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School of Rock (2003) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Down and out rock star Dewey Finn gets fired from his band, and he faces a mountain of debts and depression. He takes a job as a 4th grade substitute teacher at an uptight private school where his attitude and hijinx have a powerful effect on his students. He also meets Zack, a 10-year-old guitar prodigy, who could help Dewey win a "battle of the bands" competition, which would solve his financial problems and put him back in the spotlight.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • After being fired from his own band, the guitar player Dewey Finn needs to raise some money to pay for his rent and his bills. When his friend and school teacher Ned Schneebly is called to a temporary work in an expensive private school, Dewey pretends to be Ned and accepts the job. He finds talented young musicians in his class, and he decides to form a rock-and-roll band with the students and win a competition called "Battle of The Bands" to raise the prize and be recognized in the show business.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

    - Written by Shannon Patrick Sullivan <shannon@mun.ca>

Synopsis

Dewey Finn (Jack Black) is a depressed rock musician that was kicked out of his own band. Dewey is sharing an apartment with an old band member...

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