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Pirate Radio (2009)

Comedy
129 min.
Release Date
November 13, 2009
DVD Release Date
April 13, 2010 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
129 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language, and some sexual content including brief nudity

Inspired by the British pirate radio revolution in the '60s, the majority of the film's shoot will take place in a large rusty metal fishing trawler moored off the coast of England in the very waters that kept the rock of the '60s booming into the U.K.

In 1966 -- arguably British pop music's finest era -- the BBC played only two hours of rock and roll every week. But pirate radio blasted rock and pop... Full synopsis »

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While hordes of young girls swarmed in and out of theaters showing Twilight: New Moon last night, I forced my friends to go to the star-studded comedy Pirate Radio, about a group of disc jockeys on a ship off the coast of England who broadcasted "illegal" rock ‘n roll music during the 1960's. In other words, I forced my friends to watch an uninformative, plot-less and pointless movie for $10, which was about $9.50 too much. Full movie review »
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