Top Punk Rock movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent The Runaways on DVD The Runaways
Synopsis
Dakota Fanning stars in The Runaways, about a group of extraordinary young women as they rise from rebellious Southern California kids to rock stars of the now legendary band that paved the way for future generations of girl musicians.
Cast
Cast
Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve, Riley Keough, Scout Taylor-Compton, Alia Shawkat, Johnny Lewis, Tatum O'Neal, Brett Cullen, Hannah Marks
Director
Director
Floria Sigismondi
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Indie Dramas, Punk Rock, Classic Rock
Rent Sid & Nancy on DVD Sid & Nancy
Synopsis
This gritty biopic portrays the relationship and downward spiral of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious (Gary Oldman) and his junkie girlfriend, Nancy Spungen (Chloe Webb), from their first meeting soon after Vicious joined the iconic punk band to the tragic end of their story. Hole front woman Courtney Love plays Nancy's friend, Gretchen, and music from the Clash's Joe Strummer, the Pogues, the Circle Jerks and others is included on the soundtrack.
Cast
Cast
Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman, Debby Bishop, Drew Schofield, Xander Berkeley, Perry Benson, Tony London, Sandy Baron, Courtney Love
Director
Director
Alex Cox
Genres
Genres
Drama, Showbiz Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Dramas Based on Real Life, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten on DVD Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
Synopsis
Joe Strummer, the late lead singer of the legendary punk-rock band the Clash, narrates this music-lover's documentary of his own life courtesy of collected interviews and tapes from his BBC radio show. The film features rare footage of the rock hero, from his childhood to his later days playing with the Mescaleros, and includes interviews with Strummer fans such as Bono, Johnny Depp, John Cusack and members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Cast
Cast
Joe Strummer, Bono, Steve Buscemi, John Cusack, Peter Cushing, Johnny Depp, Matt Dillon, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Director
Director
Julien Temple
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Punk Rock
Rent SLC Punk on DVD SLC Punk
Synopsis
Recent college grads Stevo (Matthew Lillard) and Heroin Bob (Michael Goorjian) sport blue Mohawks, listen to hard-core punk and live according to their own rules. Not a problem in many places, but in Salt Lake City they're total outcasts. Add to the mix Stevo's father (Christopher McDonald), who wants his son to study law at Harvard (just as he did). Stevo must decide whether to stay true to his own ideals or start planning for his future.
Cast
Cast
Matthew Lillard, Michael A. Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Jennifer Lien, Christopher McDonald, Devon Sawa, Adam Pascal, Jason Segel, Til Schweiger, James Duval
Director
Director
James Merendino
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Punk Rock
Rent American Hardcore on DVD American Hardcore
Synopsis
Tracing punk-rock music's turbulent history from 1980 to '86, this retrospective documentary celebrates the hundreds of influential hard-core bands that paved the way for tamer acts such as Nirvana, Blink-182, the Beastie Boys, Green Day and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Archival footage includes performances from the Circle Jerks, Flipper, Gwar, Jerry's Kids, the Replacements, the Teen Idles and Wasted Youth.
Cast
Cast
Black Flag, Bad Brains, Minor Threat, SS Decontrol, Circle Jerks, Mike Watt, Gwar, Flipper, Jerry's Kids, Replacements, Teen Idles, Wasted Youth
Director
Director
Paul Rachman
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent End of the Century: The Ramones on DVD End of the Century: The Ramones
Synopsis
Variously dubbed "A punk Last Waltz" and "One headbangin' helluva good time," this incisive documentary about the Ramones by Michael Gramaglia and Jim Fields traces the seminal punk band's trajectory from obscurity to fame to induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It's an insider look at the rockers -- blemishes and all -- that will probably make your head spin. Includes interviews with Joe Strummer, Debbie Harry, Nicolas Cage and others.
Cast
Cast
Johnny Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Tommy Ramone, Joey Ramone, Marky Ramone, Ritchie Ramone, C.J. Ramone, Rob Zombie, Deborah Harry, Anthony Kiedis
Director
Director
Jim Fields, Michael Gramaglia
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent The Filth and the Fury: A Sex Pistols Film on DVD The Filth and the Fury: A Sex Pistols Film
Synopsis
Director Julian Temple's rockumentary toasts the godfathers of punk, the Sex Pistols, with an array of Pistols hits; interviews with controversial manager Malcolm McLaren and front man Johnny Rotten; and a look at Sid Vicious's tragic life. Chronically cranky and famously out of control, the band recorded only one album and imploded after 26 months. But their influence on the music world continues to reverberate.
Cast
Cast
John Lydon, Paul Cook, Sid Vicious, Glen Matlock, Steve Jones, Malcolm McLaren
Director
Director
Julien Temple
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Biographical Documentaries, Music & Musicals
Rent New York Doll on DVD New York Doll
Synopsis
Greg Whiteley's documentary tells the story of glam-rock-punk band the New York Dolls, from their meteoric rise to their drug-and-alcohol-riddled demise. But the film's main focus is a current portrait of bassist and leader Arthur "Killer" Kane, a recovering alcoholic who now lives a quiet life as a Mormon. When rocker Morrissey plans a reunion of the band, Whiteley captures Kane and the rest of the group as they attempt a surprising comeback.
Cast
Cast
David Johansen, Sylvain Sylvain, Arthur Kane, Morrissey, Bob Geldof, Iggy Pop, Mick Jones, Steve Conte
Director
Director
Greg Whiteley
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Indie Documentaries, Punk Rock
Rent Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains on DVD Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains
Synopsis
In this cult classic, a troubled teen forms a punk band with her sister and cousin. Despite the fact that they have no musical experience or talent, they soon gain a devoted following while opening for another band on tour.
