I (1979) and Brian Harrigan's Rush (1982), and Rush Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010) "I was at Oyster Records in NY, and was coming up with ideas for the cover art for Rainbow's Long Live Rock'n'roll...To present the idea to Polydor, I made up a dummy cover with the Rush shot (unretouched) in the centerfold just to demonstrate the advertising shot we intended to take at the next Rainbow concert...Gas, the movie, July 24, 1981 This Canadian movie includes a scene where a TV helicopter is circling a busy gas station as "Limelight" is played in the background.Gregory's Girl, the movie, April 23, 1981 The male lead, who also has a drumkit in his room, has two Rush posters on his bedroom wall: a poster of Rush live during the Hemispheres era as well as a promotional poster for All the Worlds A Stage featuring cover images of the first five albums (Rush through All The World's A Stage).
The Last American Virgin, the movie, July 30, 1982 A character in this teenage comedy is reported to have a Rush sticker on her notebook, seen as she is seen walking down the stairs.
Future War 1986, the animated movie, 1982 The English version of this film includes "Witch Hunt" in the soundtrack.
The Modern Day Warrior, the WCCW wrestler Kerry von Erich, circa 1982-1984 Before the WWF/WWE and WCW national syndicated shows, the World Class Championship Wrestling show aired from Dallas, Texas.
Previously, Geddy Lee sang on "Take Off", the single from the Mc Kenzie Brothers' comedy album, Great White North.
Synchronicity Concert, the concert movie by The Police, filmed November 3, 1983 A fan in the crowd can be seen wearing a Rush Signals t-shirt right after "De Do Do Do De Da Da Da".
Fast Times At Ridgemont High, the movie, August 13, 1982 During the scene in the record store (at 35 minutes), when Mike Damone is giving Mark Ratner his five point plan on dating ("When it comes down to making out, whenever possible, put on side one of Led Zeppelin IV."), there is a row of Exit Stage Left albums in the racks under the "Licorice Pizza" sign (they are between Ted Nugent's Great Gonzos and The Cars' Shake It Up).