Adventureland

Adventureland

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  • Type: Movie
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama
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It's the summer of 1987, James Brennan, a recent college graduate, is looking for a job. After initial attempts to find employment prove unsuccessful, he eventually finds work at a local amusement park and learns it's the perfect course to prepare him for the real world.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

Limelight
performed by Rush

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This Song is played in Adventureland
While talking about being a drummer, Munch begins singing Limelight while airdruming with his drumsticks

Satellite of Love
performed by Lou Reed

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This Song is played in Adventureland
In addition to being played in the movie, this song is mentioned several times, including Mike (who claimed to Jam with Lou Reed) who calls it "Set a Light on Love"

It refers to these people...

Buzzcocks

This Person is referred to by Adventureland
There is a posted for the Buzzcocks in Em's room
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Judas Priest

This Person is referred to by Adventureland
Pete O'Malley asks Lisa P to a Judas Priest concert
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Lou Reed

This Person is referred to by Adventureland
Mike (Ryan Reynolds) told people that he jammed with Lou Reed to impress girls, there are people wearing his T-shirts and posters of him throughout the movie (specifically the image from his [Transformer] album)
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It shows these places...

Kennywood 4800 Kennywood Blvd. West Mifflin, Pennsylvania United States of America

This Place is shown on Adventureland
Adventureland was filmed at Kennywood park near Pittsburgh, PA
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4800 Kennywood Blvd.
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
United States of America on Amazon
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4800 Kennywood Blvd.
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
United States of America on iTunes
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4800 Kennywood Blvd.
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
United States of America on GooglePlay

It shows these video games...

Asteroids

This Video Game is shown on Adventureland
Asteroids is one of the machines in the arcade
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Centipede

This Video Game is shown on Adventureland
Centipede is one of the machines in the arcade
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Tempest

This Video Game is shown on Adventureland
Tempest is one of the machines in the arcade
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It refers to these television series...

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

This Television Series is referred to by Adventureland
Eric's parents say he can get an internship with the Mr. Rogers show
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Satellite of Love
performed by Lou Reed

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Perfect Day
performed by Lou Reed

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  • Type: Song

Perfect Day
performed by Antony and Lou Reed

This Magic Moment
performed by Lou Reed

Goodnight Ladies
performed by Lou Reed

More by Lou Reed

Breaking the Law
performed by Judas Priest

The Hellion
performed by Judas Priest

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Metal Gods
performed by Judas Priest

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Rocka Rolla
performed by Judas Priest

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Victim of Changes
performed by Judas Priest

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More by Judas Priest

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