The film aims to document the life and untimely death of Germs vocalist Darby Crash. While it does not cover his entire life, the movie focuses on Crash's "five-year plan" to become a legend before comitting suicide in 1980. To ensure that the film was true to the story, Director Roger Grossman enlisted the help ex-Germs guitarist Pat Smear, as well as members of Crash's family and others involved in the late '70s/early '80s Hollywood punk scene,
The film is opening in New York on August 8, 2008 and in Los Angeles, Chicago and Orange County, CA on August 22. From there it comes to theatres around the country.
An early review of the film was published in June, with notoriously hard-to-please critics, Film threat, calling the film "an absolute blast" and "a more than worthy tribute to one of punk rock's largest heroes."