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3.9
409 Ratings

The Decline of Western Civilization

Directed by Penelope Spheeris
United States, 1981
Documentary, History, Musical

Synopsis

The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.

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The Decline of Western Civilization Directed by Penelope Spheeris

Awards & Festivals

National Film Preservation Board

2016 | 2 wins including: National Film Registry

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