The Rocker tells the story of a failed drummer who is given a second chance at fame. Robert "Fish" Fishman is the extremely dedicated and astoundingly passionate drummer for the eighties ... See full summary »
Wayne is back, this time trying to organize a rock festival with help from friend Garth and the spirit of Jim Morrison (Doors). Meanwhile, his girlfriend's manager is busy trying to woo her away from Wayne and move her to LA. Life gets interesting when Wayne must rush from the concert to try and stop the wedding. Aerosmith are featured at the concert. Written by
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The story that the roadie keeps telling, about having to fill a brandy glass with brown M&Ms for Ozzy Osbourne, is based on a true story that has become a bit of an urban legend. Van Halen actually had a rider (a contractual list of items that a band demands from the concert venue - towels, catering, stage equipment requirements, etc.) that said there must be a bowl of M&Ms backstage, but with all the brown ones removed. The reason for the absurd rule was to make sure that the entire rider (which included safety measurements for the band's exceptionally large and heavy stage set) had been read and obeyed in full. Sure enough at Pueblo, Colorado show, the rider wasn't read and the staging crashed through the floor. This lead to the urban myth that the band flipped out and intentionally caused the $80,000 worth of damage themselves all because they found brown M&Ms. See more »
In the "returning home from England" plane scene, it's obviously a mirror image (identifiable by the writing on the plane being reversed.) However due to the nature of the jokes during the plane scenes, this was probably intentional. See more »
You can see him?
Well, of course! I mean, how are you gonna miss a half-naked Indian?
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Wayne and Garth have to clean up after the Waynestock event. They are supervised by the Indian who led them to Jim Morrison. The Indian has a tear running down his cheek after looking at the mess left behind. Wayne (to Indian): "Don't worry, we'll clean it up." See more »
Not As Good As The Original, But Good None The Less
The crew of "Wayne's World 2" had a nearly impossible task of following up the amazingly successful "Wayne's World". Needless to say, this does not compare to the original.
However, this film is pretty good. Myers and Carvey are back with just as much wit and splendid timing as the original. This time they are opposed by the brilliance of Christopher Walken who, as usual, plays his part to a tee.
The plot of setting up a festival does not have the power of that of the original and I was not crazy with the Jim Morrison character.
The amount of cameos was a bit too extreme at time as what seemed like every other shot had some other famous person wanting to be part of the film.
You would think that a film like this would not be as good hearted as it is, but it really is just a good film on so many levels.
It's not a must see like it's predecessor, but I would still recommend it to anyone.
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