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Sid & Nancy is a British film of genre Drama directed by Alex Cox released in USA on 7 november 1986 with Gary Oldman

Sid & Nancy (1986)

Sid and Nancy

Sid & Nancy
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Released in USA 7 november 1986
Length 1h52
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Musical,    Romance
Rating69% 3.4992453.4992453.4992453.4992453.499245

Sid and Nancy (also known as Sid and Nancy: Love Kills) is a 1986 British biopic directed by Alex Cox and co-written with Abbe Wool. The film portrays the life of Sid Vicious (Gary Oldman), bassist of the seminal punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and his relationship with girlfriend Nancy Spungen (Chloe Webb). Despite failing to recoup its production budget at the box office, the film was received favourably by most critics and has attained cult classic status.

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The film opens in 12 October 1978, with several police officers dragging Sid Vicious (Gary Oldman) out of the Hotel Chelsea following the death of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen (Chloe Webb). Vicious is soon driven to a police station and upon arrival is asked to describe what happened.

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