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Beastie Boys: Sabotage (1994)

Set to the song, Sabotage, the Beastie Boys appear in a condensed parody of a 1970s cop show.

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Spike Jonze
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Cast

Cast overview:
Beastie Boys ... Beastie Boys
Adam Yauch ... Sir Stewart Wallace / Cochese (as Nathan Wind)
Adam Horovitz ... Bobby, 'The Rookie' (as Vic Colfari)
Mike D ... The Chief (as Alasondro Alegré)
DJ Hurricane ... Bunny (as Fred Kelly)
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Set to the song, Sabotage, the Beastie Boys appear in a condensed parody of a 1970s cop show.

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Short | Action | Comedy | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Бисти Бойз: Саботаж See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

At the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, "Sabotage" won the award for "Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman)". See more »

Goofs

When Sir Stewart Wallace leaves his motel room, the room number is 205. Seconds later the room number has shifted to 216. See more »

Crazy Credits

The Beastie Boys and DJ Hurricane play fictional fictional characters in the video; that is, they are credited under pseudonyms while playing fictional characters. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the MTV version, the scene in which a character pulls a knife on Ad Rock and is thrown off a bridge is removed. See more »

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Jonze proves his talent...
9 June 2003 | by KubrickCRM114See all my reviews

With a single music video, I became a fan of Spike Jonze. I am a totally huge fan of classic rock (The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, ect.) and when this video came out, I was instantly hooked. I have seen this style so many times in old 70's tv shows that when I saw it in this video, in this context, I knew Spike Jonze was brilliant. If you want proof, who heard this song before the video came out and instantly thought, "Starsky and Hutch"? A great performance by all those involved.


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