* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Was Eddie Wilson really a brilliant visionary rocker who was unfairly crushed by a cruel, insensitive music industry, or a pompous jerk who shot himself in the foot and screwed over his band with his SmallNameBigEgo antics?
* ContestedSequel
* {{Sequelitis}}
* TearJerker: "HERE'S TO NOTHIN' FELLAS!"
* VindicatedByCable: A failure at the box office, the film was saved from obscurity by its soundtrack and cable broadcasts.
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