Gimme Danger

Gimme Danger

Gimme Danger

Jim Jarmusch directs an in-depth documentary look at iconic punk rockers The Stooges, fronted by the incomparable Iggy Pop.

"Emerging from Ann Arbor Michigan amidst a countercultural revolution, The Stooges' powerful and aggressive style of rock-n-roll blew a crater in the musical landscape of the late 1960s. Assaulting audiences with a blend of rock, blues, R&B, and free jazz, the band planted the seeds for what would be called punk and alternative rock in the decades that followed. Jim Jarmusch’s new film chronicles the story of The Stooges, one of the greatest rock-n-roll bands of all time.

Gimme Danger presents the context of The Stooges emergence musically, culturally, politically, historically, and relates their adventures and misadventures while charting their inspirations and the reasons behind their initial commercial challenges, as well as their long-lasting legacy." (Cannes Film Festival)

2016Rating: M, Drug use and offensive language108 minsUSA
DocumentaryMusicFestival & Independent
Director:
Jim Jarmusch ('Broken Flowers', 'Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai', 'Dead Man')
Writer:
Jim Jarmusch
Cast:
Iggy PopRon AshetonDanny FieldsJames WilliamsonMatt WattScott AshetonSteve MackayKathy Asheton

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Gimme Danger / Reviews

Variety

Variety

The film is carefully assembled, full of great 16mm period footage and steeped in a grasp of rock history, yet it’s far from a knockout; it lacks the layered grandeur of a punk doc like “The Filth and the Fury.”

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Total Film

Total Film

A conventional music doc about an extremely unconventional group ...

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Time Out

Time Out

An important addition to our understanding of early '70s anarchy.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Unwholesome rock'n'roll excitement.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

"Gimme Danger" is essentially a family album assembled by an enamoured outsider.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Two seminal Stooges album titles — 'Fun House' and 'Raw Power' — sum up this film's appeal.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

In the great pantheon of rock docos, this is an instant classic.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The Stooges' story is a natural fit for the silver screen. Unfortunately, superfan Jim Jarmusch's love letter to them does not quite do it justice.

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