Cast
Cast
Diane Lane, Ray Winstone, Laura Dern, Marin Kanter, Christine Lahti, Peter Donat, Janet Wright, Mia Bendixsen, Stuart Ferguson, Paul Simonon
Director
Director
Lou Adler
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Showbiz Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Cult Comedies, Showbiz Dramas, Punk Rock
Rent The Clash: Westway to the World on DVD The Clash: Westway to the World
Synopsis
This entertaining documentary tracks the rise and fall of the British punk group The Clash, widely considered one of the greatest bands of all time. The group is featured in a series of revealing interviews (many exclusive to this release) intertwined with hefty doses of previously unseen live footage that encompass the legendary band's career in its entirety.
Cast
Cast
Clash, Terry Chimes, Nicky Headon, Topper Headon, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer
Director
Director
Don Letts
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Rockumentaries
Rent We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen on DVD We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen
Synopsis
Tim Irwin's documentary chronicles the ups, downs and all-arounds of pioneering punkers the Minutemen. The film weaves together more than 80 interviews to tell the story of the underground California band formed by D. Boon and Mike Watt. Punk icons including Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Black Flag's Henry Rollins discuss the band's influence on the genre, and never-before-seen footage captures the raw intensity of the Minutemen live onstage.
Cast
Cast
D. Boon, George Hurley, Mike Watt, Henry Rollins, Flea, Thurston Moore, Richard Hell, Ian MacKaye, Greg Ginn, Lee Ranaldo, Kjehl Johansen, Curt Kirkwood
Director
Director
Tim Irwin
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent What We Do Is Secret on DVD What We Do Is Secret
Synopsis
This dramatized biography profiles Darby Crash, the punk music pioneer who founded the short-lived but highly influential band the Germs -- from the group's earliest days when they could scarcely play their instruments to Crash's overdose in 1980.
Cast
Cast
Shane West, Bijou Phillips, Rick Gonzalez, Noah Segan, Ashton Holmes, Tina Majorino, Lauren German, Keir O'Donnell, Sebastian Roché, Azura Skye, Katharine Leonard
Director
Director
Rodger Grossman
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Showbiz Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Punk Rock
Rent Punk: Attitude on DVD Punk: Attitude
Synopsis
From London's 1970 mod scene to Sonic Youth, punk music has always been about attitude and anarchy. This comprehensive rockumentary traces the roots of punk, from The Velvet Underground and the New York Dolls to the Sex Pistols and The Clash. Punkers Henry Rollins, Jello Biafra, Tommy Ramone and David Johansen share their wild stories, and there's vintage performance footage of the Sex Pistols, the Ramones, the Clash, the Damned and much more.
Cast
Cast
Iggy Pop, Chrissie Hynde, Jello Biafra, Beastie Boys, Henry Rollins, Clash, Jim Jarmusch, Mary Harron, New York Dolls, Sex Pistols, Velvet Underground, Damned
Director
Director
Don Letts
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Another State of Mind on DVD Another State of Mind
Synopsis
This 1984 documentary tracks the exploits of three progressive punk bands -- Youth Brigade, Social Distortion and Minor Threat -- as they traipse across the country on a whirlwind (and rather unorganized) tour. Attempting to hit 30 cities in just 35 days, and traveling in a ramshackle school bus, the bands offered up plenty of disorder along the way, providing the perfect coupling of music and rock star antics.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Danell, Ian MacKaye, Mike Ness, Adam Stern, Sean Stern
Director
Director
Adam Small, Peter Stuart
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Downtown 81 on DVD Downtown 81
Synopsis
A gritty, punk-rock fantasia starring legendary graffiti artist, poet and musician Jean Michel Basquiat, Downtown 81 was, for years, considered a "lost" film. It chronicles the hipper-than-hip downtown New York art and music scene of 1980-81 while capturing one of the most interesting and lively artists of the late 20th century as he stands poised for fame. Features appearances by Deborah Harry, Fab Five Freddy and Kid Creole and the Coconuts.
Cast
Cast
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Fab Five Freddy, Deborah Harry, Vincent Gallo, Eszter Balint
Director
Director
Edo Bertoglio
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Indie Dramas, Painting, Art & Design, Punk Rock
Rent Shane MacGowan: If I Should Fall From... on DVD Shane MacGowan: If I Should Fall From...
Synopsis
As the front man for the punk rock group The Pogues, Shane MacGowan is best known for being an Irish party boy with a gift for songwriting. Through interviews spanning his career, this documentary gives an intimate look at the life of the artist.
Cast
Cast
The Pogues, Shane MacGowan
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent CBGB on DVD CBGB
Synopsis
Renewing the legend of one of New York's most storied nightclubs, this raucous drama features the punk and rock legends who made CBGB famous. While the club's owner had hoped to open CBGB as a country venue, it soon became something quite different.
Cast
Cast
Alan Rickman, Malin Akerman, Justin Bartha, Richard DeKlerk, Johnny Galecki, Ashley Greene, Rupert Grint, Taylor Hawkins, Stana Katic, Donal Logue, Joel David Moore , Freddy Rodriguez, Mickey Sumner, Bradley Whitford
Director
Director
Randall Miller
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Showbiz Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Real Life, Period Pieces, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Fugazi: Instrument on DVD Fugazi: Instrument
Synopsis
This unpredictable and fluid musical film by Jem Cohen is less a documentary about the punk band Fugazi and more a visual interpretation of the group's artistic efforts. Energetically charged live performances, studio sessions and atypical fan interviews combine for a one-of-a-kind, mixed format piece. Bonus material includes two stark video shorts from the filmmaker, augmented by music from Fugazi band members.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Jem Cohen
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop
Rent Green Day: Bullet in a Bible on DVD Green Day: Bullet in a Bible
Synopsis
By combining concert footage from two Green Day shows filmed at England's Milton Keynes National Bowl, director Samuel Bayer captures the popular punk rockers performing some of the biggest hits of their career. Tracks include "American Idiot," "Longview," "Basket Case," "Jesus of Suburbia," "St. Jimmy," "Hitchin' a Ride," "Wake Me Up When September Ends," "Brain Stew" and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."
