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It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)

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A famous DJ in the Ibiza club scene finds the alcohol and drug-fueled party that is his life threatened by the progressive loss of his hearing.

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Michael Dowse

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Michael Dowse
11 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Kaye ... Frankie Wilde
Beatriz Batarda ... Penelope Garcia
Kate Magowan ... Sonja Slowinski
Mike Wilmot Mike Wilmot ... Max Haggar
Neil Maskell ... Jack Stoddart
Monica Maja Monica Maja ... Charlize Bondo
Pete Tong ... Himself
Ron Lloy Hugh Elliston Ron Lloy Hugh Elliston ... Marvin Sallis
Dan Antopolski Dan Antopolski ... Eric Banning
Tim Plester ... Brent Tufford
Paul Spence ... Alfonse
David Lawrence ... Horst
Steve Oram ... Blinky
Geffen Strummer Kaye Geffen Strummer Kaye ... Baby Wilde
Borja Galban-Fear Borja Galban-Fear ... Spanish Waiter
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Storyline

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his mysterious disappearance from the scene. A genius in his own right, he clawed his way to the top of the DJ ranks, now living the opulent life of a superstar, he resides in his trophy villa in Ibiza with his trophy wife. This is when tragedy hits. Due to a hearing disorder he is rapidly going deaf with only one functioning ear to complete the new Ibiza season. How is he doing behind the decks? Horrible. How is he doing in the studio where he produces his remixes? Frankie dives into a low period, struggling with deafness in utter depression. After a year of locking himself away he emerges on the other side with a fresh attitude towards his affliction. He accepts his deafness and learns to function without sound. Will Frankie make it back to the DJ booth? ... Written by Anonymous

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The Legend of Frankie Wilde - the Deaf DJ See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug and alcohol abuse, language and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

DJ Superstar: Viata la volum maxim See more »

Filming Locations:

Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£274,516 (United Kingdom), 27 May 2005, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,717, 17 April 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$120,620, 10 July 2005
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During the montage of Frankie learning to read lips, REGDAB EKOC (COKE BADGER backwards) is written on the chalk board in the class room. See more »

Goofs

When Travis knocks on the Whip's door, he knocks three times but the last knocking sound is heard after he pulls his hand away. See more »

Quotes

Frankie Wilde: I once stole 500 quid from your wallet in the studio.
Max Hagger: Well, it's only money. No big deal.
Frankie Wilde: And it was me who stuck that scaf bar through the windscreen of your Merc. It wasn't that Asian kid.
Max Hagger: Well, he's probably out now anyways, so, no harm done.
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Connections

Referenced in A Flesh Offering (2010) See more »

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Flashdance
Written by R. Magness / S. Sinnamon
Performed by Deep Dish
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Pete Tong premiered at Aspen fest!
14 February 2005 | by vonclapSee all my reviews

This amazing movie just won the grand prize at this weekend's US Comedy Arts Festival and it totally deserved it! I normally would have written this movie off without ever seeing it because I figured I'd hate it since I'm not into the DJ thing, but the audience in attendance, myself included, at the two screenings were floored! I even went back the second night to see it again and Ben Stiller had volunteered to introduce because he loved it so much and wanted to give it some extra attention. I think they said it's coming to theaters around April but I'm not sure. Anyway, you MUST go see it. Paul Kaye (he won best actor for the film, too) was supposed to be there but I never did see him. Too bad... This film wouldn't have been the same without his spot-on portrayal of DJ Frankie Wilde and I'd like to have seen his acceptance speech.


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