Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2006)

Metal: A Headbanger's Journey
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 36mins.
Genres Documentary, Music
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Sam Feldman Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Noah Segal Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
John Hamilton Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
David Reckziegel Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Jessica Joy Wise Producer n/a 3 3000003
Sam Dunn Producer n/a 3 3000001
Scot McFadyen Producer n/a 3 3000002
Sam Dunn Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Scot McFadyen Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Kenneth Mak Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Lou Solakofski Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Fred Brennan Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Scot McFadyen Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000001
Michael Munn Editor n/a 172 7000001
Jessica Joy Wise Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Brendan Steacy Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Jessica Joy Wise Director n/a 2 2000003
Scot McFadyen Director n/a 2 2000002
Alice Cooper Actor Himself 1 1000006
Rob Zombie Actor Himself 1 1000007
Bruce Dickinson Actor Himself 1 1000008
Dee Snider Actor Himself 1 1000005
Geddy Lee Actor Himself 1 1000004
Lemmy Kilmister Actor Himself 1 1000002
Ronnie James Dio Actor Himself 1 1000003
Tony Iommi Actor Himself 1 1000009
Tom Araya Actor Himself 1 1000010
John Kay Actor Himself 1 1000015
Sam Dunn Director n/a 2 2000001
Chuck Klosterman Actor Himself 1 1000014
Donna Gaines Actor Herself 1 1000013
Sam Dunn Actor Himself 1 1000011
Pamela Des Barres Actor Herself 1 1000012
Vince Neil Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
Sam Dunn is a 30-year-old anthropologist. He's also a lifelong metal fan. After years of studying diverse cultures, Sam turns his academic eye a little closer to home and embarks on an epic journey into the heart of heavy metal. His mission: to figure out why metal music is consistently stereotyped, dismissed and condemned, even while the tribe that loves it stubbornly holds its ground--spreading the word, keeping the faith, and adopting styles and attitudes that go way beyond the music. Sam visits heavy metal landmarks as far flung as L.A.'s Sunset Strip, the dirty streets of Birmingham, and the dark forests of Norway. Along the way, the two sides of Sam Dunn--curious anthropologist and rabid fan--collide, as Sam explores metal's obsession with sex, religion, violence and death, meets his her s, and discovers some things about the culture that even he can't defend.
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