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Rock & Rule (1983)

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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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Sound you can see in the movie you can feel! See more »


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Release Date:

16 May 1986 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Ring of Power  »

Box Office

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

Dizzy: Nuke York's only three days away.
Stretch: Gonna take us six days. We only got half a car left.
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Heavy Metal (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Hot Dogs & Sushi
Written by Patricia Cullen and Melleny Brown
Vocals: Melleny Brown
Guitar: Toby Swann
Synthesizers: Patricia Cullen
Saxophone: Katherine Moses
Bass: Dan Colomby
Drums: Billy Bryans
Percussion: Matt Zimbel, Rick Lazar
Producer: Patricia Cullen
Recorded at Round Sound, Eastern Sound, Toronto
Engineered by David Greene
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Rock & Rule ROCKED!!
20 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie back in '85 on HBO and I LOVED it! (I managed to tape it, but someone stole it from me!) The art is great, the music superb, and the storyline is intriguing! I've managed to find some of the songs online (with alternate lyrics) I agree that its a shame that Nelvana doesn't seem to think releasing this on DVD is worthwhile. I managed to find a genuine VHS copy at a flea market (for $3) back in '94 and I've held on to it ever since!! :) the box is very worn and slightly damaged, though. Rock and Rule is on a par with some of the best Anime on the market today! I showed it to a local Anime club, and they loved it and asked where they could acquire a copy as well...See Nelvana? You could still have a moneymaker there.....


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