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1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Stricken with polio as a child, Ian Dury (Andy Serkis) finds success as a British punk rocker in the 1970s.

Cast: Andy Serkis , Olivia Williams , Naomie Harris , Bill Milner , Toby Jones , Tom Hughes , Noel Clarke , Mackenzie Crook

Director: Mat Whitecross

Genres: Biography, Drama

Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll (2010)

Release Date: May 5th, 2010|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • 80
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Musical biopics usually replicate a star's rise and fall in depressingly predictable fashion. Hurray, then, for Mat Whitecross and his vibrantly eclectic take on what should feel like the same old story. show more

  • 80
    Ray Bennett The Hollywood Reporter

    It's an energetic and vivacious film that will appeal to fans of punk rock worldwide and should find its place in the pantheon of great music-film biographies. show more

  • 60

    A sometimes whimsical and magical take on the life of one of Britain’s most artistically charged rock stars. Serkis shines in his role as the troubled singer. show more

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