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The Go-Go's are the most successful female rock band of all time. This documentary chronicles the meteoric rise of a band born of the LA punk scene that not only captured but created a zeitgeist.

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Themselves
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Self - Lead Guitar / Keyboards (archiveFootage)
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Self - Lead Singer (archiveFootage)
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Self - Drummer (archiveFootage)
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Self - Guitarist (archiveFootage)
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Self - Original Drummer
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Self - Rhythm Guitar (archiveFootage)
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Self - Original Bass Guitar
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Self - Punk Poet
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Themselves (archiveFootage)
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Self - Bikini Kill
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Self - Manager
John Schock Sr. ...
Self - Gina's Father (archiveFootage) (as Mr. Schock)
June Schock ...
Self - Gina's Mother (archiveFootage) (as Mrs. Schock)
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Self - Madness
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Self - The Specials
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Themselves (archiveFootage)
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Themselves (archiveFootage)
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Self - The Specials (archiveFootage)
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Self - Co-Founder, Stiff Records
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Self - KROQ - 'Rodney on the Roqs' (archiveFootage)
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Self - Writer, Rolling Stone
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Self
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Self - Founder, I.R.S. Records (as Miles Copeland)
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Self - Record Producer
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Self - The Police
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Themselves (archiveFootage)
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Self - VJ, MTV
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Self (archiveFootage)
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Self - Rolling Stone (archiveFootage)
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Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Alison Ellwood

Produced by

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Trevor Birney ... producer
David Blackman ... executive producer
Brendan J. Byrne ... executive producer
Art Cisneros ... co-executive producer
Andre Coutu ... post producer
Wally Eltawashy ... executive producer
Kate Griffiths ... additional archive producer
Daniel Inkeles ... executive producer
Mairead Kelly ... development producer (as Máireád Kelly)
Caryn MacLean ... executive producer
Bob McCown ... co-executive producer
Eimhear O'Neill ... producer
Corey Russell ... producer
Rachael Spence ... development producer (as Rachel Spence)

Music by

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Matthew Hauser

Cinematography by

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Samuel Painter

Film Editing by

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Brett Banks

Editorial Department

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Chris Blacklock ... Colorist - Additional
Erica Giunta ... assistant editor
Thomas Kuo ... film scanner: 16mm
Tom Mayclim ... data manager: Company 3
Laura Menheere ... assistant editor
Eric Myles ... digital intermediate editor
Joanne Rourke ... colorist
James Yazbeck ... post-production assistant (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Sven Bayerbach ... hair stylist
Matthew Burton ... hair stylist
Kat Connelly ... makeup
Daniel Coronado ... makeup
Dwight Davis ... hair stylist
Nichole England ... makeup
Candace Henderson ... makeup
Jessica Pirkl Lindsay ... makeup (as Jessica Pirkl)
Francis MacTavish ... hair stylist (as Frankie MacTavish)
Dominic C. Skinner ... makeup (as Dominic Skinner)
John Stapleton ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Carol Murphy ... production manager
Allan Weinrib ... head of production
Jerrett Zaroski ... post-production supervisor

Art Department

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Chris Bialkowski ... creative design lead
Elaine Cecchinelli ... graphic designer
Camille Maren ... graphic designer
Charlie Shekter ... graphic designer
Tim Vierling ... graphics producer

Sound Department

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Stephen Barden ... sound effects editor
Andy Boag ... sound recordist
Dennis Haggerty ... sound recordist
Justin Hennard ... sound mixer / sound recordist
Maximillien Holland ... sound recordist
Chris Jenkins ... re-recording mixer
Travis Kasperbauer ... audio engineer
Chris McIntire ... sound recordist
David Mitlyng ... sound recordist
Sal Ojeda ... re-recording mix assistant
Daniela Pinto ... assistant sound editor
Jill Purdy ... dialogue editor
Steve Theroux ... sound recordist
Mark Zsifkovits ... sound re-recording assistant

Visual Effects by

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Ben Fine ... visual effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Dianne Carter ... Archival Photographer
Elaine Cecchinelli ... additional photography
Jeremy Evans ... camera assistant / second camera
Jordan Garrett ... camera assistant / second camera
Mark Garrett ... additional cinematography
Ariel Grandoli ... camera assistant / second camera
Robert Janecka ... gaffer
Joao Janeiro ... gaffer
Ronan Killeen ... additional cinematography
Jules Kueffer ... publicity photography
Camille Maren ... additional photography
Martin Rosas ... second camera
Nancy Sernag ... camera assistant / second camera
Brad Serreno ... second camera
Charlie Shekter ... additional photography
Alan Steinheimer ... gaffer

Animation Department

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Ben Fine ... animator
Jun Lee ... animator
Junsik Na ... animator
Sean Vickery ... animator

Music Department

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Stephen Barden ... music editor
Steven DePalo ... mix engineer
Amy Fritz ... music supervisor
Chris Jordao ... guitar
Ray Ketchem ... Recording Engineer
Conrad Korsch ... Bass
Oz Noy ... Guitar
Shawn Pelton ... Drums

Additional Crew

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Brian Alexander ... business and legal affairs
Gabrielle Altheim ... Assistant to Executive Producer
Jane Andrews ... finance accountant
Adriana Aviles ... production accountant
Craig Bankey ... publicist
Samantha Benson ... production coordinator
Andrew Bergant ... additional archive researcher
Sheila Birney ... transcriptions
Chris Brown ... publicist
Darren Brown ... insurance broker
Louise Cavanagh ... legal
Sabina Cherek ... head of finance
Christine Corscadden ... finance accountant
Bryan Delagarza ... production assistant
Joshua Duggan ... production assistant (as Josh Duggan)
Erika Enggren ... production assistant
Hayley Fox ... insurance broker
Richard Higgins ... additional archive researcher
Annie Imamura ... publicist
Travis Kasperbauer ... stage manager
Robert Komadina ... Production Executive
Michael Law ... production coordinator
Gemma Major ... production team
Millar McCall Wylie ... legal
Jan McGullagh ... production team
Kevin McLaughlin ... publicist
Damian McParland ... legal
Anthony Meade ... production assistant
Sujata Murthy ... media and artist relations: for UME
Arlene O'Connor ... publicist
Brown O'Connor ... publicist
Bláthnaid O'Donoghue ... production assistant
Kirk Rhodes ... production assistant
Chris Scott ... production team
Michael Seitzer ... business and legal affairs
Marcos Sotelo ... assistant to: Daniel Inkeles
David Steinberg ... legal
Bob Tarantino ... legal
Sergio Vitaliti ... Finance: Polygram
Talia Wooldridge ... archive producer
Jimmy Ye ... audit accountant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

As the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play their own instruments, write their own songs and soar to No. 1 on the album charts, the Go-Go's are the most successful female rock band of all time. Underpinned by candid testimonies from The Go-Go's past and present, this documentary chronicles the meteoric rise to fame of a band born of the LA punk scene that not only captured but created a zeitgeist. Written by SHOWTIME

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Also Known As
  • The Go-Go's: Pioneras del Pop (Spain)
  • The Go-Go's - 80'ernes legendariske pigeband (Denmark)
  • The Go-Go's: punk rock au féminin (Canada, French title)
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Runtime
  • 98 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The Go-Go's star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame is located at 6652 Hollywood Boulevard. See more »
Movie Connections Features The Twilight Zone (1959). See more »
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Quotes Self - Lead Singer: The LA punk scene - it was D.I.Y. and if you were terrible, you were cooler. And, anybody could whatever they wanted. It was total freedom.
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