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The Dirt (2019)

TV-MA | | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 22 March 2019 (USA)
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Based on the bestselling autobiography from Mötley Crüe, the film is an unflinching tale of success and excess as four misfits rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame.

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Jeff Tremaine

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Amanda Adelson (screenplay), Tommy Lee (book) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Machine Gun Kelly ... Tommy Lee (as Colson Baker)
Erin Ownbey ... Excited Partygoer
Douglas Booth ... Nikki Sixx
Aaron Jay Rome ... Kayla's Boyfriend
Daniel Webber ... Vince Neil
Alyssa Marie Stilwell ... Kayla (as Alyssa Stillwell)
Brittany Furlan ... Biker Chick
Iwan Rheon ... Mick Mars
Trace Masters ... Frank Feranna, Jr., Age 8
Matthew Underwood ... Gino (as Matthew Clinton Underwood)
Kathryn Morris ... Deana
Vince Mattis ... Frank Feranna, Jr. (as Vince Robert Mattis)
Mark Ashworth ... Deana's Boyfriend
Avis-Marie Barnes Avis-Marie Barnes ... Officer
Eleanor T. Threatt Eleanor T. Threatt ... County Clerk
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Based on Mötley Crüe's 2001 best-selling autobiography, THE DIRT is an unflinching story about sex, drugs, rock 'n roll, fame, and the high price of excess. Director Jeff Tremaine shows us just how Nikki Sixx (Douglas Booth), Mick Mars (Iwan Rheon), Tommy Lee (Colson Baker), and Vince Neil (Daniel Webber) took Mötley Crüe from the Sunset Strip to the world stage, and what it meant to become the world's most notorious rock band. Written by Netflix

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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Val Kilmer was rumored to be playing David Lee Roth in the early stages of development. Kilmer denied the rumors, saying he was too old to play Roth. See more »

Goofs

In the doctor's office scene, x-rays of Mick Mars' spine are shown. Although there is a mild scoliosis of the thoracic spine, there is no radiographic evidence of ankylosing spondylitis seen in either x-ray. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nikki Sixx: [narrating] The 1980s, the worst fucking decade in human history. Preppies and keyboards, stupid haircuts, Jazzercise, and "Just Say No". It all fucking sucked! So what do you do when you're born in the wrong time? You make it yours. And that's what we did to the Sunset Strip.
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References Lady and the Tramp (1955) See more »

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I Can't Wait
Written by John Smith (as John Robert Smith)
Performed by Nu Shooz
Courtesy of Nu Shooz Orchestra, LLC
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Ten stars all day
29 March 2019 | by thegarlicconnectionSee all my reviews

If you weren't there, you may not get it. Great film.

Motley Crue defined the era from their start to their break-up. It wasn't grunge that killed rock-n-roll, it was the break-up of Motley Crue.

This was waaaay better than I expected. Watch it!


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