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At the real life School of Rock a group of misfit kids get in touch with their inner rock star.


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Credited cast:
Napoleon Murphy Brock ...
Asa Spades Collins ...
Tucker Collins ...
Madi Diaz-Svalgard ...
Will O'Connor ...
C.J. Tywoniak ...


At the real life School of Rock a group of misfit kids get in touch with their inner rock star.

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Teaching kids the basics: Power chords, head banging, and being a rock star.


Documentary | Music

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

7 July 2005 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Rock School  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$28,136 (USA) (3 June 2005)


$58,241 (USA) (10 June 2005)

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Paul Green: Don't look at your fingers! Do you want to know why? Because girl guitar players look at their fingers. Do you want to be a girl guitar player?
C.J. Tywoniak: No.
Paul Green: Do you want to be in The Bangles?
C.J. Tywoniak: No.
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Spoofs The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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Review the Movie... not what you think goes on at Rock School
10 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am surprised that so much of the negative response to the movie revolves around Paul's antics. If you watch the movie, with your eyes open, you can see that everybody is laughing through most of Paul's more volatile moments. If you are one of the people who is down on the movie because "I wouldn't let him do that to...", clearly they don't belong there. The truth is that Paul knows who can and can't take it and adjusts accordingly.

The other criticism is generally... Does CJ really get anything from the school. I am one of CJ's biggest fans. Lets get that out of the way right now. But without the school, that allows him to play with equally talented people, he may be just like so many of the best guitar players that I have known.... the best guitar player in town in a local garage band with a revolving door membership that may get to play to the local drunks on Wednesday night for beer. Through his association with Paul, he has been to Zappanale, completed a west coast tour, been featured on MTV and played in more places than I can count. They do very well for each other.

I will say that the movie was more than I expected going in... but I would have liked to see more of the Sabbath show.

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