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American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)

American: The Bill Hicks Story
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7.8 IMDB rating
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Paul Thomas Paul Thomas
Matt Harlock Matt Harlock


Starring (View all)
Bill Hicks Bill Hicks
Himself
Dwight Slade Dwight Slade
Himself, friend of Bill Hicks
Mary Hicks Mary Hicks
Herself, Bill Hicks' mother
Steve Hicks Steve Hicks
Himself
Lynn Hicks Lynn Hicks
Herself
Kevin Booth Kevin Booth
Himself
James Ladmirault James Ladmirault
Himself
David Johndrow David Johndrow
Himself


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2 years, 10 months ago at Mar 29 22:07
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I like the drugs and alcoholic damnation, the rehabilitation, and the early death by cancer story, a 'big joke on me' as Hicks said. Great routine the Jack Palance in 'Shane' stuff, to satirize USA foreign affairs
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Release date: 8 April 2011
Tags: Comedy (5), Documentary (5), American (3), Standup (2), Stand-up (1), Watched 2012 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), Usa (1), Hicks (1), Bill Hicks (1), UK (1), 2000s (1)
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fernando posted a review 2 years, 10 months ago

“I like the drugs and alcoholic damnation, the rehabilitation, and the early death by cancer story, a 'big joke on me' as Hicks said. Great routine the Jack Palance in 'Shane' stuff, to satirize USA foreign affairs” read more

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"4.5. Eh, decent. "


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"New Blu-Ray"


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My 2011 movie year in review (54 movies items)

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Film Journal 2011 (88 movies items)

" October 13th - Bill Hicks has been a comedian I have admired for some time now ever since a friend of mine played one of his shows for me. His standup was so raw and honest, but still really funny. There was a bite and intelligence to his shows that were almost as much a sociology statement as a comedy show. The film does a decent job of documenting Bill as a person and also a performer, but it is lacking many of the qualities that he exhibited. The main thing that was irksome was the anim"


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Watched in 2011 pt. 2 (70 movies items)

"First viewing A superbly informative, creative, insightful, and all together in-tune documentary about the life and work of a man who was not only a great comic talent, but was also a great spokesperson for social consciousness. A man whose legacy reminds us that a greater duty to our country and fellow human being exists somewhere out there beyond our own ego and beyond the corporate media news ticker that scrolls the bottom of our television sets. It should be said, however, that if you're ne"


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Monthly Movie Journal: July 2011 (45 movies items)

" A superbly informative, creative, insightful, and all together in-tune documentary about the life and work of a man who was not only a great comic talent, but was also a great spokesperson for social consciousness. A man whose legacy reminds us that a greater duty to our country and fellow human being exists somewhere out there beyond our own ego and beyond the corporate media news ticker that scrolls the bottom of our television sets. It should be said, however, that if you're new to Bill H"


CRza added this to a list 4 years, 9 months ago
Seen in 2011 (134 movies items)

"Animated documentary of late Bill Hicks, one of the greatest, most influential comedians of our time Most of the movie is filmed in an animation, and Hicks story is told by his friends, family and his fellow comedians. The docu shows some of Hicks great stand up moments and tells the story of how he got started in stand up, and how he developed into the great comedian he was. 7/10"


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Movies watched in 2011 (156 movies items)

" Director: Matt Harlock, Paul Thomas Cast: Kevin Booth, John Farneti, Bill Hicks, Lynn Hicks, Mary Hicks, Steve Hicks, Andy Huggins, David Johndrow Soundtrack: Mark Daniels Tagline: The greatest comic of his generation. Kicked ass. Took names. Changed the game. Plot: Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best. Genre: Documentary | Animation | Biography | Comedy Runtime: 102min Country: UK Language: English "


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Watched in '11 (91 movies items)

"12.5.2011, boksi Dokkarina ihan miellyttävästi valtavirrasta poikkeava ja koska Bill oli yks parhaista niin kaikki siihen liittyvä kiinnostaa. Sinänsä tosin vittumaista et tää Teeman versio kesti vaan tunnin, pitää kattoo toi leikkaamaton filmi joskus."


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Movie Diary - 2011 (505 movies items)

"7.5.2011"


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"Asiallinen dokumentti hienosta koomikosta, mutta jää kokonaisuudessaan vähän liian pintapuoliseksi. Toistaalta, vajaan tunnin kestoon nähden informatiivista materiaalia on saatu kasaan aivan riittävästi ja tämän luulisi ainakin ummikoille toimivan oivallisena johdatuksena Hicksin sielunmaisemaan."


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"Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best."


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