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1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
The transformation of Green Day's album "American Idiot" into a stage musical spotlights Billie Joe Armstrong -- the band's front man -- and his creative process.


Director: Doug Hamilton

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Abramorama, Filmbuff

Broadway Idiot (2013)

Release Date: October 11th, 2013|1 hr. 21 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Director Doug Hamilton was given extraordinary access from the very beginning, so that we see Green Day composer and lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong having some of his initial meetings with Broadway director Michael Mayer, who conceived the show. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The movie can’t help feeling like a vanity affair — a shot of novocaine, instead of a letter bomb. show more

  • 50
    David Rooney The Hollywood Reporter

    The doc is slickly packaged, but it suffers from the pat reality-TV feel of manicured sound bites where greater candor and fly-on-the-wall observation might have been welcome. show more

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