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Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 2016 (USA)
A young punk's odyssey.

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James Merendino

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James Merendino
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Credited cast:
Devon Sawa ... Sean
Machine Gun Kelly ... Crash (as Richard Colson Baker)
Hannah Marks ... Penny
Ben Schnetzer ... Ross
Sarah Clarke ... Trish
James Duval ... John The Mod
Adam Pascal ... Eddie
Michael A. Goorjian ... Bob
Jarrod Phillips ... Penny's Dad
John Forker ... Club Patron
Tua Kealoha ... Bouncer
Jenny Jaffe ... Shelly
Levi Wilson ... Dorgon
Emma Pace ... Lillith
Braxton McAllister Braxton McAllister ... Cop
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Ross, Penny and Crash, young... outsiders from different tribes, embark on a road trip to a huge punk show. Ross, 19, is the love child of Trish and Heroin Bob, who died before Ross was born. During their odyssey, and with the help of a healthy dose of drugs, alcohol and punk music, Ross shreds his darkly Gothic outlook and embraces life. His mother Trish, who raised Ross alone in her steam punk shop, discovers that he is in a crisis. She recruits his 'uncles,' Bob's old SLC gang, to help find him. When all collide at the concert, they are forced to deal with their unresolved relationships with Bob.

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Language:

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Release Date:

2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

SLC Punk 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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The original movie was a big inspiration in Machine Gun Kelly's career and life. See more »

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John The Mod is labeled as Norwegian black metal, yet mentions he will do a "Death Metal" version of the song "Smelly Cat" from Friends at some point when talking to Sean. See more »

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Follows SLC Punk! (1998) See more »

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Don't Want You Back
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In a way, the movie kind of becomes what it's supposed to be fighting against.
12 April 2016 | by HellmantSee all my reviews

'PUNK'S DEAD: SLC PUNK 2': Two and a Half Stars (Out of Five)

A sequel to the 1998 cult classic 'SLC PUNK!'; once again written and directed by James Merendino. Actors Michael A. Goorjian, Devon Sawa, James Duval and Adam Pascal all reprise their roles (from the original film); as Heroin Bob, Sean, John the Mod and Eddie. Matthew Lillard (the star of 'SLC PUNK!') did not agree to return, to his most iconic role. The film also stars Ben Schnetzer, Machine Gun Kelly, Hannah Marks and Sarah Clarke (replacing Annabeth Gish, as Trish). The film tells the story of three outsider rebels, on a road trip to a punk rock show. It's definitely nowhere near as good (or as classic) as the original.

The story, this time, revolves around a 19-year-old misfit, named Ross (Schnetzer); the son of Heroine Bob (Goorjian) and Trish (Clarke). Bob died before Ross was born, but he still narrates his story; from beyond the grave. Ross just got dumped by a girl, and has decided to go on a road trip with two punk friends, Penny (Marks) and Crash (Kelly), to a punk rock show. Along the way he does drugs and alcohol, for the very first time, and his mother becomes very concerned; upon hearing about it.

The movie is extremely low-budget, and amateurish looking; which is very fitting for a movie about punks, and punk rock music. I admire the message of the film, and a lot of things the filmmakers were trying to say, but I just don't think it came together right (as a whole). The jokes are not funny, and the characters all seem like bad fake stereotypes. In a way, the movie kind of becomes what it's supposed to be fighting against. I respect it's ambition, and effort though; but it definitely doesn't live up to the original. There are some good live performance in it (from the likes of Dwarfs and Screeching Weasel), and the soundtrack is pretty cool though!

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