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Genre: Feature Film-Drama
Release Date: 4-SEP-2001
Media Type: DVD
Perhaps best known for its faux Springsteen soundtrack, the 1983 Eddie and the Cruisers is a rock lover's fantasy run wild. The story finds a reporter (Ellen Barkin) tracking down rumors of an unreleased album by a band whose charismatic leader (Michael Paré) allegedly died years before. As she approaches surviving members--who have since gone on to other things--she gets different points of view on Eddie's life and artistic drive, and the mystery about that album deepens. The trouble with the film is simple: it's impossible to accept. Michael Paré is far from suitable to play a Jersey shore rocker with thematic pretensions toward Rimbaud that go back to the '60s, and the soundtrack by John Cafferty sounds like a hack's rendition of E Street Band magic. An all-around embarrassment. --Tom Keogh --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
News person Maggie Foley (Ellen Barkin) suspects that a singer Eddie Wilson (Michael Paré) after being missing for 19 years. Read morePublished 20 months ago by bernie
Can we please come out with a DVD of Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives?? I'm dying over here!!! I beg of you...PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE come out with the DVD. Read morePublished on July 27 2005 by Rzeznik35
For those who love classic rock, this movie is a must see. Eddie Wilson personifies what a rock n' roll musician should be. It's all about the music. Read morePublished on Nov. 22 2004 by MDW
I must agree with everyone else that this movie was fantastic! I first bought Eddie and the Cruisers - Eddie lives on VHS.... Read morePublished on July 9 2004
I'm guessing that this was a B-Movie which grew into a cult film, and I'm glad that it did!
This movie really manages to pull you into a fantasy- where Eddie Wilson was 15... Read more
This film is a fantasy!! Pretend! And.. wonderful! Have seen it countless times and it always manages to evoke so many positive feelings, it's impossible to list. Read morePublished on May 28 2004
I totally agree VHS is old school DVD is the new way to go.I have the original Eddie and the Crusiers on DVD and would love to have Eddie Lives on DVD. Read morePublished on April 25 2004
This is one of those movies that I can watch over and over again and NEVER get tired of. It's just an all around great movie. A must watch for everyone!Published on April 9 2004 by C. Dull
As a rock musician from the late 60s and 70s, I love this movie!!! It speaks to a music culture that few people understand and rings true to the high emotions and deep love for... Read morePublished on March 15 2004 by jrgcanrock