6.7/10
2,540
88 user 30 critic

Rock & Rule (1983)

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.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 7 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $14.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set on the subterranean Mine-World, a band of human worker are treated like slaves under the power of the evil overlord Zygon until one, Orin, unearths the hilt of a mythical sword that ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Hahn
Stars: Joe Colligan, Carmen Argenziano, Noelle North
Wizards (1977)
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Bob Holt, Jesse Welles, Richard Romanus
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An outrageous, affectionate look at coming of age in the Eisenhower era in Brooklyn.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Richard Romanus, David Proval, Jesse Welles
Fire and Ice (1983)
Animation | Fantasy | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who ... See full summary »

Directors: Ralph Bakshi, Tom Tataranowicz
Stars: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor
Heavy Traffic (1973)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova
American Pop (1981)
Animation | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland
Heavy Metal (1981)
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, and 8 more credits »
Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty
Coonskin (1975)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers
Spicy City (1997)
Animation | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An anthology of sexy and risque animated stories in a futuristic city with a seamy side.

Stars: Michelle Phillips, Charlie Adler, Letitia Hicks
Fritz the Cat (1972)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the cheap glitter and glow of a fading Coney Island, a group of characters live out their sordid, strange lives trying to get somewhere fast - any way they can.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Omar Jones, Robert Costanzo, Tina Romanus
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After surviving an invasion on her peaceful homeworld, a beautiful avenger must stop a powerful psychopath from gaining immortality and rescue her kidnapped sister.

Directors: Michael Coldewey, Michel Lemire
Stars: Michael Ironside, Julie Strain, Billy Idol
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Mok (voice)
Gregory Salata ...
Omar (voice)
...
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 ...
Catherine Gallant ...
Cindy (voice)
Keith Hampshire ...
Other Computers (voice)
Melleny Melody ...
Carnegie Hall Groupie (voice) (as Melleny Brown)
Anna Bourque ...
Edna / Pinball Voice (voice)
Nick Nichols ...
Borderguard (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic 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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

16 May 1986 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Ring of Power  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$30,379
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Physical models of the various vehicles and a small stage were constructed to help the animation team successfully animate how the vehicles would move in various angles. See more »

Quotes

Mok: Wars have been started for less. Gentlemen, when I want your opinions, I will give them to you!
See more »

Connections

Featured in Hagan Reviews: Rock & Rule (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance, Dance, Dance
Written by Beloyd Taylor
Performed by Earth Wind & Fire
Drums: Fred E. White
Bass: Verdine White
Guitars: Roland Bautista, Beloyd Taylor
Keyboards: Larry Dunn
Vocoder: Michael Boddicker
Percussion: Paulinho Da Costa
Trumpets: Jerry Hey, Michael Harris, Gary Grant
Saxophone: Donald Myrick
Trombone: Lui Lui Satterfield, Bill Reichenbach
Horn Arrangements: Jerry Hey
Produced by Maurice White
Published by Modern American Music, Saggifire Music
Engineered by George Massenburg, Alan Sides
Recorded at George Massenburg Studio, Davien Sound, Hollywood Sound Studio
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

His name is Mok, thanks a lot....
14 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

Well, I can see that here is about the same as in the real world, about three people have ever heard of this movie. That's a shame too, the Cheap Trick songs alone make it worthwhile. I would have to say if you stumbled upon this and have never seen it go try to track it down if you are into animation or good ol' Eighty's rock. Great story, great animation, great voiceovers, great songs = great movie. In my opinion, I would have to put this movie above Heavy Metal in comparison with viewability. This movie I could watch over and over, Heavy Metal always puts me to sleep near the end now. That is probably because this is one complete story instead of some short stories put together for a movie.

10 out of 10 here... By the way, to all you aspiring animators out there; can you guess what they used to give the Creature that gelatinous look? (Yeeech, you probably don't want to know)


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 88 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Paul Scheer on Why There Are No Bad Movies

Paul Scheer discusses The Disaster Artist and his love of awesomely bad movies. Plus, we dive into the origins of midnight movies and explore how The Room became a cult classic.

Watch now