Cast
Cast
Green Day
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent The Other F Word on DVD The Other F Word
Synopsis
This insightful documentary examines the mid-life evolution of a generation of punk rockers, including Jim Lindberg, Art Alexakis and Flea, who must reconcile fatherhood and responsible family life with their status as legendary anti-authoritarians.
Cast
Cast
Jim Lindberg, Art Alexakis, Flea, Tony Hawk, Mark Mothersbaugh, Mark Hoppus, Rick Thorne, Fat Mike, Joe Escalante, Brett Gurewitz, Matt Freeman
Director
Director
Andrea Blaugrund
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Henry Rollins: Live Uncut from NYC on DVD Henry Rollins: Live Uncut from NYC
Synopsis
Filmed live in New York City during his 2006 spoken word tour, this performance showcases Henry Rollins at his best as he offers his uncensored -- and sometimes outrageous -- observations on politics, popular culture and his various exploits.
Cast
Cast
Henry Rollins
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Performance Art & Spoken Word, Stand-Up, Punk Rock, Theater Arts
Rent Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks on DVD Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks
Synopsis
Get the definitive story behind one of the classic albums from the British punk era, and see in-depth interviews with the surviving band members of the Sex Pistols as they discuss how this groundbreaking LP came together.
Cast
Cast
Sex Pistols, Paul Cook, Dave Goodman, John Ingham, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock, Malcolm McLaren, Jamie Reid, Charles M. Young
Director
Director
Matthew Longfellow
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Suburbia on DVD Suburbia
Synopsis
Escaping their hard-boozing mother, Evan (Bill Coyne) and his brother, Ethan (Andrew Pece), take refuge with punks who live as squatters in an abandoned home next to a highway in this Penelope Spheeris-helmed film, which examines Los Angeles' punk rock scene in the 1980s. But the boys' newfound clan is tested when a group of discontented suburbanites comes down on them. T.S.O.L., The Vandals and D.I. deliver live performances.
Cast
Cast
Bill Coyne, Andrew Pece, D.I., The Vandals, T.S.O.L., Chris Pedersen, Jennifer Clay, Timothy O'Brien, Wade Walston
Director
Director
Penelope Spheeris
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Punk Rock
Rent Jubilee on DVD Jubilee
Synopsis
Equally rich in visual presentation and violence, this unusual look at British punk rock culture takes a jaunt through time, following the transportation of Queen Elizabeth and her court magician from 1578 to a future that's a violent wasteland. Musical performances by Siouxsie and the Banshees, Adam Ant and Brian Eno are infused throughout this film from experimental director Derek Jarman (Glitterbug).
Cast
Cast
Jenny Runacre, Nell Campbell, Toyah Willcox, Jordan, Linda Spurrier, Ian Charleson, Richard O'Brien, Adam Ant, Karl Johnson, Neil Kennedy, Jack Birkett
Director
Director
Derek Jarman
Genres
Genres
Independent, Experimental, Indie Dramas, Punk Rock
Rent Kill Your Idols on DVD Kill Your Idols
Synopsis
This surreal trip through the fringe music scene of the late 1970s and early '80s looks at the contributions of art punkers who released a stream of genius songs but who, just like those who came before them, have been branded as unoriginal by the bands that follow them. An ode to creativity and originality that, apropos of its subject matter, manages to be offbeat itself, this film features The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop and more.
Cast
Cast
Glenn Branca, Sonic Youth, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Eugene Hütz, Arto Lindsay, Lydia Lunch, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Teenage Jesus & the Jerks, Black Dice, Liars, Gogol Bordello
Director
Director
Scott Crary
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent We Are the Best! on DVD We Are the Best!
Synopsis
Inspired by a graphic novel, this coming-of-age charmer set in 1980s Stockholm follows a trio of 13-year-old misfits who refuse to believe punk is dead, forming a band in spite of their collective lack of musicianship.
Cast
Cast
Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne, Anna Rydgren, Johan Liljemark, Mattias Wiberg, Jonathan Salomonsson, Charlie Falk, David Dencik, Lena Carlsson
Director
Director
Lukas Moodysson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Indie Comedies, Punk Rock, Foreign Comedies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Rock & Pop, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent A Band Called Death on DVD A Band Called Death
Synopsis
Blending a larger-than-life family story and a rock documentary, this film follows David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney, three teenage brothers from Detroit who founded the band Death, commonly regarded as the first black punk group, in the early 1970s.
Cast
Cast
David Hackney, Bobby Hackney, Dannis Hackney, Alice Cooper, Henry Rollins
Director
Director
Jeff Howlett, Mark Christopher Covino
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Punk Rock
Rent Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder: Punk on DVD Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder: Punk
Synopsis
During the height of the punk rock and New Wave movements in the 1970s and '80s, late-night talk-show host Tom Snyder hung out with plenty of unruly folks. This collection of clips from the era includes some of his program's best moments. "The Tomorrow Show" featured amazing and memorable performances by the Ramones, Elvis Costello, Iggy Pop, John Lydon, Joan Jett, the Jam, Patti Smith, The Plasmatics and more.
Cast
Cast
Tom Snyder, The Plasmatics, Ramones, Joan Jett, Jam, Patti Smith, John Lydon, Iggy Pop, Elvis Costello
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Variety & Talk Shows, Punk Rock, Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, TV Classics
Rent Punk's Not Dead on DVD Punk's Not Dead
Synopsis
This documentary explores the evolution of punk music, tracing the scene from era to era with the bands that have come to define the genre. Sanctioned by the artists, this film features contributions from bands like the Ramones, Black Flag and NOFX.
