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Rock & Rule (1983)

PG  |   |  Animation, Fantasy, Music  |  16 May 1986 (Finland)
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A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mok (voice)
Gregory Salata ...
Omar (voice)
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Angel (voice)
Samantha Langevin ...
Mok's Computer (voice)
Dan Hennessey ...
Dizzy (voice)
Greg Duffell ...
Stretch / Zip (voice)
Chris Wiggins ...
Toad (voice)
Brent Titcomb ...
Sleazy (voice)
Donny Burns ...
Quadhole / 1st Radio Announcer (voice)
Martin Lavut ...
Mylar / 2nd Radio Announcer (voice)
Catherine Gallant ...
Cindy (voice)
Keith Hampshire ...
Other Computers (voice)
Melleny Brown ...
Anna Bourque ...
Edna / Pinball Voice (voice)
Nick Nichols ...
Borderguard (voice)
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Storyline

Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocoliptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary superocker. Obsessed with a dark experiment, Mok plans to use Angel's voice to summon a demon from another dimension. The rest of the band follows Mok to Nuke York in an attempt to get her back. Written by James Ellis <3jse2@qlink.queensu.ca>

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The Beauty... The Beast... The Beat! See more »


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Release Date:

16 May 1986 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Ring of Power  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The original storyboard artist for the film's climax was Oscar-nominee Ryan Larkin. None of his vision was implemented into the film. See more »

Quotes

[holding broken steering wheel after crashing his car into a fountain]
Stretch: Oh *no*! This is my car! My wheels! My *voltage wagon*!
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Connections

References The Shining (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm The Man
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Cheap Trick
Lead Vocals and Guitar: Robin Zander
Lead Guitar: Rick Nielsen
Drums: Bun E. Carlos
Bass: Pete Comita
Producer: Jack Douglas
Engineers: Rob O'Brian, Lee De Carlo
Remixed by Stan Vincent
Published by Adult Music (BMI)
Recorded at The Record Plant, N.Y., L.A.
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a very well made, cult, animated film
9 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

A very well made animated film that has garnered a cult following. The animation was groundbreaking for its day. The film features music by Cheap Trick and Blondie but the songs never seemed particularly awe inspiring to me. I enjoyed the storyline, and the post-apocalyptic style of the film worked well and fit with some of the humor in the film. The animation is very psychedelic in the way it is presented, and this unique added a lot to my enjoyment of the film. Overall, I thought it was a very fun film.


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