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Heavy Trip (2018)

Hevi reissu (original title)
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Turo (25) is trying to overcome his fears by leading the most unknown heavy metal band in Finland, Impaled Rektum, to the hottest metal festival of Norway. The journey includes heavy metal,... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johannes Holopainen ... Turo Moilanen
Samuli Jaskio Samuli Jaskio ... Lotvonen
Antti Heikkinen Antti Heikkinen ... Jyrki Kalevi 'Jynkky' Pätsi
Max Ovaska Max Ovaska ... Pasi / Xytrax
Minka Kuustonen ... Miia
Ville Tiihonen ... Jouni Tulkku
Kai Lehtinen ... Kujanpää
Chike Ohanwe Chike Ohanwe ... Oula
Pirjo Lonka Pirjo Lonka ... Pirjo
Martti Syrjä ... Lotvosen isä
Sinikka Mokkila Sinikka Mokkila ... Lotvosen äiti, Merja
Pertti Sveholm Pertti Sveholm ... Kunnanjohtaja
Rune Temte ... Frank Massegrav
Joel Hirvonen Joel Hirvonen ... Rankinen
Anssi Niemi ... Rankinen
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Turo (25) is trying to overcome his fears by leading the most unknown heavy metal band in Finland, Impaled Rektum, to the hottest metal festival of Norway. The journey includes heavy metal, grave robbing, Viking heaven and an armed conflict between Finland and Norway.

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Trivia

The rocket launcher used by the Norwegian border patrol is the same type used by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Commando (1985) See more »

Goofs

Pasi wears simple black t-shirt during recording of demo tape, but when the band walks out of the barn to see Norwegian visitor, he is wearing a t-shirt of famous Polish metal band - Behemoth. See more »

Quotes

Turo Moilanen: [as voiceover] Pasi works in the library...
Mother in library: [with daughter by her side] Hi, do you have Justin Beiber?
[= 'Robyn', Finnish artist, in original Finnish]
Turo Moilanen: [voiceover again, whilst Pasi looks non-plussed] We have Scandinavia's largest metal collection in town.
Pasi: [Turns to get from directly behind him, to pass over a CD to the Mother] Excellent choice: we have Uruguayan grind core metal.
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Soundtracks

Kuusamo (Africa)
Written by Toto Cutugno and Vito Pallavicini
Lyrics by Juha Vainio
Arranged by Mika Lammassaari
Performed by Eemeli Bodde
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For the heads
13 October 2018 | by visionaryblocSee all my reviews

Generally speaking, when pop culture tries to portray metal culture, or metalheads, or even just extreme music, it ends up being, at best, something vague that gestures in our direction. But this full length professional film did metal right. I was surprised too.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Finland | Norway | Belgium

Language:

Finnish | English | Norwegian

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,419, 7 October 2018

Gross USA:

$10,153

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,460
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2.35 : 1
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