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Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008) (2009)

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Scott Ian Scott Ian
Himself - Rhythm Guitarist, Anthrax
Lemmy Lemmy
Himself - Bassist, Motรถrhead
Malcolm Dome Malcolm Dome
Himself - Journalist, Metal Hammer Magazine
Lars Ulrich Lars Ulrich
Himself - Drummer, Metallica
Slash Slash
Himself - Guitarist
Tom Araya Tom Araya
Himself - Bassist, Slayer
Steve Steve 'Lips' Kudlow
Himself - Singer, Lead Guitarist, Anvil
Robb Reiner Robb Reiner
Himself - Drummer, Anvil


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A good movie

11 years, 4 months ago at Oct 8 8:12
The main reason why I wanted to watch this flick was because it was included in the awesome list โ€˜1001 Movies You Must See Before You Dieโ€™. Eventually, this movie would be added in the 2010 version of this book and would be swiftly removed only a few years later but it was still worth a look nonetheless. Anyway, first of all, nowadays, I don't listen much to this kind of music but when I was a... read more


9 years, 4 months ago at Sep 16 4:53
This movie is about dreams and failure and getting back up and dreaming some more, all accompanied by heavy metal. It made me cry, it made me laugh manically and it made me happy. Itโ€™s about having the courage to dream.

Really, watch this here thing. It will make you feel good.
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At the age of 14, best friends Robb Reiner and Lips made a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal," influenced a musical generation that includes Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax, despite never hitting the big time. Following a calamitous European tour, Lips and Robb, now in their fifties, set off to record their 13th album in one last attempt to fulfill their boyhood dreams.
Release date: 20 February 2009
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