Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream

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Runnin' Down a Dream is a 2007 documentary film about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The 4-hour documentary chronicles the history of the band, from its inception as Mudcrutch, right up to the 30th-anniversary concert... read more
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Runnin' Down a Dream is a 2007 documentary film about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The 4-hour documentary chronicles the history of the band, from its inception as Mudcrutch, right up to the 30th-anniversary concert in Petty's home town of Gainesville, Florida, on September 21, 2006, at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center, University of Florida. The film features interviews with George Harrison, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, Jeff Lynne, Rick Rubin, Johnny Depp, Jackson Browne and more. Petty's solo career is also touched on, as is his time with The Traveling Wilburys.

Original Release

10/14/2007

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Cast

Tom Petty Himself
Ron Blair Himself
Mike Campbell Himself
George Drakoulias Himself
Johnny Cash Himself (archive footage)
Bob Dylan Himself
George Harrison Himself (archive footage)
Roy Orbison Himself (archive footage)
Rick Rubin Himself
Ringo Starr Himself
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Bogdanovich

Cast

Tom Petty Himself
Ron Blair Himself
Mike Campbell Himself
George Drakoulias Himself
Johnny Cash Himself (archive footage)
Bob Dylan Himself
George Harrison Himself (archive footage)
Roy Orbison Himself (archive footage)
Rick Rubin Himself
Ringo Starr Himself
Jeff Lynne Himself
Stevie Nicks Herself
Neil Armstrong Himself (archive footage) (voice)
Mick Avory Himself (archive footage)
Peter Bogdanovich Himself (voice)
Jackson Browne Himself
Gene Clark Himself (archive footage)
Mike Clarke Himself (archive footage)
Denny Cordell Himself
Carol Coughlin Herself - Reporter (archive footage) (voice)

Producers

Editors

Bill Berg-Hillinger, Jeffrey Doe, John Gutierrez, Mary Ann McClure

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