Pirate Radio (2009)

Pirate Radio was released on DVD on April 13, 2010
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Storyline:

Pirate Radio is the high-spirited story of how 8 DJs love affair with Rock n Roll changed the world forever. In the 1960s this group of rouge DJs, on a boat in the middle of the Northern Atlantic, played rock records and broke the law all for the love of music. The songs they played united and defined an entire generation and drove the British government crazy. By playing Rock n Roll they were standing up against the British government who did everything in their power to shut them down. The band of rebels is lead by The Count, played by the Academy Award Winning Philip Seymour Hoffman, Quentin the boss of Radio Rock, Gavin the greatest DJ in Britian, Midnight Mark, Doctor Dave and Young Carl who comes of age amidst the chaos of sex, drugs and rock n roll. The film features an unbelievable selection of music including The Beatles, The Stones, Beach Boys, Dusty Springfield, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Smokey Robinson, David Bowie, Otis Redding, Cat Stevens just to name a few. The film is laugh out loud funny and speaks to the rock n roll rebel in all of us.

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date April 13, 2010
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

In Theaters:

Complete Movie Details

Run time 116 minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date April 13, 2010
Actors Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Charlie Rowe, Tom Sturridge, Lucy Fleming, Michael Hadley, Ian Mercer, Katherine Parkinson, Chris O'Dowd, Nick Frost, Rhys Darby
Directed by Richard Curtis
Studio Universal Studios
MPAA R (Rated R for language, and some sexual content including brief nudity)
Gross $7,994,115
Genre(s) Comedy
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