Refused Are Fucking Dead

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Refused Are Fucking Dead
Directed by Kristofer Steen
Starring Dennis Lyxzén, Kristofer Steen, Jon Brannstrom, David Sandstrom
Cinematography Adam Nilsson
Edited by Kristofer Steen
Distributed by Epitaph Records (worldwide)
Release date

15April 2006 (Australia)
19 April 2006 (Scandinavia)
21 April 2006 (DE,AT,IT)
24 April 2006 (Europe)

25 April 2006 (North America)
Running time
38 minutes
Language Swedish

Refused Are Fucking Dead is a 2006 documentary about the punk band Refused and the last year of their career. The film was directed by the band's guitarist, Kristofer Steen. It includes live performances of "Spectre," "Life Support Addiction," "Circlepit," "New Noise," and "Rather Be Dead."

The DVD includes two of Refused's music videos ("Rather Be Dead" and "New Noise") as well as live performances of all the songs on The Shape of Punk To Come (save for "The Apollo Programme Was a Hoax" and "Protest Song '68") as bonus features.[1]

The film shares its name with one of the band's songs on The Shape of Punk to Come and is a reference to a song titled "Born Against Are Fucking Dead" by the New York Hardcore band Born Against.


The film received mostly positive reviews. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 82% of 265 user ratings have given the film a positive review, with a rating average of 3.8 out of 5.[2]


  1. ^ "Refused Are Fucking Dead DVD". 
  2. ^ "Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved 2012-09-25. 

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