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The Dirt (2019)

TV-MA | | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 22 March 2019 (USA)
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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 ... Kayla (as Alyssa Stillwell)
Brittany Furlan ... Biker Chick
Iwan Rheon ... Mick Mars
Trace Masters ... Frank Feranna, Jr., Age 8
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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Trivia

In the scene when Mick Mars auditions, Tommy is wearing a Hulkamania t-shirt. The audition was supposed to be in 1981, however, the Hulkamania t-shirt did not come out until after Hulk Hogan signed with World Wrestling Federation in 1983. See more »

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High poster visible outside the Whisky in a 1981 scene; the film wasn't released until 1982. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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

Features Mötley Crüe: Uncensored (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Home Sweet Home
Written by Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee
Performed by Mötley Crüe
Courtesy of Motley Records
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I loved this movie.
23 March 2019 | by jonorato-63490See all my reviews

I've watched it twice already and I can see this will be a movie I can rewatch a bunch n still enjoy. Do I wish it was longer? Yes. Do I wish they included 'Wildside" on the soundtrack? Yes. Will I buy this on blue ray when released?? Absolutely!!! - if you've read the book it will of course make the movie better (as they left many parts of the book out for better or worse) but I watched with some friends who didn't read the book (n aren't Crüe fans to the extent that I am) and they loved it. People will likely nip pick it to shreds but it was so fun and dark and sad and heavy - a little music lite for me in that I wish they featured so many more of their songs but the movie was really great and I'm glad they did this movie with reverence as it could have so easily been campy and cheesy and it's wasn't at all to me - I LOVED IT!!


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Language:

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Release Date:

22 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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