Light of Day (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

Light of Day (1987)

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Movie Info

Paul Schrader's rock drama stars Michael J. Fox and Joan Jett as the brother-and-sister leaders of a struggling Cleveland bar band.

Cast

Joan Jett
as Patti Rasnick
Michael J. Fox
as Joe Rasnick
Gena Rowlands
as Jeanette Rasnick
Jason Miller
as Benjamin Rasnick
Michael McKean
as Bu Montgomery
Cherry Jones
as Cindy Montgomery
Michael Dolan
as Gene Bodine
Billy L. Sullivan
as Benji Rasnick
Tom Irwin
as Reverend Ansley
Paul Harkins
as Billy Tettore
Del Close
as Dr. Natterson
Ann Whitney
as Older Nurse
Maureen Mueller
as Trainee Nurse
Barbara E. Robertson
as Arguing Woman
David Pasquesi
as Sophomore
Linda Reisman
as Young Clerk
Lisa Fischer
as Woman at Garage Sale
Ron Dean
as Mourner
Kim Wilson
as One of the Fabulous Thunderbirds
Trent Reznor
as Musician
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Critic Reviews for Light of Day

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

A pure time capsule of '80s rock 'n' roll energy. Joan Jett is perfectly cast.

October 5, 2006 | Rating: 4/5

Your typical 80s nightmare. Fox does NOT work as a rock star.

December 16, 2003 | Rating: 1/5

Not bad for a movie tainted by "workin' man" Springsteen.

October 22, 2003 | Rating: 3/5

The "Back to the Future" sequel couldn't come any sooner

September 17, 2002 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for Light of Day

A rare film, apparently and one that showed us all what Michael J Fox could do. Joan Jett though deserves a mention too for one of her rare movie appearances and for providing the soundtrack.

Ian Walker
Ian Walker

Super Reviewer

A fantastic drama with a great cast and a realistic story. One of my favourite drama films of the decade. Plus it's interesting to see Joan Jett in a movie. I highly recommend it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

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