American Hardcore Image
Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 18 Ratings

Summary: Generally unheralded at the time, the early 1980s hardcore punk rock scene gave birth to much of the rock music and culture that followed. Hardcore was more than music -- it was a social movement created by Reagan-era misfit kids. The participants constituted a tribe unto themselves -- some finding a voiced, others an escape in the hard-edged music. Ans while some sought a better world, others were just angry and wanted to raise hell. American Hardcore traces this lost subculture, from its early roots in 1980 to its initial flameout in 1986. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Runtime: 100 min
Rating: Rated R for pervasive language including sex and drug references.
Production: AHC Productions
Genres: Music, Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 20, 2007
Director Credit
Paul Rachman Director
Writer Credit
Steven Blush Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Ian MacKaye Himself
Cast Credit
Angie Sciarappa Herself
Bobby Steele Himself
David Markey Himself
Greg Hetson Himself
Howard Saunders Himself
Joe Keithley Himself
Jordan Schwartz Himself
Keith Morris Himself
Lucky Lehrer Himself
Mike Watt Himself
Nancy Barile Herself
Perry Webb Himself
Richard 'Crispy' Crammer Himself
Vic Bondi Himself
Producer Credit
Karin Hayes Associate Producer
Paul Rachman Producer
Steven Blush Producer
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