In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.

Director:

Ari Gold

Writer:

Ari Gold
3 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Ari Gold ... Power
Michael McKean ... Harlan
Jane Lynch ... Joni
Shoshannah Stern ... Annie
Chi Ling Chiu ... Michael Fong
Adrian Grenier ... Dallas Houston
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Accinelli Luis Accinelli ... Jalisco
Jennifer Barbosa ... Seattle Grrl (as Jenny Barbosa)
Karen Berg Karen Berg ... Dallas's Girl
John Bianco ... Anthony
Paul Boruff Paul Boruff ... Hippie Musician
Jacki R. Chan ... Seattle Grrl
Tony Devon ... Dean
Markie Dunn Markie Dunn ... Samantha
Richard Fancy ... Dick Houston
Edit

Storyline

ADVENTURES OF POWER is an epic comedy about a mine-worker named Power whose love of drums and lack of musical skill has turned him into the ridiculed "air drummer" of his small town. But when Power's union-leader father calls a strike at the mine, Power discovers an underground subculture of air-drummers who just might hold the key to changing the world. Power's journey across America brings him face-to-face with his town's greatest enemy, and allows him to discover the beat within his own heart. Written by Ari Gold

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

March to the beat of your own drum. Even if you don't have one. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Amara Kopakova, the artist who did the painting of the factory and the painting of the wolf featured in the film, painted them in the living room of her studio apartment in Salt Lake City. It was the last project she worked on before moving back to New York. See more »


Soundtracks

Impossible Fantasy (Ballad)
Written by Ethan Gold
Performed by Miranda Lee Richards and Ethan Gold
See more »

User Reviews

 
An Instant Cult Classic
24 September 2009 | by ben-1725See all my reviews

Now, I don't normally write reviews for movies. This is my first review on IMDb. But I am writing a review for this movie because after seeing the film on a press screener DVD and absolutely loving it, I did some research and found only bad reviews.

Let me be clear - Adventures of Power is a classic. My friend and I have watched the movie over 5 times, can't stop quoting it ("Imagine that!", "They beat us with sticks, Power... we didn't have sticks!", "I don't need drums... I am drums.") and we now have a compulsion to air drum.

This movie is trendsetting and it's a shame that the early Sundance review crowd all missed the opportunity to tag this film as it is - a groundbreaking new comedy that will undoubtedly gather a religious cult following.

Kudos, Ari Gold. And here's to the start of a great career.


15 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adventures of Power See more »

Filming Locations:

Helper, Utah, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,254, 11 October 2009

Gross USA:

$17,419

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,419
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed