SLC Punk!

SLC Punk! (1998)

Genres - Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-Of-Age Fiction  |   Release Date - Sep 24, 1998  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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SLC Punk! is a 1998 American comedy-drama film written and directed by James Merendino. The film is about the young punk rock fan Steven "Stevo" Levy, a college graduate living in Salt Lake City. The character is portrayed as a stereotype of an anarchist punk in the mid-1980s. Many events and characters in the movie are allegedly based on real life, although they may have been exaggerated.

The character of Stevo is based on the life of writer/director James Merendino, although the character is named after Stephen Egerton, originally known as Stephen "Stevo" O'Reilly, who played for the Salt Lake City punk band Massacre Guys, and eventually joined the L.A. bands Descendents and ALL. SLC Punk was chosen as the opening-night feature at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.

Merendino created the film based on his experience growing up in Salt Lake City. Although the film is not autobiographical, Merendino has said that many characters were based on people he knew.

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Box Office

$299,569

Tags

Art/Music, Breaking The Fourth Wall, Bromance, Coming Of Age/Teen, Cult, Harvard Law School, Hospital, Independent Film, Michael Goorjian, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Punk, Punk Rock, Redneck, Salt Lake City

Attributes

Filming Location: Salt Lake City
Narrative Location: Utah
Time Period: 1980s

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Alternate Titles

Fuori di cresta
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Punk story
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Punk!
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Punki z Salt Lake City
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SLC Punk
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SLC Punk!
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SLC PUNK!!!
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Панк із Солт-Лейк-Сіті!
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Панк из Солт-Лейк-Сити
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Панкери из Солт Лејк Ситија
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