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Thank You, Good Night (2001)

It's April 1994. The Handy Kaufmans are New Jersey's foremost underachieving rock band. Kurt Cobain has just committed suicide, and this band full of slackers is about to embark on one ... See full summary »

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D. Charles Griffith (as Chuck Griffith)

Writers:

Chris Provenzano (screenplay), Robert Zimmer Jr. (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Paul Pitoc ... Donnie (as J.P. Pitoc)
Christian Campbell ... Lee
Jay Leggett ... Big Frank
Scott Burkhardt ... Mike
Matthew Bordofsky ... Record Shop Clerk (as Matt Bordofsky)
Brien Blakely Brien Blakely ... TV Host
Roger Callard ... TV Carpenter
Bret Domrose Bret Domrose ... Jim
Sally Kirkland ... Doreen
Mark Hamill ... Karl, Lee's Father
Edward Singletary ... Elliott (as Eddie Singletary)
Roberto Raad Roberto Raad ... Nick
Lara Wickes ... Trixie (as Lara Boyd Rhodes)
Gedde Watanabe ... Cafe Owner
Sam Scarber ... Shitty Hotel Clerk
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Storyline

It's April 1994. The Handy Kaufmans are New Jersey's foremost underachieving rock band. Kurt Cobain has just committed suicide, and this band full of slackers is about to embark on one final tour. They've been at it for four years. Either they make it big this time they grab the brass ring of a record contract or they resign themselves to a life of nine-to-five mediocrity. Lee, the band leader and drummer, is a control freak who also never finishes what he starts. Mike, the chief songwriter, tries to emulate the tortured-artist lifestyle of the rock-and-roll icons he idolizes, like Cobain. Donnie, lead singer and compulsive womanizer, and Big Frank, the incompetent but golden-hearted manager, round out the band personnel. (Their bassist, Jim, electrocutes himself in a drunken pissing contest.) The Kaufmans are joined by last-minute replacement Trixie, a wild rock-and-roll beauty and bassist who sparks up Lee's dormant romantic instincts. What will this tour across the Midwest and New ... Written by Inman Young

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...when the show ends, life begins.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2001 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The original script by Chris Provenzano was entitled "Roadkill" prior to Chuck Griffith optioning it. He gave it the new title based on the infamous line in the script after the bassist blows up the stage. See more »

Quotes

Big Frank: This sucks! No one knows who the Handy Outfits are!
Club Owner: Nobody knows who the hell the Handy Kaufmans are either!
Big Frank: Well, this band is very big in New Brunswick!
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Crazy Credits

Spiritual Advisor to Robert Zimmer, Jr See more »

Soundtracks

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL
Written by Ken Carter, H-Style
Performed by Senza Motiva
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nice performances from Christian Campbell and JP Pitoc
16 September 2008 | by rwwilliamsSee all my reviews

I rented "Thank You, Good Night" because it reunited Christian Campbell and JP Pitoc from "Trick" and while it's a completely different kind of film, it's satisfying in its own right. We've seen the story many times before - band filled with insecure slacker types goes on the road in search of success, faces obstacles, come close to breaking up, etc. - but thanks to some nice film-making and good performances all around (why isn't Christian Campbell a huge star by now?), it feels fresh. The biggest problem is that the band, essentially, isn't very good. We want to root for them, but their derivative music clearly won't cut it in the real world, so any success they may or may not achieve (not giving anything away here!) isn't deserved - or was that a conscious choice to make them as bad as most bands out there struggling in vain for stardom? See "The Commitments" for a similar story with amazing performances, but "Thank You, Good Night" was a pleasant enough film.


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