Skip to main content

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
Julien Temple's film is a fitting tribute to one of Britain's most influential and best-loved musicians, best known as the front man of The Clash, who mellowed in later life into fronting his new band, the Mescaleros. Temple's advantage is that as a chronicler of punk from its earliest days, he could call on his own archive footage as well as that shot by others over the years.

Cast:

Director: Julien Temple

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC First Take

Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten (2007)

Release Date: November 2nd, 2007|2 hr. 5 min.

watch now
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
  • One of the most direct and personal music documentaries ever made. show more

  • Julian Temple, the British music-documentary director who helmed the 2000 Pistols' flick "The Filth and the Fury," has done such cinematic justice to the punk humanist born John Graham Mellor, who died of a congenital heart defect in 2002. show more

  • The movie fascinates not so much because of Strummer, whose brooding temperament and flash-and-burn career arc seems pretty routine by rock standards, but because of the way Temple organized and edited the film. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

similar movies

  • End of the Century (2003)

  • Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (2006)

  • Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010)

  • The Filth and the Fury (2000)

  • American Hardcore (2006)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X