Based on the bestselling autobiography from Mötley Crüe, the film is an unflinching tale of success and excess as four misfits rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame.

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Jeff Tremaine

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Rich Wilkes (screenplay), Amanda Adelson (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Machine Gun Kelly ... Tommy Lee (as Colson Baker)
Erin Ownbey ... Excited Partygoer
Douglas Booth ... Nikki Sixx
Aaron Jay Rome ... Kayla's Boyfriend
Daniel Webber ... Vince Neil
Alyssa Marie Stilwell Alyssa Marie Stilwell ... Kayla (as Alyssa Stillwell)
Brittany Furlan ... Biker Chick
Iwan Rheon ... Mick Mars
Trace Masters ... Frank Feranna, Jr., Age 8
Matthew Underwood Matthew Underwood ... Gino (as Matthew Clinton Underwood)
Kathryn Morris ... Deana
Vince Mattis ... Frank Feranna, Jr. (as Vince Robert Mattis)
Mark Ashworth ... Deana's Boyfriend
Avis-Marie Barnes ... Officer
Eleanor T. Threatt ... County Clerk
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Based on Mötley Crüe's 2001 best-selling autobiography, THE DIRT is an unflinching story about sex, drugs, rock 'n roll, fame, and the high price of excess. Director Jeff Tremaine shows us just how Nikki Sixx (Douglas Booth), Mick Mars (Iwan Rheon), Tommy Lee (Colson Baker), and Vince Neil (Daniel Webber) took Mötley Crüe from the Sunset Strip to the world stage, and what it meant to become the world's most notorious rock band. Written by Netflix

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Christopher Walken was rumoured to be playing Ozzy Osbourne in the early stages of development. See more »

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Vince is driving a Corvette when he and Razzle get into the accident. In actuality, the car was a De Tomaso Pantera. See more »

Quotes

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Nikki Sixx: [narrating] The 1980s, the worst fucking decade in human history. Preppies and keyboards, stupid haircuts, Jazzercise, and "Just Say No". It all fucking sucked! So what do you do when you're born in the wrong time? You make it yours. And that's what we did to the Sunset Strip.
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Connections

References The Fall Guy (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Home Sweet Home
Written by Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee
Performed by Mötley Crüe
Courtesy of Motley Records
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Inside Motley Crue
22 March 2019 | by erin_osullivanSee all my reviews

I watched this last night with my husband. I don't know much about Motley Crue having grown up a child of the 90s, but I certainly want to read The Dirt now I've seen the film. It's a little bit cheesy in some scenes, but overall is an enjoyable film detailing the debaucherous and crazy antics of the band. Worth a watch!


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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