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The Decline of Western Civilization | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Decline of Western Civilization  100 min,  [Documentary, History, Music]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [19 Mar 2016]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Alice Bag, Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Claude Bessy
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Penelope Spheeris
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Decline of Western Civilization Part III | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Decline of Western Civilization Part III  86 min,  [Documentary, Music]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [13 Nov 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Flea, Gary Fredo, Ron Martinez, Stephen Chambers
Plot:  The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years  93 min,  R,  [Documentary, Music]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [24 Aug 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Cooper, Gene Simmons, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler
Plot:  Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Wayne's World | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Wayne's World  94 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Music]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [14 Feb 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 57/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere
Plot:  Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.
Writer:  Mike Myers (characters), Mike Myers, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner
Language:  English, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Boys Next Door | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Boys Next Door  91 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [01 Oct 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlie Sheen, Christopher McDonald, Maxwell Caulfield, Patti D'Arbanville
Plot:  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 trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.
Writer:  Glen Morgan, James Wong
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dudes | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Dudes  90 min,  R,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [24 Jun 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Daniel Roebuck, Flea, Jon Cryer, Lee Ving
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Randall Jahnson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Black Sheep | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Black Sheep  87 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [02 Feb 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 28%, External Reviews
Actors:  Chris Farley, Christine Ebersole, David Spade, Tim Matheson
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Fred Wolf
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Little Rascals | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  The Little Rascals  82 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Family, Romance]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [05 Aug 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Brittany Ashton Holmes, Bug Hall, Jordan Warkol, Kevin Jamal Woods, Travis Tedford, Zachary Mabry
Plot:  Alfalfa is wooing Darla and his "He-Man-Woman-Hating" friends attempt to sabotage the relationship.
Writer:  Penelope Spheeris (story), Robert Wolterstorff (story), Mike Scott (story), Paul Guay (story), Stephen Mazur (story), Paul Guay (screenplay), Stephen Mazur (screenplay), Penelope Spheeris (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Beverly Hillbillies | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  The Beverly Hillbillies  92 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Family]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [15 Oct 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cloris Leachman, Diedrich Bader, Erika Eleniak, Jim Varney
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Paul Henning (television series), Lawrence Konner (story), Mark Rosenthal (story), Lawrence Konner (screenplay), Mark Rosenthal (screenplay), Jim Fisher (screenplay), Jim Staahl (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Senseless | Movie Details for Director Penelope Spheeris | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Senseless  93 min,  R,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Penelope Spheeris]  [20 Feb 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 6%, Metacritic 36/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Brad Dourif, David Spade, Debra Jo Rupp, Esther Scott, Marlon Wayans
Plot:  A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.
Writer:  Greg Erb, Craig Mazin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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