Cast
Cast
Ramones, Bad Religion, Green Day, NOFX, Adicts, Rancid, Black Flag, Damned, Minor Threat, Social Distortion
Director
Director
Susan Dyner
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock
Rent Edgeplay: A Film About the Runaways on DVD Edgeplay: A Film About the Runaways
Synopsis
"Jail bait" rockers The Runaways tell their own tale -- their hopes, dreams and eventual implosion due to incessant media hectoring, infighting among the band members and chronic drug use. Directed by Victory Tischler-Blue, the film shows what it was like for six teenage girls to gain notoriety in an era hostile to female musicians. Includes live performances, a special appearance by Suzi Quatro and new songs by Quatro and Lita Ford.
Cast
Cast
Kari Krome, Sandy West, Lita Ford, Cherie Currie, Jackie Fox, Victory Tischler-Blue, Kim Fowley, Toby Mamis, Suzi Quatro, Jeri W, Marie K
Director
Director
Victory Tischler-Blue
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Classic Rock, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Gits on DVD The Gits
Synopsis
Filmmaker Kerri O'Kane's incisive documentary tracks the inception and ascent of Seattle-based post-punk band the Gits, whose rise to prominence was cut short by the shocking rape and murder of their fiery lead singer, Mia Zapata, in 1993. Featuring performance footage and reflective interviews with the remaining members of the Gits, O'Kane's labor of love celebrates Zapata's memory and the group's enduring legacy.
Cast
Cast
Mia Zapata, Steve Moriarty, Andrew Kessler, Matt Dresdner, Valerie M. Agnew, Lisa Faye Beatty, Elizabeth F. Davis
Director
Director
Kerri O'Kane
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Crime Documentaries, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Social Distortion: Live in Orange County on DVD Social Distortion: Live in Orange County
Synopsis
Punkers Social Distortion exploded onto the scene in the early 1980s with a gimmick that no other band could boast -- country and Western music! But when singer Mike Ness and his mates took to the stage, skeptics were silenced, and audiences were soon multiplying in size as the group rocked out (with a twang) at live shows across the country. This concert was recorded in Orange County in January 2003.
Cast
Cast
Social Distortion
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Bad Brains: Live at CBGB 1982 on DVD Bad Brains: Live at CBGB 1982
Synopsis
This memorable Bad Brains concert is actually a compilation of moments culled from a three-day hard-core festival in 1982 sponsored by the legendary CBGB rock club. Selections from the punk pioneers include "Big Take Over," "Attitude," "Fearless Vampire Killers," "How Low Can a Punk Get?" "Riot Squad," "Coptic Times," "We Will Not," "The Meek Shall Inherit" and "Supertouch."
Cast
Cast
Bad Brains
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock, Hard Rock & Heavy Metal
Rent Ramones: Raw on DVD Ramones: Raw
Synopsis
Punk icons the Ramones star in this compilation of rare concert and behind-the-scenes footage that spans the band's 30-year history. The 20 vintage live performances include "Blitzkrieg Bop," "I Wanna Be Sedated," "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" and "Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment." Also featured is a never-before-seen 1980 performance that aired live on European television, other rare TV appearances, celebrity cameos and home video footage.
Cast
Cast
Ramones
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Ramones: It's Alive: 1974-1996 on DVD Ramones: It's Alive: 1974-1996
Synopsis
Pioneers of punk the Ramones are one of the most celebrated rock acts of all time, and their place in music history is undeniable. As the quintessential garage band, the Ramones made their earsplitting mark with electrifying live concerts. This historic release -- chock-full of more than hours of previously unreleased performance footage -- covers it all, from early appearances at the legendary CBGB to sold-out stadiums across the globe.
Cast
Cast
Ramones, Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Tommy Ramone, Marky Ramone, Ritchie Ramone, C.J. Ramone
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Green Day: International Supervideos! on DVD Green Day: International Supervideos!
Synopsis
This Berkeley, Calif., trio's debut album, "Dookie," made waves and established them as one of the most exciting alternative bands to hit the scene when it was released in 1994. This video showcases 16 of their most popular music videos, covering such chart-toppers as "Welcome to Paradise," "When I Come Around," "She," "Geek Stink Breath," "Walking Contradiction," "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)," "Warning" and "Macy's Day Parade."
Cast
Cast
Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Let's Rock Again on DVD Let's Rock Again
Synopsis
By following his friend and former Clash front man Joe Strummer around with a camera for 18 months before his death, filmmaker Dick Rude captured a softer side of a performer better known for his rough-cut edges. Highlights include all-access live footage from The Clash's heyday in the 1970s and '80s, plus Strummer's more recent performances with The Mescaleros, a punk-reggae band he founded in the 1990s.
Cast
Cast
Joe Strummer, Clash, Mescaleros
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Afro-Punk on DVD Afro-Punk
Synopsis
Following four devout punk-rock fans who happen to be black, director James Spooner's thought-provoking documentary asks whether "Afro" and "punk" can go together. (Meanwhile, during interviews with black punkers -- including members of Fishbone, the Dead Kennedys, Candiria, Orange 9mm and TV on the Radio -- they resoundingly answer "Yes.") Bad Brains, Tamar Kali, Cipher and Ten Grand are among the featured performers.
Cast
Cast
Fishbone, Bad Brains, Dead Kennedys, Orange 9mm, Tamar Kali, Cipher, Ten Grand, TV on the Radio, Candiria
Director
Director
James Spooner
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, African-American Documentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Clash: Rude Boy on DVD The Clash: Rude Boy
Synopsis
This classic piece of Clash nostalgia is part fact and part fiction, following the escapades of a young sex shop worker (Ray Gange) who decides to become a roadie. It combines footage of his experiences with performance clips. Featured are the band's "Clash on Patrol" and "Sort It Out" tours. Rude Boy was filmed over two years in the late 1970s, and this edition also includes several bonus performances that weren't part of the original film.
