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Prey for Rock & Roll (2003)

 -  Drama | Music  -  4 June 2004 (Italy)
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Prey For Rock & Roll is the story of Jacki and her all-girl rock and roll band, Clam Dandy, who are trying to make it in the LA club scene of the late 1980s. After ten years of being ... See full summary »

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Jacki
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Tracy
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Faith
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Sally
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Animal
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Nick
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Chuck
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Punk Rock Girl (as Ashley Drane)
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Herself
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Jacki's Mom
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Johnny
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Sorority Girl #1
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Prey For Rock & Roll is the story of Jacki and her all-girl rock and roll band, Clam Dandy, who are trying to make it in the LA club scene of the late 1980s. After ten years of being ignored by record producers, Jacki and the band find hope in one producer who promises to see them play and consider them for a contract. Jacki resolves to play this one last gig and then throw in the towel if she does not find success. Personal tragedies, however, threaten to rip the band apart, rocking the foundation of friendship and trust the women have built together. Ultimately, the band must find its strength in the music that is their passion and the thread that holds them together, inspiring them to prevail. Written by Cheri Lovedog

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1980s | contract | rapist | rape | revenge | See more »

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Rated R for language, sexual content, drug use and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Gina Gershon performs all of her vocals live in the film. See more »

Goofs

Jacki gives Faith a tattoo. Faith shows the tattoo to Sally and says, "Jacki just did it today." The Tattoo showed no signs of being new at all. No redness, no swelling, no irritation and no Vaseline covering it. It looked as if it had been done months ago. See more »

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Tracy: Actually, I'm in a band so that I can get laid.
Jacki: C'mon dude, chicks do not need to be in a band to get laid.
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Features The Decline of Western Civilization (1981) See more »

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Ms. Tweak
Written by Cheri Lovedog
Performed by Gina Gershon, Sara Lee, Samantha Maloney, Cheri Lovedog,
Gina Volpe
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A vital, visceral flick
21 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie a lot, despite a couple of violent scenes. I've been involved with music, and women making music, for a long long time, and this film rings true to everything I've experienced. Gina Gershon and Drea DeMatteo are terrific -- good casting job all around (although Lori Petty comes off more like folksinger Jill Sobule than a punk guitar goddess). Not sure whether Gina sings the songs or if they're dubbed (I suspect the latter), but she's got great rock star moves and is even believable as a tattoo artist. Drea is dead on as a party-hearty rock chick guarding her vulnerable side. And, oh, yeah, they're also kind of hot. There are a lot of DIY-type full-length songs, most of which are enjoyable, if not quite ready for prime time. If you've ever grooved to Joan Jett's "I Love Rock and Roll" -- you'll appreciate this movie.


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