Light of Day
Light of Day (1987)

Paul Schrader's rock drama stars Michael J. Fox and Joan Jett as the brother-and-sister leaders of a struggling Cleveland bar band.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 1, 1987
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

The movie stands as an admonition that making great movies isn't merely a matter of talent, but a matter of will.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Not bad for a movie tainted by "workin' man" Springsteen.

Cole Smithey

A pure time capsule of '80s rock 'n' roll energy. Joan Jett is perfectly cast.

Clint Morris

The "Back to the Future" sequel couldn't come any sooner

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Your typical 80s nightmare. Fox does NOT work as a rock star.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
A fantastic drama with a great cast and a realistic story. One of my favourite drama films of the decade. Plus it's interesting to see Joan Jett in a… More
Ian Walker
A rare film, apparently and one that showed us all what Michael J Fox could do. Joan Jett though deserves a mention too for one of her rare movie appearances… More