The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle
The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle (1980)

Let Malcolm McLaren show you how to achieve fame and fortune by making your pop group the most despised band in the world! This film about the brief but eventful career of The Sex Pistols primarily focuses on McLaren, their manager, as he… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 11, 1980
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Bill Gibron
DVDTalk.com

[The Great Rock N Roll Swindle is] a document of a particular time and place, a rarified work of scrap art that creates as many myths as it debunks.

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Keith Breese
Filmcritic.com

a delirious hodge-podge that makes The Filth and the Fury, Temple's later "documentary" about the band, look perfectly staid

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Shane Burridge
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A document that proves all the cynics right


Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
A very weird movie... it tries to be so punk and so different from other music films that it just alienates its audience and confuses you. There are a few… More
Stefanie C
the midget disturbs me.