Down on Us

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Down on Us
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Teaser poster
Directed by Larry Buchanan
Produced by Murray M. Kaplan
Larry Buchanan
Written by Larry Buchanan
Starring Gregory Allen Chatman as Jimi Hendrix
Riba Meryl as Janis Joplin
Bryan Wolf as Jim Morrison
Music by Jeffrey Dann
David Shorey
Cinematography Nicholas Josef von Sternberg
Edited by Larry Randolph
Distributed by Omni Leisure International
Release date
1984
Running time
117 min minutes
Country United States
Language English

Down on Us is a low budget 1984 movie about the United States government's plot to assassinate 1960's rock stars, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix, using an elite force of killers. It is sometimes known as Beyond the Doors.

The movie does not use any of the original songs of the artists portrayed due to high royalty fees. Instead, they used songs written to sound like the originals.

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The story of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin, and how their message for their generation made them targets of a US government plot.

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