Cast
Cast
Clash, Ray Gange
Director
Director
Jack Hazan
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock, Modern & Alternative Rock
Rent Dead Kennedys: DMPO's On Broadway on DVD Dead Kennedys: DMPO's On Broadway
Synopsis
A few months before punk iconoclast band the Dead Kennedys broke up, they played their final gig at an avant-garde, San Francisco venue that was closing -- on Broadway, where this show was recorded in 1984. One of only two filmed Dead Kennedys concerts, the performance provides a rare chance to watch one of America's most formidable punk groups as they play smashing renditions of their classics such as "Hop with the Jet Set" and "Riot."
Cast
Cast
Dead Kennedys
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Dead Kennedys: In God We Trust, Inc. on DVD Dead Kennedys: In God We Trust, Inc.
Synopsis
This amazing film features exclusive footage of the Dead Kennedys recording their "In God We Trust, Inc." album, as well as each track recorded two different ways: in the studio and live from various concerts spanning 1979-1986. Tracks include "Nazi Punks F*ck Off," "Hyperactive Child," "Kepone Factory" and many more.
Cast
Cast
Dead Kennedys
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll on DVD Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Synopsis
Andy Serkis stars in this biopic as Ian Dury, front man of the pioneering New Wave band the Blockheads. The film follows Dury's battle with polio as a child and his unlikely rise to rock 'n' roll stardom.
Cast
Cast
Andy Serkis, Tom Hughes, Clifford Samuel, Joseph Kennedy, Arthur Darvill, James Jagger, Shakraj Soornack, Mackenzie Crook, Olivia Williams, Luke Evans, Naomie Harris, Ray Winstone, Noel Clarke, Toby Jones
Director
Director
Mat Whitecross
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Showbiz Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Punk Rock, United Kingdom
Rent Vans Warped Tour 2002 on DVD Vans Warped Tour 2002
Synopsis
This rockin' concert video chronicles the 2002 incarnation of the popular Warped Tour, an ongoing traveling punk rock/ska/skateboarding/BMX extravaganza that started in 1993. Features live performances of bands such as New Found Glory, Bad Religion, Something Corporate and many others, plus skate and BMX competitions and footage of life backstage during the tour.
Cast
Cast
NOFX, MXPX, Bad Religion, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Something Corporate, Anti-Flag, Ozma, Morgan Heritage, The Used, Lagwagon, Hot Water Music, New Found Glory, No Use for a Name, Flogging Molly, GOB, Reel Big Fish, Alkaline Trio
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Extreme Sports, Rock & Pop, BMX & Extreme Biking
Rent The Punk Singer on DVD The Punk Singer
Synopsis
Through interviews and performance clips spanning the career of punk rocker Kathleen Hanna, filmmaker Sini Anderson chronicles the life of the outspoken feminist firebrand, who suddenly and mysteriously retired from the music scene in 2005.
Cast
Cast
Kathleen Hanna, Adam Horovitz, Tavi Gevinson, Kim Gordon, Carrie Brownstein, Joan Jett, Johanna Fateman, JD Samson
Director
Director
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Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock
Rent Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone on DVD Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
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Good-time specialists Fishbone get the spotlight in this lively documentary about the all-black punk-funk band that sprang out of South Central Los Angeles in 1979, signing a record deal before their principals were out of high school.
Cast
Cast
Fishbone, Laurence Fishburne, Flea, Ice-T, Perry Farrell, Gwen Stefani, Branford Marsalis, Angelo Moore, Walter Kibby II, Kendall Jones
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Director
Lev Anderson, Chris Metzler
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Genres
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Rent D.I.Y. or Die on DVD D.I.Y. or Die
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This 60-minute documentary profiles a fascinating group of independent American artists working in various media -- including print, film, graphic art, performance art and music -- and explores their methods and motivations. Features interviews with Ian MacKaye (Fugazi), Jim Rose (Jim Rose Sideshow), Jim Thirwell (Foetus), Lydia Lunch, Mike Watt (Minutemen), Ron Asheton (Stooges), Madagin Shive (Bonfire Madagin) and many others.
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Cast
Director
Director
Michael W. Dean
Genres
Genres
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Rent Border Radio on DVD Border Radio
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Los Angeles punk rocker Jeff absconds to Mexico with money owed him for a gig. Problem is, Jeff stole the cash from the club's safe. His band mate and roadie desperately want to locate their friend and get their hands on their share of the loot.
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Cast
Chris Shearer, Luana Anders, John Doe, Dave Alvin, Chris D.
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Genres
Independent, Indie Dramas, Punk Rock, The Criterion Collection
Rent New York Dolls: All Dolled Up on DVD New York Dolls: All Dolled Up
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Never-before-seen footage captured by rock photographer Bob Gruen and his wife, Nadya, presents the New York Dolls at the height of their outrageous powers, playing punk hot spots on both the East and West coasts. Tracks include "Human Being," "Bad Detective," Down, Down, Downtown," "Vietnamese Baby," "Personality Crisis" and "Subway Train." Candid interviews and backstage scenes reveal the bad boys of the band at their debauched best.
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Cast
New York Dolls
Director
Director
Bob Gruen
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent The Clash Live: Revolution Rock on DVD The Clash Live: Revolution Rock
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Culled from an eclectic mix of vintage performance footage, this thrilling concert documentary follows iconic British punk rockers the Clash from an intimate studio session in 1979 to a legendary blowout concert at Shea Stadium in 1982. The band, whose members included Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon, also makes appearances at London's Music Machine club and Lyceum Ballroom.
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Cast
Clash
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Modern & Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Betty Blowtorch on DVD Betty Blowtorch
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After following the frenzied femme rockers of Betty Blowtorch with his camera for two years, filmmaker Anthony Scarpa finally found his arc -- a gripping story line that led him through the group's tumultuous split and ended with the death of leader Bianca Halstead. Other artists featured in this award-winning director's cut include Duff McKagan of Guns N' Roses, Dez Cadena of Black Flag, Jennifer Finch of L7 and Vanilla Ice.
