The Dirt is a 2019 American biographical rock comedy-drama film directed by Jeff Tremaine.

Official trailers

Netflix on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 released the trailer:
The Dirt | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

In 1973, Frank Carlton Feranna Jr. walks away from his drunk mother Deana after years of abusive stepfathers and moves from Seattle to Los Angeles in 1978. After a failed attempt to connect with his biological father, Frank legally changes his name to "Nikki Sixx" in 1980. A year later, after a falling out with members of London at the Whisky a Go Go, Nikki befriends drummer Tommy Lee and reveals to him that he is forming a new band. Joining the band is guitarist Mick Mars, who suffers from ankylosing spondylitis. The trio then recruit lead vocalist Vince Neil from the cover band Rockandi, and after some brainstorming, the quartet name themselves Mötley Crüe. Despite being involved in a brawl with some crowd members, Mötley Crüe's first gig at the Starwood becomes well-received, and they progressively sell out all over L.A.'s night clubs until rookie producer Tom Zutaut of Elektra Records approaches them with a five-album deal and they sign Doc McGhee as their manager. During their first national tour, the band is given advice by Ozzy Osbourne to know the limits of their partying before he snorts some ants and licks his and Nikki's urine on the pool floor. Before long, the band's albums go platinum and they each spend millions of dollars as fast as they earn them. Vince marries mud wrestler Sharise Ruddell, while Tommy announces his engagement to a woman named Roxie, but after his mother calls her a groupie, they get into a heated argument with Tommy punching Roxie in the face.

Cast

Douglas Booth
Nikki Sixx, Mötley Crüe's bassist
Iwan Rheon
Mick Mars, Mötley Crüe's guitarist
Colson Baker
Tommy Lee, Mötley Crüe's drummer
Daniel Webber
Vince Neil, Mötley Crüe's lead vocalist
Pete Davidson
Tom Zutaut, an Elektra Records executive
David Costabile
Doc McGhee, Mötley Crüe's longtime manager
Leven Rambin
Sharise Neil, Vince's eventual wife
Kathryn Morris
Deana Richards, Nikki's mother
Rebekah Graf
Heather Locklear, an actress and eventual ex-wife of Tommy
Tony Cavalero
Ozzy Osbourne, former lead vocalist of Black Sabbath struggling with drug addiction
Max Milner
Razzle, drummer of Hanoi Rocks
Katherine Neff
Lovey, Vince's first girlfriend in the film
Jordan Lane Price
Roxie, Tommy's first fiancé
Christian Gehring
David Lee Roth, lead vocalist of Van Halen
Anthony Vincent
John Corabi, Mötley Crüe's second lead vocalist after Vince's departure from the band
Kamryn Ragsdale
Skylar Neil
Melanie Hebert
an MTV VJ
Courtney Dietz
Athena Lee, a musician and Tommy's younger sister
Joe Chrest
David Lee, Tommy's father
Elena Evangelo
Voula Lee, Tommy's mother
Michael Hodson
Randy Feranna, Nikki's half-brother

About

The film The Dirt was scheduled to be released on March 18, 2019 (Hollywood), on March 21, 2019 and on March 22, 2019 (United States) by Netflix.

The duration of the film is 108 minutes.

Rating

The Dirt got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/80169469

Wikipedia: The Dirt (film)

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