Profit: - $-13,651,216
Tag Line: On air. Off shore. Out of control.
Average Rating: 7
Release Date: Apr 1, 2009
Run Time: 2h 15m
Original Language: English
Production Countries: Germany , United Kingdom , France
Production Companies: Universal Pictures , Working Title Films , Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft , Portobello Studios , Tightrope Pictures , StudioCanal
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The Boat That Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of popular culture via the British Broadcasting Corporation. Loosely based on the events in Britain in the 60's when the Labour government of Harold Wilson, wanted to bring the pirate radio stations under control, enough to see the passage of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act on 15 August 1967. Also known as "Pirate Radio".
Hilary Bevan Jones
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Emma E. Hickox