driving to St. Bernards Academy.
Longer scene on the highway which Natasha Lyonne and her clan is introduced. It runs about 3-5 minutes longer.
A longer scene of the opening to which the four boys are singing "Rock N Roll All Nite"
Longer confessional scene with Melanie Lynski and Sam Huntington.
Longer scene with "Elvis", the custodian.
Longer scene with Shannon Tweed and Edward Furlong.
At least four alternate takes of the final concert scene.
The Boys Are Back in Town
Written by Phil Lynott (as Philip Parris Lynott)
Performed by Thin Lizzy
Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets See more »
Silly, but fun!
I thought this movie was fairly entertaining, the performances were good,especially Edward Furlong and Sam Huntington, although the character of Jam's mum was a little overdone. I thought the soundtrack to the movie was good also, it added to the film. I found myself comparing this movie to 'American Pie', due to its physical humour. I was surprised this movie didn't receive that much exposure and publicity. Overall an enjoyable 80 or so minutes at the cinema.
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