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The Beatnicks (2001)

The Beat Nicks are musician Nick Nero and poet Nick Beat, a pair of self-styled truth-seekers who'd better find a gig or they'll be out on the street. Their luck begins to change when they ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Norman Reedus ... Nick Nero
Mark Boone Junior ... Nick Beat (as Mark Boone Jr.)
Élodie Bouchez ... Nica
Eric Roberts ... Mack Drake
Patrick Bauchau ... Hank
Lisa Marie ... Sophie
Jon Gries ... B Cool
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jovana Brown Jovana Brown ... Devi
Bruce Comtois ... Bouncer
Camilla Overbye Roos Camilla Overbye Roos
Vick Sabian ... Restaurant Manager (as Vick Sabitjian)
Nicholson Williams Nicholson Williams ... Piano Player
Marc Wint Marc Wint ... Landlord
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The Beat Nicks are musician Nick Nero and poet Nick Beat, a pair of self-styled truth-seekers who'd better find a gig or they'll be out on the street. Their luck begins to change when they find a box on the beach, a treasure chest of infinite beats that will set the stage for the ultimate success, a gig at the Monkey Club. But when Nick Nero falls in love with Nica, the club owners captive bride, he learns that they are some truths better left unsought. Hard knocks and a trip to rock bottom reunites the Nicks to preform the gig of a lifetime, and return the box to its source. Written by Anonymous

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A mystical misadventure about two guys named Nick.

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Official Sites:

Beat LLC | MySpace

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 2002 (USA) See more »

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Exile Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Remake of The Beatnicks (1996) See more »

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Snap snap Snap
15 April 2010 | by anglhededhpsterSee all my reviews

I'm so happy this movie has come to DVD. I've told numerous people about this film only to have to tell them it wasn't out on DVD. It is poetry on celluloid. Norman Reedus as Nick Nero and Mark Boone Junior as Nick Beat how could you possibly go wrong. Not to mention Eric Roberts can play creepy like nobody's business. There wasn't a single role that wasn't acted to perfection. Nor was there a shot that wasn't beautiful. Add in the great soundtrack and you've got gold. You won't find a movie quiet like it. Plus you have to give any film some respect that has had such an devote underground fan following. You should definitely give it a try you won't be sorry.


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