Doug's a concierge at a luxury hotel on Manhattan. He saves all his tips towards his plan for a hotel. A potential investor seduces the girl, Doug loves, with false promises of leaving his wife. Doug's dilemma: hotel project or girl?
Michael J. Fox,
The siblings Patti and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio, and play in a local rock band, The Barbusters. While Patti is focused on their rock band, Joe is also devoted to the family and the upbringing of Patti's young son, Benji. Their pious mother reproaches them for their way of life, especially when they quit their jobs and go on tour, taking Benji with them. In the steamy, smoke-filled clubs in and around Cleveland, they find their happiness living the dream with The Barbusters. Patti and Joe live their lives for one hour in the spotlight on stage, and when the lights go down, their world lights up. With hard times in the family and hard knocks on the job, it's hard rock music at night that keeps them alive.Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
The original title of the screenplay was "Born in the U.S.A." Paul Schrader asked Bruce Springsteen to write a title song for the movie. After Springsteen wrote this, he liked the song so much, he used for his multi-platinum album of the same name instead. As a replacement, Springsteen later wrote the song "Light of Day". That is why Springsteen thanks Schrader in the liner notes of the album. See more »
It's All Coming Down Tonight
Written by Frankie Miller and Andy Fraser
Publisghed by Rare Blue Music, Inc. - ASCAP/Irving Music, Inc. - BMI for itself and on behalf of Dirty Jerbil Music,
Inc. - BMI
Performed by The Barbusters See more »
Light of Day was a pretty good film. I liked Michael J. Fox in this movie even though I'm more used to him in a comedy role but the REAL STAR of this film was Joan Jett. This woman can act (unlike Madonna) while she was on screen,no one else mattered. Another plus was the great Gena Rowlands who shined just like she did in the movie Gloria.
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