MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,863 this week

Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (1999)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  7 November 1999 (USA)
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 178 users  
Reviews: 6 user

A group of high school friends starts a rock band during the 1950's. The band gets popular and the labels approach them with their own ideas about the direction the band should take next. Will their pressure tear the band apart?

Director:

Writers:

, (teleplay), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDbTV Pick: Showtime's "Penny Dreadful"

The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 493 titles
created 30 Aug 2011
 
a list of 150 titles
created 28 Jan 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 01 Nov 2012
 
a list of 846 titles
created 07 May 2013
 
list image
a list of 4741 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie 1999)

Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie 1999) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story.

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Shake, Rattle and Rock! (TV Movie 1994)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Two young girls start a band and open up a nightclub in town where the local kids can hang out and stay out of trouble, but they encounter opposition from local people who think rock is the... See full summary »

Director: Allan Arkush
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Howie Mandel, Patricia Childress
Shattered Mind (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Heather Locklear stars in this psychological thriller as a woman who is racked by multiple personalities and confronts a horrifying past of dark secrets buried a long time ago. When her ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Heather Locklear, François Chau, John Walter Davis
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A Photographer has a single evening to find ten magical photographs or else he stands to lose everything that is important to him.

Director: Jeremy Stein
Stars: Reg Rogers, Tina Holmes, Anthony Michael Hall
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Paul Shapiro
Stars: Dana Delany, Henry Czerny, Rod Steiger
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Six American women who planned on travelling to South America to adopt babies are forced, by law, to live there.

Director: John Sayles
Stars: Daryl Hannah, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary Steenburgen
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Debra Winger, Barbara Hershey, Gabriel Byrne
The Last Debate (TV Movie 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Four members of the media are chosen as moderator and panel for the single televised debate of presidential candidates one week before the election. These four use the debate forum as never... See full summary »

Director: John Badham
Stars: James Garner, Peter Gallagher, Audra McDonald
Sirens (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A white woman relentlessly seeks justice against two racist policemen who accidentally killed her black ex-husband and had their department cover it up.

Director: John Sacret Young
Stars: Dana Delany, Keith Carradine, Justin Theroux
Final Jeopardy (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

After a visiting actress is murdered in her country home, a prosecutor tries to find out if she was the intended target.

Director: Nick Gomez
Stars: Dana Delany, Billy Burke, Joelle Carter
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Just like the seven previous SR&R franchise, this has three episodes-"13/F," about a children's party held in a forbidden floor; "Yaya" is about a naughty kid who discovers that her new ... See full summary »

Directors: Rahyan Carlos, Topel Lee, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Keanna Reeves, Bearwin Meily, Roxanne Guinoo
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Sally Kirkland
Stars: Lou Albano, Vito Antuofermo, Jack 'Wildman' Armstrong
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A snake creature secretly lurks inside a shopping mall. A family is fed a meal that turns them into monsters. An airplane hijacking is interrupted by the birth of a tiyanak.

Directors: Perci M. Intalan, Dondon S. Santos, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Carla Abellana, Kim Atienza, Melai Cantiveros
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Billy Porter ...
...
Joe Hart (Part 1) (as James Brett Rice)
...
...
Edit

Storyline

A group of high school friends starts a rock band during the 1950's. The band gets popular and the labels approach them with their own ideas about the direction the band should take next. Will their pressure tear the band apart?

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 November 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amours et rock'n' roll  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Bill Haley is shown performing at the start of part 2 as a solo act. In the 1950s (and indeed throughout his rock and roll career) he always worked in conjunction with The Comets. The band shown backing Haley at the start of part 2 is not The Comets. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't That A Shame
Written by Fats Domino and David Bartholomew
Performed by Randy Jackson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

When is the video coming out?
25 April 2000 | by (A time machine.) – See all my reviews

Don't let the title fool you, this movie ROCKS! I love movies about the sixties, but many of them that came out in the nineties just plain sucked, so my expectations weren't high, and ended up just watching the second half the first time it was ever on. Man.. I was made when I realized how much I missed. Great thing VH1 is now playing it death. To bad CBS is being cheap and not releasing it to video.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
how can i get a copy??? erika2386
Is this the one ashleyroo-1
Help, please! JoReia
Gary Allan? goblinqueen-1
Found DVD Online graphicgrl3

Contribute to This Page