Down on Us
|Down on Us|
|Directed by||Larry Buchanan|
|Produced by||Murray M. Kaplan|
|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|
|Cinematography||Nicholas Josef von Sternberg|
|Edited by||Larry Randolph|
|Distributed by||Omni Leisure International|
|117 min minutes|
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.
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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