The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. Featuring legendary punk bands Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X. THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION is an immersive tour of in-your-face filmmaking and music that's "a bracing, stimulating and technically superb close-up look at the L.A. punk scene." - Variety

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Critics Consensus: The Decline of Western Civilization takes a frank, often funny look at the punk culture of the late '70s and early '80s.

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Studio
Shout! Factory
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Languages

Primary
English (Dolby 5.1, Stereo, CC)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

Artists in This Movie

Rock
Punk
Alternative

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