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Rock of Ages (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 15 June 2012 (USA)
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A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.

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Dakota Sage Grant ...
Little Girl on Bus
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Random Guy (as Matt Sullivan)
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Beth
Michael Olusczak ...
Crook
Anthony Bellissimo ...
Rocker Thief
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Bartender Jimmy (as Alan Shane Hartline)
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Doug Flintlock
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Mayor's Secretary
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Chico (as Angelo Donato Valderrama)
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Storyline

1987. Naive Sherrie Christian has just arrived in Hollywood from Tulsa looking to become a rock star. She is just like Drew Boley was when he first arrived in Hollywood, he, now the Hollywood veteran, who works as a bar back at the Bourbon Club, known as the center of the rock scene in town and the place where many of the biggest acts in rock got their big break. The two meet as Drew helps Sherrie with a situation when she first arrives in town. Despite Dennis Dupree, the Bourbon's owner/manager, not liking to hire people like Drew or Sherrie - someone who has musical aspirations - as service staff, Drew is able to convince Dennis and his assistant Lonny to hire Sherrie as a server, Drew and Sherrie who have a blossoming mutual attraction. Dennis and Lonny, who are having financial difficulties, are able to convince rock star Stacee Jaxx, the perpetually stoned front man for the band Arsenal who got his first break performing at the Bourbon, to perform for free at a benefit concert at... Written by Huggo

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Nothin' but a good time


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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, suggestive dancing, some heavy drinking, and language | See all certifications »

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15 June 2012 (USA)  »

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La era del rock  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,437,269 (USA) (15 June 2012)

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$38,509,342 (USA) (10 August 2012)
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Trivia

Denise Faye who plays one of the 'Protest Mothers' previously starred as one of the 'Cell Block Tango' dancers in 'Chicago' alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones who played 'Velma Kelly'. See more »

Goofs

Drew is seen walking with a foam hard case for his guitar. However, this type of guitar protection wasn't introduced until the 21st Century. See more »

Quotes

Crowd: Stacee! Stacee! Stacee!
Lonny: Ladies and gentlemen are you ready to rock? Welcome to the famous Bourbon Room on the Sunset Strip... Stacee Jaxx and Arsenal!
Stacee Jaxx: Hey Los Angeles! This is a little song called "Paradise City"!
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Connections

Referenced in South Park: A Nightmare on Facetime (2012) See more »

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I Wanna Rock
Written by Dee Snider
Performed by Diego Boneta
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People need to stop bashing this movie; it was a lot of fun.
19 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So I realize there plenty of cynical people out there that think enjoying a fun musical isn't as cool as bashing it. If you listen to these people, then pretty much everything "sucks" or is an "epic fail". I don't think this movie is being given a fair shot. First off, Tom Cruise gave a great performance and, believe it or not, sings rather well. The plot was slightly predictable but, nevertheless, the movie was fun and energetic. If I had to give any criticism, it would be that Mary J. Blige was underused and Alec Baldwin delivered a couple of bad lines. All in all, it was a very entertaining movie. I realize people like to get on the net and complain and say how stupid everything and everyone is, but don't let that sad, grumpy mind-set keep you from seeing this movie. The song performances alone are worth the price of admission.


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