The Grateful Dead Movie

Grateful Dead

Released in Theaters in 1976, video release 1981

Monterey Home Video

A full length feature film. The majority of the movie is footage of the band and crowds at the Winterland shows on October 1974. There is an opening animation sequence and a brief historical sequence in the middle of the movie. The GD movie has also been released on video disc, DVD and Blu-ray.

The movie includes parts or all of:

  • U.S. Blues
  • Going Down the Road
  • Eyes of the World
  • St. Stephen
  • The Golden Road
  • Stella Blue
  • He's Gone
  • Morning Dew
  • Late for Supper
  • The Wheel
  • One More Saturday Night
  • Truckin'
  • Sugar Magnolia
  • Ripple
  • Playing in the Band
  • Casey Jones
  • It Must Have Been the Roses
  • Johnny B. Goode
  • Eep Hour
The musicians playing at the shows that form the majority of the movie are:
  • Jerry Garcia
  • Donna Godchaux
  • Keith Godchaux
  • Bill Kreutzmann
  • Phil Lesh
  • Bob Weir
  • Mickey Hart (one song)
Credits for the film:
  • Producer - Eddie Washington
  • Directors - Jerry Garcia, Leon Gast
  • Executive producer - Ron Rakow
  • Animation - Gary Gutierrez
  • Cameras - Jonathan Else, Thomas D. Hurwitz, Kevin Keating, Don Lenzer, Stephen Lighthill, Albert Maysles, David Myers, Richard Paup, Robert Primes
  • Editors - Susan Crutcher, John Nutt, Lisa Fruchtman
The Grateful Dead movie was one of three videos released in 1996 in the 3 video box set: The Grateful Dead movie was one of four videos released in 1997 in the 4 video box set: A 2 DVD expanded edition of the movie was released in 2004: A 5 CD soundtrack set was released in conjunction with the remastered movie; The 2 DVD expanded edition of the movie was subsequently released as part of the 14 DVD box set:
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