25 Greatest Punk Rock Movies of All Time

From U.K.-to-L.A. scene rockumentaries to riot-grrl portraits and the Ramones' fictional alma mater, our favorite portrayals of punk on screen

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24. 'Breaking Glass' (1980)

Sounding like a songbird and looking like a cross between Siouxsie Sioux and Klaus Nomi, Hazel O'Connor's angry young musician is destined to be a star — and a martyr in the name of those who give in the corrupting forces of capitalism known as "the music industry." But Brian Gibson's rags-to-riches tale offers a nice snapshot of both punk rock as a "fad" to exploit in movies circa the early Eighties and the anything-goes aspect of the music after that initial explosion. And that Tron-flavored rendition of the song "Eighth Day" is a keeper. DF

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