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Cast
Betty Blowtorch, Duff McKagan, Vanilla Ice, Jennifer Finch, Dez Cadena
Director
Director
Anthony Scarpa
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Green Day: American Idiot on DVD Green Day: American Idiot
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A huge commercial and critical success, "American Idiot" confirmed Green Day's status as superstars and catapulted them to global fame. This independent critical review features rare concert footage and the reflections of the band alongside the views of a leading team of music critics and studio insiders. Providing insight into how and why the Grammy Award-winning album came into being, this video offers a revealing look at the neo-punk phenoms.
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Cast
Green Day
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rockumentaries, Rock & Pop
Rent UK/DK: A Film About Punks and Skinheads on DVD UK/DK: A Film About Punks and Skinheads
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This comprehensive look at the slam-bang world of punk rock in the United Kingdom is packed with interviews (with band members, street punks and punk journalists), live concert footage and a feature on how punk was transformed from a trend to a way of life. Includes some of the punk scene's most notorious bands, such as The Exploited, The Vice Squad, The Adicts and many more.
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Cast
The Exploited, Adicts, The Vice Squad
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Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Bad Religion: Live at the Palladium on DVD Bad Religion: Live at the Palladium
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This retrospective concert, filmed live in 2005 at Hollywood's legendary Palladium, steers through more than two decades of punk rock to present the very best of Bad Religion -- including a rare acoustic piano performance of "Cease." Other tracks include "Modern Man," "Supersonic," "Social Suicide," "Let Them Eat War," "Los Angeles Is Burning," "Atomic Garden," "I Want to Conquer the World" and "American Jesus."
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Cast
Bad Religion, Brett Gurewitz, Greg Graffin
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Director
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Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Flogging Molly: Whiskey on a Sunday on DVD Flogging Molly: Whiskey on a Sunday
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Capturing the flavor of Flogging Molly and the sound that made them great, this documentary collects footage from two years' worth of performances filmed in the band's home base of Los Angeles and all over the world. A rousing set list of Irish-influenced punk-rock tracks includes "The Likes of You Again," "Swagger," "Black Friday Rule," "Drunken Lullabies" and "The Wanderlust."
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Cast
Flogging Molly
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Riding in Vans with Boys on DVD Riding in Vans with Boys
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Punk idols Blink 182 are the focus of this raucous documentary lensed by their tour mates, Kut u Up. Part of the 2002 "Pop Disaster Tour," Kut u Up trained their cameras on Blink (as well as Green Day and Jimmy Eat World) and captured all the insanity that occurs behind the scenes of a high-powered rock tour. From binge drinking to destroying private (and public) property, this documentary tells it like it is.
Cast
Cast
Kut U Up, Blink-182, Green Day, Jimmy Eat World
Director
Director
Matthew Beauchesne
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock
Rent Dunn & Vito's Rock Tour on DVD Dunn & Vito's Rock Tour
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Ryan Dunn from "Jackass" and Vincent Margera (aka Don Vito) from "Viva la Bam" team up for a cross-country road trip to showcase a new collection of insanely dangerous exploits -- and to drag willing audience members into the senseless stunts -- in a series of live events. This compilation features tons of pain-inducing moments, gross-outs and a small riot in Montreal. Musical guests include pop-punk bands Open Hand, Fight Paris and Disengage.
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Cast
Ryan Dunn, Don Vito, Brandon Dicamillo, Steve-O
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Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Stunts & General Mayhem, Punk Rock
Rent Against Me: We're Never Going Home on DVD Against Me: We're Never Going Home
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In 2004, Against Me hired a friend (who happened to be a talented documentarian) to chronicle the group on the road. Along with capturing their intense live show, this video delves into the lives of the band. It's all here: the songs, boozing, cavorting and wooing by major record labels. Tracks include "Cliché Guevara," "Walking Is Still Honest," "Problems" and more. Also features a drinking game and a tour of the Fat Wreck Chords office.
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Cast
Against Me
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock, Rockumentaries
Rent Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King on DVD Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King
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Hyped as "the world's greatest underground band," Half Japanese is fronted by Jad and David Fair, a gonzo "Wayne and Garth" musical duo. The Fair brothers record punk tunes in their bedroom for mail-order distribution. Although rabid fans and enlightened critics don't necessarily augur a new Beatlemania for the eager rockers, the Fairs press on because breakout fame may be just around the corner.
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Cast
Half Japanese
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Mockumentaries, Rockumentaries
Rent Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles on DVD Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles
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Go on the road with punk rockers Blink 182 as they travel around the globe, belt out hits to frenzied mosh pits and enjoy provocative antics in this film that's part concert video, part documentary. Included are all the band's videos, interviews and performances from 1995 through 1999. Concert footage, recorded at London's Electric Ballroom, features the songs "Dammit," "Josie" and "All the Small Things." Note: Contains explicit content.
Cast
Cast
Blink-182
Director
Director
Rick DeVoe, Darren Doane, Liz Friedlander, Jeffrey Motyll, Marcos Siega
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Rise Against: Generation Lost on DVD Rise Against: Generation Lost
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Politically minded punk band Rise Against is the subject of this rock documentary, chronicling their inspiration, formation and ascent up the ranks of the true punk scene. Generation Lost blends backstage footage, live performances and exclusive interviews with band members and their families and friends. Also featured are four of the group's hit videos and a live performance from their five-night, sold-out stint at the Troubadour in Los Angeles.
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Cast
Rise Against
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock, Rockumentaries
Rent Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles II on DVD Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles II
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"The Urethra Chronicles 2: Harder Faster Faster Harder" is Blink 182's (Travis Barker, Tom Delonge and Mark Hoppus) follow-up to the very popular and very funny "The Urethra Chronicles." On this DVD, you'll get even more hilarious antics from Blink 182 and be treated to live concert footage from the band's 2001 tour, outtakes, a previously unreleased version of "Stay Together for the Kids," a Barker solo and more. Note: Contains explicit content.
