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Let's Spend the Night Together (1982)

The Rolling Stones' shows in Tempe, Arizona and East Rutherford, New Jersey during their 1981 US tour.

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Hal Ashby
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mick Jagger ... Himself
Keith Richards ... Himself
Charlie Watts ... Himself
Bill Wyman ... Himself
Ronnie Wood ... Himself (as Ron Wood)
Ian Stewart ... Himself
Ian McLagan ... Himself
Ernie Watts Ernie Watts ... Himself
Bobby Keys Bobby Keys ... Himself
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The Rolling Stones' shows in Tempe, Arizona and East Rutherford, New Jersey during their 1981 US tour.

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Taglines:

Let's Spend the Night Together . . . live it!

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Synergy [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1982 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Time Is on Our Side See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,319,050, 13 February 1983

Gross USA:

$3,821,199

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,821,199
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Trivia

Shirley Watts: Uncredited, drummer Charlie Watts' wife as a dancer in the chorus-line of ladies during the "Honky Tonk Women" song and dance sequence. See more »

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"When the Whip Comes Down" was only featured in the German version of the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hal (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Twenty Flight Rock
by Ned Fairchild and Eddie Cochran
Published by Rightsong Music Inc. and Elvis Presley Music
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Stones roll downhill
4 August 2010 | by st-shotSee all my reviews

Outside of a few tunes (Start Me Up to name one) nearly all of the Rolling Stones best work was behind them by 1975. Their popularity however was bigger than ever and the once scruffy arena band was now playing stadiums with stages larger than some of the clubs they started out in. With Let's Spend the Night Together we are given front row seats to the tawdry spectacle but after a song or two you'll be looking for the exit sign.

Director Hal Asby opens things in an interesting way as his camera roams the stage picking up the principles before suddenly going into Under My Thumb before an audience that looks as vast as the Atlantic but like everything else in this concert it lacks the power of place and impact of the Maysles documentation of it in Gimme Me Shelter.

Jagger is energetic throughout as he hops and preens about but his voice is hoarse much of the time and do we really need his guitar work? It's bad enough that Ron Wood is holding up Keith Richards most of the way. They do mostly poor covers (All Down the Line is a disaster) and turn things into a real three ring circus with Honky Tonk Woman parading a bunch of tarted up floozies (led by Jerry Hall and including I guess Ron Wood's little girl) to cavort the stage.

During Time is on our Side Ashby diverts us from the carnival atmosphere on the midway to nostalgically return us to the 60s with documentary footage of the original band's compliment, Pope Paul and a severed Vietnamese head (Hal always was a counter culture rascal). But then it's back to the landing field for more Jagger vamping, Richard posing, Watts sober steady drumming and the unaffected stoicism of bassist Bill Wyman probably eying one of the thousands of groupies he laid claim to.

Let's Spend the Night Together is the Stones after they reached legendary status. Their venues and production values may be bigger and slicker but the quality is stale and forced, making it almost a parody of the once tight and original R&B band that hit the big time and slowly evaporated into a stagy musical revue.


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