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Filmography

Red Hot Chili Peppers concert and documentary films, feature films and other documentaries that John was featured in/acting in.

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RHCP Concerts and Documentaries

Officially released Red Hot Chili Peppers concert and documentary videos and an odd video partly concerning their work.

Eastern Rim Chad Smith - Eastern Rim
Released: March 10, 2008 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Production:

Chad Smith gets his own DVD. While this is a documentary about him, in terms of this list, it's a concert video, as one of the features on it is the long instrumental jam at the Federation Square in Melbourne, with Flea, John and Josh Klinghoffer.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Greatest Hits Red Hot Chili Peppers - Greatest Hits
Released: November 18, 2003 Release Format: Album, DVD, Album + DVD Directed by: Production:

A collection of hits, featuring mostly songs from their Warner Bros-released albums with two new tracks; as well as music videos with optional band commentary, behind-the-scenes footage and a booklet with photos and notes from Flea and John.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Live at Slane Castle Red Hot Chili Peppers - Live at Slane Castle
Released: November 18, 2003 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Production:

The now-famous recording of the band's performance at the Slane Castle in Ireland; featuring a lot of their biggest hits and a couple of memorable covers, including John's of Maybe and Latest Disgrace. Released on the same day as the Greatest Hits album.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Off The Map Red Hot Chili Peppers - Off The Map
Released: December 18, 2001 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Production:

Combined footage from a couple of shows of the Californication tour in USA (there's a fun way to tell it's combined, may it remain a riddle), interviews with each band member and some backstage footage. There's a lovely live version of Untitled #3 from Usually Just A T-shirt.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - What Hits!? Red Hot Chili Peppers - What Hits!?
Released: September 29, 1992 Release Format: Compilation album, DVD Directed by: Production:

A collection of popular and often played song from the band's EMI catalog, released after Blood Sugar Sex Magic set them to stardom. The DVD version contains all the music videos from that era and some footage previously seen on Psychedelic Sexfunk Live From Heaven

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Funky Monks Red Hot Chili Peppers - Funky Monks
Released: October 29, 1991 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Gus Van Zant Production: Rhino

A black and white documentary, witnessing recording of Blood Sugar Sex Magik in a reportedly haunted Laurel Canyon mansion. You're in for good music seeing the light of day, the story behind Under The Bridge and a young adult describing some pretty wild adventures of the sexual nature.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Psychedelic Sexfunk Live from Heaven Red Hot Chili Peppers - Psychedelic Sexfunk Live From Heaven
Released: July 1, 1991 Release Format: VHS Directed by: Production:

A live video of the show at Long Beach, CA, USA on 30th December 1989; with some backstage footage. VHS. Never released on a DVD, though three songs off it re-surfaced on What Hits, which eventually did end up as a digital release.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Positive Mental Octopus Red Hot Chili Peppers - Positive Mental Octopus
Released: July 1, 1990 Release Format: VHS Directed by: Production:

The first compilation featuring all the eight existing Red Hot Chili Peppers video clips at the time; released only on VHS and out of print. It was famously rated adult-only in some countries, because of the music video for Fire.

Documentary Films

Documentary films where John was interviewed, both solo and with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Spirit of Apollo documentary
Released: March 26, 2013 Release Format: Digital download Directed by: Syd Garon, Sam Spiegel Production: Unknown

The long-awaited film documenting the recording and release of the N.A.S.A. first album, Spirit of Apollo is finally out. Since it's not available worldwide, we cannot quite tell you what's in it.

God Bless Ozzy Osbourne God Bless Ozzy Osbourne - film poster
Released: November 15, 2011 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Mike Feiss, Mike Piscitelli Production: Eagle Rock Entertainment

Documentary on Ozzy Osbourne, produced by his son and directed by Mike Feiss and Mike Piscitelli. John's one of the musicians interviewed, even if it's only for eleven seconds (!).

Bob and the Monster
Released: March 11, 2011 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Keirda Bahruth Production: Shaker Films

Documentary on Bob Forrest (film premiere, no DVD yet), the man who battled all of his demons and became an anti-drug icon. Directed by Keirda Bahruth. John's one of the musicians interviewed and there is archive footage involving him, too.

The Heart Is A Drum Machine The Heart Is A Drum Machine DVD
Released: March 9, 2010 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Ryan Page Production: Christopher Pomerenke

Christopher Pomerenke produced and Ryan Page directed film where many musicians and other artists answer one simple question: What is music? The DVD features a special bonus - the entire interview with John, 45 minutes long.

Too Tough To Die Too Tough To Die: A Tribute To Johnny Ramone
Released: November 4, 2008 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Mandy Stein Production: Starz Home Entertainment

Two days before Johnny Ramone passed away from prostate cancer, a lot of his friends and appreciators gathered for a Ramones tribute show. Some of them, including John, were also interviewed.

A Dutch Connection Red Hot Chili Peppers - A Dutch Connection
Released: April 12, 2008 Release Format: Unreleased Directed by: Bram van Splunteren Production: Unknown

Bram van Splunteren's documentary on RHCP, focusing on John. Not released on a DVD, but shown on festivals. Consists of the previously released VPRO interviews and additional live footage from the 2007 Nijemegen concert.

The Work of Director Stéphane Sednaoui The Work Of Director Stéphane Sednaoui
Released: September 13, 2005 Release Format: DVD Directed by: Palm Pictures Production: Richard Brown, Stephanie Bruni

A DVD featuring Stéphane Sednaoui's work directing music videos and conceptual films. Three Red Hot Chili Peppers videos he directed are talked about and John appears to be his favourite member of the band and, apparently, one of the "purest" people the Frenchman has worked with so far. He's also on the cover!

The Work of Director Mark Romanek The Work of Director Mark Romanek
Released: September 13, 2005 Release Format: Directed by: Palm Pictures Production: Richard Brown, Lance Bangs

Amongst others, Mark Romanek directed Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Can't Stop" video and there are some behind the scenes moments. His artistic differences with John and a note sent after they have made peace with each other also get a mention.

End of the Century - The Story of the Ramones Ramones: End of the Century
Released: March 15, 2005 Release Format: Directed by: Jim Fields, Michael Gramaglia Production: Warner

A "vibrant and candid" documentary on the Ramones, mostly narrated by Tommy Ramone. Features a couple of seconds of John talking about the legendary band.

Feature Films

...where the maestro is acting; whether he is the subject of the film or playing a support role. These links can be clicked on.

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