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Metallica Through the Never (2013)

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Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

Director:

Nimród Antal

Writers:

Nimród Antal (screenplay by), James Hetfield (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane DeHaan ... Trip
James Hetfield ... Himself
Lars Ulrich ... Himself
Kirk Hammett ... Himself
Robert Trujillo ... Himself
Kyle Thomson Kyle Thomson ... The Rider
Toby Hargrave ... Big Man
Mackenzie Gray ... Tall Man
Peter Bryant ... Car Crash man
Hrothgar Mathews ... Truck Driver
Jeremy Raymond ... Waving Man
Fraser Aitcheson ... Police
Ed Anders ... Police
Brett Armstrong ... Police
Charlie Attrill Charlie Attrill ... Police
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Storyline

A young Metallica roadie named Trip (Dane DeHaan) embarks on an apocalyptic journey through a decimated urban landscape as the band plays to a sold-out arena crowd in this high-concept concert film from director Nimrod Antal (Predators). As the band takes the stage before thousands of screaming fans, Trip is informed that a driver tasked with delivering a crucial item has gotten stranded on the other side of the city. It's his job to recover it, but getting there won't be easy because as the elaborate concert gets underway, rioters and police begin clashing in the streets. The city is burning, and a mysterious, masked figure on horseback is thriving on the chaos. When Trip incurs the wrath of the ruthless, hammer-wielding psycho and his marauding gang, he realizes that he may not live long enough to complete his mission. Meanwhile, the show must go on, and Metallica thrills the crowd with a thunderous collection of classics that include "Creeping Death", "Ride the Lightning", "Master ...

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Experience Metallica like never before

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Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violent content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metallica: Through the Never See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,672,000, 29 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,419,967, 27 October 2013
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At 93 minutes, the film is roughly an hour shorter than an actual Metallica concert. See more »

Goofs

When Trip has found the bag, he opens it to find out what is inside. A few moments later, when he tries to run from the angry mob, the bag is still open. In the next shot, running towards the high fence, the bag is closed. It would have been impossible for him to close the bag while running. See more »

Quotes

James Hetfield: [last lines]
James Hetfield: [the band has finished "Hit the Lights"] Alright! That feels alright!
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Crazy Credits

Metallica plays during the entire end credits. Images of Metallica playing in an empty arena alternate with the credits. After a while, Trip enters the arena to watch them play. See more »

Connections

Followed by Metallica: Amped for IMAX (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme for Otis
Written by Eric Lynn
Performed by Eric Lynn, Robin Moxey,
Greg Fidelman and Mark Mangini
Courtesy of Blackened Recordings
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For the die-hard fans
24 January 2014 | by haphazard72See all my reviews

I've just watched this and don't quite know what to make of it.

Whilst I love my hard rock and heavy metal, I'm not a massive fan of Metallica however I'd heard about this and wanted to check it out.

I must admit, I want to see them live now though! If this is an indication of their concerts and level of enthusiasm, I'm in!

The concert stuff was great. The effects were amazing. Just not sure about the tie in with the story. It was OK, but it didn't grab me by the big ones and drag me in. It could've been so much more perhaps (but not sure what!!!)

I'd suggest for the die-hard fans only....

Oh, by the way, watch right through the credits!!!


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