The story of INXS, their personal lives and their rise to fame from Australian pubs to stadiums all around the world.
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Damon Herriman ...  Chris Murphy 2 episodes, 2014
Luke Arnold ...  Michael Hutchence 2 episodes, 2014
Hugh Sheridan ...  Garry Gary Beers 2 episodes, 2014
Andrew Ryan Andrew Ryan ...  Andrew Farriss 2 episodes, 2014
Alex Williams ...  Kirk Pengilly 2 episodes, 2014
Ido Drent ...  Jon Farriss 2 episodes, 2014
Nick Masters ...  Tim Farriss 2 episodes, 2014
John Adam ...  Kel Hutchence 2 episodes, 2014
Jane Allsop ...  Pat Hutchence 2 episodes, 2014
Brendan Barnett Brendan Barnett ...  Bono 2 episodes, 2014
Carolyn Bock ...  Jill Farriss 2 episodes, 2014
Daniel Bowden ...  Adam Ant 2 episodes, 2014
Laura Brent ...  Beth 'Buffy' Farriss 2 episodes, 2014
Katryn Broido Katryn Broido ...  Female Record Executive 2 episodes, 2014
Jessica Callaghan Jessica Callaghan ...  Girl 2 2 episodes, 2014
Tessa Cash Tessa Cash ...  Topless Girl 2 episodes, 2014
Alfred Coolwell Alfred Coolwell ...  Aboriginal Man 2 episodes, 2014
Maria Coviello Maria Coviello ...  Reporter 2 2 episodes, 2014
Ivy D'Orsogna ...  Female Interviewer 2 episodes, 2014
Ciara Davis Ciara Davis ...  Naked Girl 2 2 episodes, 2014
William Emmons ...  Doug Morris 2 episodes, 2014
Andrew S. Gilbert Andrew S. Gilbert ...  Dennie Farriss 2 episodes, 2014
Kylie Gulliver ...  Kym Wilson 2 episodes, 2014
Georgina Haig ...  Paula Yates 2 episodes, 2014
Jane Harber ...  Michelle Bennett 2 episodes, 2014
Georgie Harkin Georgie Harkin ...  Kempsey Girl 1 2 episodes, 2014
John Hastie John Hastie ...  Reporter 1 2 episodes, 2014
Caroline Hoe Caroline Hoe ...  Naked Girl 3 2 episodes, 2014
Jacob Holt ...  Young Jon 2 episodes, 2014
Mitchell Hope ...  Young Tim 2 episodes, 2014
Sam Howard ...  Young Kirk 2 episodes, 2014
Chernae Howlett Chernae Howlett ...  Pretty Girl Crowd 1 2 episodes, 2014
Paul Ireland Paul Ireland ...  Lee James 2 episodes, 2014
Samantha Jade Samantha Jade ...  Kylie Minogue 2 episodes, 2014
Mallory Jansen ...  Helena Christensen 2 episodes, 2014
Ryan Johnson ...  Gary Morris 2 episodes, 2014
Peter Karlos Peter Karlos ...  Bus Driver 2 episodes, 2014
Nathaniel Kelly Nathaniel Kelly ...  Gendarme 2 episodes, 2014
Tim Langdon Tim Langdon ...  Young Andrew 2 episodes, 2014
Czarina Lapus Czarina Lapus ...  Woman 2 episodes, 2014
Dave Lawson ...  Cary Grant 2 episodes, 2014
Virginie Le Brun ...  Lysette 2 episodes, 2014
Ashlee Lollback ...  American Girlfriend 2 episodes, 2014
Stephen Lopez ...  Head of Security 2 episodes, 2014
Carlos Mabjaia Carlos Mabjaia ...  College DJ 2 episodes, 2014
Samara Alana Samara Alana ...  Naked Girl 1 2 episodes, 2014
Celeste Markwell Celeste Markwell ...  Receptionist 2 episodes, 2014
Alex Mccarthy Alex Mccarthy ...  Motorcycle Policeman 2 episodes, 2014
Darci McDonald ...  Alison 2 episodes, 2014
Lisa McGregor Lisa McGregor ...  Jane 2 episodes, 2014
Amanda McKay Amanda McKay ...  Midwife 2 episodes, 2014
Rarmian Newton ...  Young Garry 2 episodes, 2014
James William O'Halloran ...  Kym's Boyfriend 2 episodes, 2014
Grant Piro ...  Molly Meldrum 2 episodes, 2014
Garth Ploog Garth Ploog ...  Jason Donovan 2 episodes, 2014
Dario Quiroga Dario Quiroga ...  Customs Officer 2 episodes, 2014
Sarah Roberts ...  Backup Singer Shelly / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Ben Ronec Ben Ronec ...  Bully 1 2 episodes, 2014
Alexandra Paterson Alexandra Paterson ...  Julie 2 episodes, 2014
Nikita Sage Nikita Sage ...  Naked Girl 2 episodes, 2014
Olaf Savage Olaf Savage ...  Cabbie 2 episodes, 2014
Robert Shook ...  Hotel Staffer 2 episodes, 2014
Tegan Short Tegan Short ...  Birthday Girl 2 episodes, 2014
Zac Soderstrom Zac Soderstrom ...  James Farriss 2 episodes, 2014
Freya Stafford ...  Kim D 2 episodes, 2014
Jacinta Stapleton ...  Reen Nalli 2 episodes, 2014
Brett Swain ...  Dez Jose 2 episodes, 2014
Emily Taheny ...  Annie 2 episodes, 2014
Vanessa Vescio Vanessa Vescio ...  Kempsey Girl 2 2 episodes, 2014
Lisbert Vester-Fraser Lisbert Vester-Fraser ...  Neuro Surgeon 2 episodes, 2014
Toby Wallace ...  Young Michael 2 episodes, 2014
Christie Whelan Browne Christie Whelan Browne ...  Shelley Blanks (Farriss) 2 episodes, 2014
Sandy Winton ...  Detective Chambers 2 episodes, 2014
Jim Xyga Jim Xyga ...  Offsider 2 episodes, 2014
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The story of INXS, their personal lives and their rise to fame from Australian pubs to stadiums all around the world.

