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Velvet Goldmine (1998)

R
118 min | Drama, Music

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
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$ 301,787
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$ 1,053,788
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Release date
Oct 1, 1998 (United States)

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65 cast members
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Ewan McGregor
Curt Wild Curt Wild   See fewer
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Brian Slade Brian Slade   See fewer
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Christian Bale
Arthur Stuart Arthur Stuart   See fewer
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Toni Collette
Mandy Slade Mandy Slade   See fewer
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Eddie Izzard
Jerry Devine Jerry Devine   See fewer
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Emily Woof
Shannon Shannon   See fewer
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Janet McTeer
Female Narrator (voice) Female Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Mairead McKinley
Wilde Housemaid (as Maraid McKinley) Wilde Housemaid (as Maraid McKinley)   See fewer
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Luke Morgan Oliver
Oscar Wilde (8) Oscar Wilde (8)   See fewer
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Osheen Jones
Jack Fairy (7) Jack Fairy (7)   See fewer
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Micko Westmoreland
Jack Fairy Jack Fairy   See fewer
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Damian Suchet
BBC Reporter BBC Reporter   See fewer
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Danny Nutt
Kissing Sailor Kissing Sailor   See fewer
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Wash Westmoreland
Young Man Young Man   See fewer
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Ray Shell
Murray Murray   See fewer
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Alastair G. Cumming
Tommy Stone (as Alastair Cumming) Tommy Stone (as Alastair Cumming)   See fewer
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Zoe Boyce
Girl on Subway Girl on Subway   See fewer
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Jim Whelan
Mr. Stuart Mr. Stuart   See fewer
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Sylvia Grant
Mrs. Stuart Mrs. Stuart   See fewer
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Tim Hans
Manchester Teacher Manchester Teacher   See fewer
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Ryan Pope
Arthur's Brother Arthur's Brother   See fewer
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Stuart Callaghan
Boy in Record Shop 1 Boy in Record Shop 1   See fewer
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James Francis
Boy in Record Shop 2 Boy in Record Shop 2   See fewer
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Callum Hamilton
Brian Slade (7) Brian Slade (7)   See fewer
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Lindsay Kemp
Pantomime Dame Pantomime Dame   See fewer
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Carlos Miranda
Pianist Pianist   See fewer
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Emma Handy
Mod Girlfriend Mod Girlfriend   See fewer
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Daniel Adams
Curt Wild (13) Curt Wild (13)   See fewer
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Bryan Torfeh
Bartender (as Brian Torfeh) Bartender (as Brian Torfeh)   See fewer
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Joseph Beattie
Cooper (as Joe Beattie) Cooper (as Joe Beattie)   See fewer
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Freddi Freddi   See fewer
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Ivan Cartwright
Cecil's Friend 1 Cecil's Friend 1   See fewer
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Cecil's Friend 2 Cecil's Friend 2   See fewer
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Roger Alborough
Middle Age Man Middle Age Man   See fewer
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Peter Bradley Jr.
30's Style Singer 30's Style Singer   See fewer
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Reporter 1 Reporter 1   See fewer
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William Key
Reporter 2 Reporter 2   See fewer
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Vincent Marzello
US Reporter 1 US Reporter 1   See fewer
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US Reporter 3 US Reporter 3   See fewer
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Nadia Williams
Teenage Girl Teenage Girl   See fewer
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Brian Molko
Malcolm Malcolm   See fewer
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Xavior
Pearl Pearl   See fewer
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Guy Leverton
Trevor Trevor   See fewer
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Eden Ford
Bass Guitar (as Alan Fordham) Bass Guitar (as Alan Fordham)   See fewer
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Jono McGrath
Lead Guitar Lead Guitar   See fewer
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Perry Clayton
Drummer Drummer   See fewer
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Donna Matthews
Polly Small Polly Small   See fewer
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Ritz
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Stefan Olsdal
Bass Guitar Bass Guitar   See fewer
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Turkish Boy (uncredited) Turkish Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karen The Glam Rock Kid (uncredited) Karen The Glam Rock Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 30,763 votes