GenreDocumentary, Biography, Music ScreenplayGeorge Hickenlooper WriterGeorge Hickenlooper LanguageEnglish
Release dateJune 17, 2003 (2003-06-17) (Los Angeles Film Festival)
March 26, 2004 (2004-03-26) (United States) CastRodney Bingenheimer, Kim Fowley, George Hickenlooper, David Bowie, Joan Jett Similar moviesBefore the Music Dies (2006)
TaglineOne unlikely man made America listen
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Mayor of the Sunset Strip is a 2003 documentary film on the life of Rodney Bingenheimer directed by George Hickenlooper, and produced by Chris Carter. In 2011, Craig Hlavaty of the Houston Press named Mayor of the Sunset Strip at number eight on the paper's list of "The 31 Best Music Documentaries of All Time". The film won the Best Documentary Feature at the 2004 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
The film features interviews with Tori Amos, Beck, David Bowie, Clem Burke, Belinda Carlisle, Chris Carter, Dramarama, Exene Cervenka, Cher, Alice Cooper, Elvis Costello, Cherie Currie, Michael Des Barres, Pamela Des Barres, Henry Diltz, John Doe, Corey Feldman, Kim Fowley, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Godsmack, Green Day, Debbie Harry, George Hickenlooper, Mick Jagger, Jed the Fish, Joan Jett, Davy Jones, Kato Kaelin, Lance Loud, Courtney Love, Annabella Lwin, Ray Manzarek, Johnny Marr, Chris Martin, Paul McCartney, Mackenzie Phillips, Poe, Monique Powell, Keanu Reeves, Paul Reubens, Brooke Shields, Nancy Sinatra, Phil Spector, Gwen Stefani, Danny Sugerman, Pete Townshend, Ronald Vaughan, George Wendt, Louise Wener, Brian Wilson, Carnie Wilson, Neil Young, and Rob Zombie.