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Kirk Pengilly has one daughter, with his ex-girlfriend Karen Hutchinson, named April-Rose Pengilly, who is now an actor / model. Hutchinson and Pengilly were together for ten years, in which time she toured with the band. Pengilly later married Rockmelon's guest vocalist Deni Hines, who is the daughter of African American, ex-pat singer, and Reality TV judge, Marcia Hines, but, the marriage only lasted ten months, and the two parted ways in early 1995. Deni Hines also sang backing vocals on INXS' single, "Not Enough Time". Pengilly was once engaged to freelance DJ Louise Hegarty, and, the relationship lasted for seven years. Pengilly eventually married former world women's champion pro-surfer, Layne Beachley, and, they renewed their wedding vows in 2014, after Beachley lost her wedding ring, whilst surfing See more »

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Not great not as bad as some say
14 September 2014 | by ruminor456See all my reviews

I liked the band, and was eager to see the movie, which nevertheless turned out to be a bit soap-operaish. For a movie that went two parts, I left feeling like the whole story of the band hadn't been told. It was more like here are the big moments, First Big US Tour, Bang! Wembley, Bang! and at times it verged on being the Michael Hutchence Story.

I know the band likes to play it up in their bio books, but I seriously doubt they were stealing Adam Ant's women. I was around for those shows back then, and believe me, for a while he was the biggest chick magnet going. Guess the guys feel compelled to create their own legends. Likewise I was amused at how the band apparently balked at opening for him, kind of arrogant considering they were nobodies then (at least in the U.S) and had a shot to play 5,000 seat arenas instead of 50 seat pubs.

Still, I watched it once, I'd watch it again just for the music. This often replays late nights on cable, and it's a fun watch. Nice touch also including the acoustic "Don't Change" tribute version (if you haven't heard the original which also includes the haunting background vocals give it a listen.)


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2014 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Shine Australia See more »
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(2 parts)

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Dolby Digital | DTS (HD Master Audio 5.1)

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1.78 : 1
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