Cast
Cast
Blink-182, Travis Barker, Tom DeLonge, Mark Hoppus
Director
Director
Matthew Beauchesne, Jeffrey Motyll
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Primus: Blame It on the Fish on DVD Primus: Blame It on the Fish
Synopsis
A surreal observation on Primus's 2003 reunion tour, "Tour de Fromage," this abstract work exceeds the boundaries of ordinary concert films with mind-bending visuals, ambitious performances and a futuristic documentary. Playing favorites such as "Mr. Krinkle," "Over the Electric Grapevine" and "Jerry Was a Racecar Driver," band members Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde and Tim Alexander are in top form, showing no signs of their seven-year break.
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Cast
Primus
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Modern & Alternative Rock, Punk Rock
Rent Dee Dee Ramone: Hey Is Dee Dee Home? on DVD Dee Dee Ramone: Hey Is Dee Dee Home?
Synopsis
Punk rock devotees will welcome director Lech Kowalski's reflective video portrait of late bassist Dee Dee Ramone and his life as a music industry icon -- including his self-destructive bouts with heroin. The centerpiece of the hourlong documentary -- which is peppered with vintage performance clips -- is a 1991 interview with a clean Dee Dee, who talks at length about his storied career and penchant for living on the edge.
Cast
Cast
Dee Dee Ramone
Director
Director
Lech Kowalski
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Biographical Documentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Epitaph DVD: Punk-O-Rama: Vol. 1 on DVD Epitaph DVD: Punk-O-Rama: Vol. 1
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Chart the history of one of music's most exciting periods -- the punk rock era -- with this compilation of music videos. Acts featured include Bad Religion (performing "American Jesus"), NOFX ("Leave It Alone"), Rancid ("Nihilism"), Refused ("New Noise"), Offspring ("Come Out and Play"), Pennywise ("Same Old Story"), Millencolin ("Kemp"), The Bouncing Souls ("True Believers"), Hot Water Music ("Paper Thin"), Descendents ("I'm the One") and more.
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Cast
Offspring, Rancid, NOFX, Pennywise, Bad Religion, Millencolin, Dropkick Murphys, Guttermouth
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Offspring: Complete Music Video Collection on DVD Offspring: Complete Music Video Collection
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This comprehensive video collection traces the evolution of The Offspring, a band that earns points for its visual creativity. Featured videos include "Come Out and Play (Keep 'Em Separated)," "Self Esteem," "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)," "Why Don't You Get a Job," "Gotta Get Away," "The Kids Aren't Alright," "Defy You," "Cool to Hate" and "Hit That," with a bonus documentary capturing the making of "Da Hui."
Cast
Cast
The Offspring
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Punk & Disorderly on DVD Punk & Disorderly
Synopsis
This video distills the history of a powerful musical movement -- punk rock -- through footage of live performances of artists (including the Buzzcocks and The Addicts) and concerts that propelled the genre forward. Includes the Suburban Rebels at the Astoria London in 1988; the Generals in Los Angeles in 1984; "Middle Class Entertainment" at The Palm Cove; "Tell Us the Truth" in Japan; "Left Me for Dead" in Norwich in 1984; and much more.
Cast
Cast
Buzzcocks, Dead Kennedys, Exploited, Adicts, Anti-Nowhere League, Business
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop, United Kingdom, Foreign Regions
Rent You Weren't There: Chicago Punk on DVD You Weren't There: Chicago Punk
Synopsis
Often overshadowed by the stars of the New York scene, Chicago punk gets its day in the limelight in this raw documentary that captures the noisemakers and tastemakers who left their mark at venues like La Mere Vipere and Oz. Despite harassment from the authorities and neighbors, local bands and punk legends like Big Black and Naked Raygun ensured that the Windy City would play a key part in the revolution.
Cast
Cast
Tutu & The Pirates, Mentally Ill, Buzzards, The Way, Painterband, Strike Under, DA, Subverts, Toothpaste, End Result, Christopher Boykin, Naked Raygun
Director
Director
Joe Losurdo, Christina Tillman
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Genres
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Rent Johnny Thunders: What About Me on DVD Johnny Thunders: What About Me
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Turned out onto the streets in New York City's Lower East Side, Lisa (Rachel Amodeo) encounters a diverse group of lost souls among the transient population, including Vietnam vet Nick (Richard Edson), outspoken Tom (Nick Zedd) and kindhearted Paul (Richard Hell). Gregory Corso, Judy Carne and Dee Dee Ramone and actual homeless residents of Tompkins Square Park co-star in this unique film, which features a soundtrack by Johnny Thunders.
Cast
Cast
Richard Edson, Johnny Thunders, Richard Hell, Nick Zedd, Dee Dee Ramone, Rachel Amodeo, Gregory Corso, Judy Carne
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Independent, Indie Dramas, Punk Rock
Rent Vans Warped Tour 2003 on DVD Vans Warped Tour 2003
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The Vans Warped Tour is notorious for bringing hard-hitting punk rock music to the masses. This behind-the-scenes look at the 2003 tour more than fulfills fans' expectations, providing exclusive access to all the bands as well as action-packed skateboarding clips and face time with the performers. Includes appearances and performances by Rancid, Andrew WK, Sum 41, Dropkick Murphys, The Used, Pennywise, Less Than Jake and many more.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Switchfoot: Live in San Diego on DVD Switchfoot: Live in San Diego
Synopsis
San Diego's favorite punk rock hangout, Soma, plays host to Switchfoot in this sold-out live show in support of their CD "The Beautiful Letdown." Includes performances of chart toppers such as "Meant to Live," as well as "Dare You to Move," "Learning to Breathe," "Gone," "On Fire" and "Ammunition," plus scenes from the making of the video for "Meant to Live."
