The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.
Censorship is a dirty word.
Did You Know?
The music store depicted in the film is the interior of Sound Exchange, located at 1846 Richmond Avenue in the Montrose District in Houston, Texas. The "Sound Exchange" banner seen before the movie's end is actually the real banner used at the original location, at 1718 Westheimer, before the record store moved to its current location in 1997. See more
When Tipper Gore is watching Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It" video on MTV, the video footage is from the beginning of the song but the lyrics are from the end of the song. See more
Alright, we don't have much time, so I'm just going to give you the condensed version. Every few years rock becomes the whipping boy for some politicians looking to make an easy score. This is before they started to crop Elvis's pelvis. Dean Martin, banned from radio in 1951, "Wham Bam, Thank You Ma'am" his song was thought to be too suggestive. I always thought it was about a lady carpenter, doesn't matter, they decided for me. Oh, this is a good one, "Louie Louie", the FBI and the FCC spent ...
During the final credits, the movie cuts back and forth between the video for the Twisted Sister song "We're Not Gonna Take It" and shots of the movie's cast and crew dancing and singing along with the song. See more
Dress You Up
Written by Andrea LaRusso
and Peggy Stanziale
Performed by Madonna See more