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Penelope Spheeris
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Total Titles at Criticker: 18 - You've Seen 0

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Balls to the Wall (2011)
An engaged guy is forced by his future father-in-law to take a side job moonlighting as an exotic dancer in order to pay extravagant wedding neither of them can afford. (imdb)
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The Kid & I (2005)
Loosely based on a true story, this unique and inspiring comedy is a buddy movie with a fresh twist. (Wheels Up Films)
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The Story of Bohemian Rhapsody (2004)
The story behind one of the best-loved songs, featuring Brian May and Roger Taylor's return to Rockfield Studios, where they rerecord the guitar and drum parts and tell the story of how the song came together. Narrated by Richard E Grant, includes exclusive rare recordings of Freddie Mercury performing the song in studio, Queen's first ever TV performance and the making of the video, as well as interviews with Mercury's friends and family, and Bjorn Ulvaeus from Abba. Also, a literature approach
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Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)
This documentary chronicles Jerry Harvey's emergence as a brilliant programmer at Z Channel, one of the country's first pay cable stations. It also explores Harvey's emotional and psychological descent, which eventually resulted in a shocking murder/suicide and the eventual demise of Z Channel itself. (IFCTV)
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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)
The rise and fall of the Houston-based Enron Corporation. The film offers the perspective of Cruver, played by Christian Kane, depicted as a brilliant but naïve young energy trader who was seduced by the company's "get rich quick" mantra. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Senseless (1998)
An outrageous comedy about two college students who'll try anything to get ahead! (Miramax)
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The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998)
The film involves hardcore street punks called "gutter punks" who take the anti-establishment message with extreme seriousness, and tune out society completely.
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Black Sheep (1996)
A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election. (imdb)
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The Little Rascals (1994)
Spanky and the members of the He-Man Woman Haters Club find out that Alfalfa has been courting Darla... (imdb)
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The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
A feature adaptation of the classic TV show, when nice guy redneck Jed Clampett strikes it rich when he finds black oil, and moves he and his kin to posh Beverly Hills. (imdb)
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Wayne
Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show. (imdb)
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The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988)
The documentary follows the heavy metal scene in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the glam metal subgenre. Spheeris explores the more famous musicians, including Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Mustaine and Paul Stanley. She then explores unknown bands, such as London, Odin and Seduce. The film also features interviews with members of Poison, Tuff, Vixen, Faster Pussycat, W.A.S.P. and more. (Wikipedia)
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Dudes (1987)
Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the help of a young woman who runs a wrecking service. (imdb)
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Hollywood Vice Squad (1986)
A mother goes to Hollywood to find her runaway daughter. She discovers that the girl has become involved in the pornography industry, and goes to the police to get help in finding her. (imdb)
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The Boys Next Door (1985)
Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trial of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout. (imdb)
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Suburbia (1983)
When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throw-away society... (imdb)
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The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)
The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X. (imdb)
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The Second Coming of Suzanne (1974)
Jared Martin plays an aspiring film maker obsessed with the idea of Christ as a woman, and tries to film his vision with Sondra Locke as his subject. Supposedly based on a song by Leonard Cohen (used in the film). (imdb)
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