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3.10 Ozzy's Movie Career




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This article is from the The Osbourne FAQ, by Mike L. with numerous contributions by others.

3.10 Ozzy's Movie Career


"The f***ing Monkeyz?"
...Ozzy in Jerky Boys movie

"These evil people have just got to be stopped"
...Ozzy in Trick or Treat

1986
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Like some musicians, Ozzy has been in a few movies and in keeping with
Oz-tradition they are humorous roles. In the 1986 horror movie "Trick or
Treat", Ozzy plays Reverend Aaron Gilstrom, a priest who wants the evil
being spread through music stopped :) The movie starred Marc Price who
played Skippy in the Family Ties television show. Also stars Gene Simmons
as a DJ. [Note: Watch the movie all the way to the end, past the credits
and you'll see Ozzy once again]

There is also mention of Ozzy being in the movie 'Riders of the Storm' as
an "urban animal". The movie starred Dennis Hopper.

19xx
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Though not a movie, Ozzy appeared in The Decline of Western Civilization -
Part 2 which was a documentary about heavy metal directed by Penelope
Spheeris, a well known producer.

1994
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In the 1994 Jerky Boys movie, Ozzy played a band manager who runs into the
Jerky Boys in a bar. The band he manages plays 'Symptom of the Universe'.

1996
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Ozzy plays a short part in Howard Stern's "Private Parts" movie, released
in 1997.

2000
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Director Penelope Spheeris, producer of Decline of Western Civilization
Parts 1, 2, and 3, and Wayne's World) took out a full crew on last year's
tour to capture the Ozzfest. The people, the music, the excitement, the
chaos. The feature length documentary is enhanced by the use of
cutting-edge High Definition technology and a full Dolby Digital Surround
Sound audio treatment. A special film tour is being planned for this year
to take the film across the country, and, in addition to the feature
presentation.

2000
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Ozzy appeared in Adam Sandler's "Little Nicky".

2001
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Ozzy appeared in "Adam Sandler Goes to Hell" and on the
"Moulin Rouge" soundtrack.

2002
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Ozzy makes an appearance in "Austin Powers - Goldmember".

 

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