The Doors


The Doors Brief Information

The Doors is a 1991 American biopic about the 1960-70s rock band of the same name which emphasizes the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison. It was directed by Oliver Stone, and stars Val Kilmer as Morrison, Meg Ryan as Pamela Courson (Morrison's companion), Kyle MacLachlan as Ray Manzarek, Frank Whaley as Robby Krieger, Kevin Dillon as John Densmore, and Kathleen Quinlan as Patricia Kennealy.

The film portrays Morrison as the larger-than-life icon of 1960s rock and roll, counterculture, and the drug-using free love hippie lifestyle. But the depiction goes beyond the iconic: his alcoholism, interest in the spiritual plane and hallucinogenic drugs as entheogens, and, particularly, his growing obsession with death are threads which weave in and out of the film. The film's depiction of Morrison was not well received by his close friends and family.

The Doors News

• Val Kilmer pushes back on "more negative health lies"
• Val Kilmer praises Dave Chappelle for 'Saturday Night Live' monologue
• The Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dead at age 74
• Val Kilmer apologizes to New Mexico neighbors for negative remarks

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