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Cast
Switchfoot, Chad Butler, Tim Foreman, Jon Foreman
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Refused Are F**king Dead on DVD Refused Are F**king Dead
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Mixing live performances, rare backstage footage and candid band interviews, this retrospective program chronicles the tumultuous rise and fall of Refused, one of Sweden's most notorious hard-core bands. A soundtrack of classic anthems includes "Shape of Punk to Come," "Worms of the Senses/Faculties of the Skull," "Liberation Frequency," "Summer Holidays vs. Punkroutine," "New Noise," "Refused Party Program" and "Tannhauser/Derive."
Cast
Cast
Refused
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Blink 182: Greatest Hits on DVD Blink 182: Greatest Hits
Synopsis
After lots of needling from their fans, the pop-punk boys of Blink 182 were finally persuaded to offer the best of their video hits in one collection. Tracks recorded from 1992 to 2005 include "Dammit," "Josie," "What's My Age Again?" "All the Small Things," "Adam's Song," "Man Overboard," "The Rock Show," "First Date" and "Feeling This," plus a never-before-seen version of "Stay Together for the Kids."
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Cast
Blink-182
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent Fear of a Punk Planet on DVD Fear of a Punk Planet
Synopsis
Vandals bassist Joe Escalante stars as beleaguered club owner Brian Gomez in this tongue-in-cheek look at the California punk rock scene -- which has undeniable elements of after-school specialness -- that he also wrote and produced. Tenacious D's Kyle Gass co-stars as the evil fire marshal determined to shut down Gomez's Mullet club. Bonus concert performances are also included, featuring NOFX, the Ataris and Good Riddance.
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Cast
Warren Fitzgerald, Scott Aukerman, Kyle Gass, Joe Escalante, Jennie Kwan, NOFX, Ataris, Good Riddance
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Drama, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Burn to Shine: Washington, D.C. on DVD Burn to Shine: Washington, D.C.
Synopsis
The brainchild of Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty, this live rock show features several bands and musicians gathered together in Washington, D.C., in an empty house about to be demolished. Each act performs one song apiece. Features ex-Husker Du leader Bob Mould (who performs a solo acoustic version of Sugar's "Hoover Dam"), Fugazi's Ian Mackaye and The Evens, Q and Not U, Ted Leo and Weird War. Now that's bringing the house down in style!
Cast
Cast
Bob Mould
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Oi! Oi! Oi! on DVD Oi! Oi! Oi!
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Join Peter and the Test Tube Babies, Sham 69, The Toy Dolls and The Exploited for this foot-stomping, head-thrashing exploration of the Oi! punk rock movement, which began in the late 1970s partly as a response to the glamorization of punk. Determined to stay fresh and political, Oi bands raged on, eschewing the mainstream route. This raucous collection gathers the best of the genre; extras include concert footage and interviews.
Cast
Cast
Sham 69, The Blood, Angelic Upstarts, Blitz, Splodgenessabounds, Peter and the Test Tube Babies, The Toy Dolls, Red Alert, One Way System, Exploited, the Oppressed, Condemned 84, Burial, Section 5, Boisterous, Another Mans Poison, Argy Bargy
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Punk Rock
Rent The Green Day Phenomenon on DVD The Green Day Phenomenon
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Find out how teen rebels Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool became punk superstars with this unauthorized look at the Green Day phenomenon. From their early days shaking up San Francisco's underground clubs to their Grammy-winning 1994 album, "Dookie," this independent review chronicles the band's highs and lows, digs into their creative process and hit singles and reveals the secrets behind the group's phenomenal success.
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Cast
Green Day
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Rock & Pop, Rockumentaries, Punk Rock
Rent Burning Britain on DVD Burning Britain
Synopsis
Strap yourself down for a heady mix of promotional videos and rare live footage from such rockin' 1980s punk groups as the Exploited, GBH, the Destructors, Peter and the Test Tube Babies, and others. For the uninitiated, punk music didn't begin and end with the Sex Pistols. This video -- a companion to the book of the same name by Ian Glasper -- documents the raw, creative passion fueling bands that came of age during the '80s.
Cast
Cast
The Exploited, GBH, The Destructors, Peter and the Test Tube Babies
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Rock & Pop, Rockumentaries, Music & Musicals, Punk Rock
Rent NOFX: Backstage Passport on DVD NOFX: Backstage Passport
Synopsis
Produced for Fuse TV, this documentary series chronicles the antics of the California-based band NOFX. The outrageous punkers travel from one end of the globe to the other on an ever-eventful, long-running international tour. Highlights include a disastrous concert in Guayaquil, Peru, a performance attended by a select group of spoiled brats at an Ecuadorian tennis club, and a stop at an S and M club in Japan.
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Cast
NOFX, Fat Mike, Aaron Abeyta, Eric Melvin
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Sex Pistols: There'll Always Be an England on DVD Sex Pistols: There'll Always Be an England
Synopsis
Recorded in 2007 at London's Brixton Academy, this live concert features Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Paul Cook and Glen Matlock reuniting to play classics such as "Pretty Vacant," "God Save the Queen" and "Anarchy in the UK." Directed by longtime Pistols associate Julien Temple, the program also includes The Knowledge, a documentary that follows the band members as they revisit their old hangouts.
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Cast
Sex Pistols, John Lydon, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, Glen Matlock
Director
Director
Julien Temple
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Classic Rock
Rent Broadway Idiot on DVD Broadway Idiot
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Join Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong as he prepares for the debut of American Idiot, the Broadway sensation based on the band's 2004 album. The film reveals the jarring disconnect as Armstrong navigates the worlds of punk and legit theater.
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Cast
Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Lewis, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Esper, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Mary Faber
Director
Director
Doug Hamilton
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Genres
Documentary, Miscellaneous Documentaries, Punk Rock
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