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Metallica Through the Never (2013)

Metallica didn't want to do yet another boring concert film

MIXED METALS Dane DeHaan plays a roadie sent on the mission of his life
Image credit: Carole Segal
MIXED METALS Dane DeHaan plays a roadie sent on the mission of his life

Details Limited Release: Sep 27, 2013; Rated: R; Length: 93 Minutes; Genre: Musical; With: Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich; Distributor: Picturehouse

Metallica didn't want to do yet another boring concert film. ''I don't think anybody needed another version of a band on tour getting out of a limo and folding a piece of salami on a cracker,'' says drummer Lars Ulrich. Enter director and longtime Metallica fan Nimród Antal (Predators), who dreamed up an action-heavy narrative that sends a roadie (Chronicle's Dane DeHaan) on a series of nighttime misadventures while the band shreds through its back catalog in 3-D close-ups. ''The cameras are right up your ass the whole time, and you're sweating, spitting, and bleeding on them,'' says Ulrich. ''That lends an intimacy to the show.''
Originally posted Aug 16, 2013
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Weekend of Dec 14 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1. $24.5 1 $24.5 B
2. $13.2 4 $277.4 B-
3. $7.3 3 $58.8 C-
4.
Top Five
Paramount
$7.2 1 $7.2 A-
5.
Big Hero 6
Walt Disney Pictures
$6.1 6 $185.3 B+
6.
Interstellar
Paramount
$5.5 6 $166.8 B-
7.
Horrible Bosses 2
Warner Bros.
$4.6 3 $43.6 B-
8.
Dumb and Dumber To
Universal
$2.8 5 $82.1 C-
9. $2.5 6 $17.1 B+
10.
Wild
Fox
$1.5 2 $2.4 A-
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