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Rock of Ages (2012)

 -  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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Little Girl on Bus
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Random Guy
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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
Angelo Valderrama ...
Chico (as Angelo Donato Valderrama)
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Storyline

Set in 1987 Los Angeles, Drew and Sherrie are two young people chasing their dreams in the big city. When they meet, it's love at first sight, though their romance will face a series of challenges. Written by Anonymous

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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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Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The scene set under the Hollywood sign was actually shot on a garbage dump landfill in Pompano Beach, Florida. See more »

Goofs

During Sherrie's "More Than Words", Drew adjusts the microphone and the scarf is already tied to it even before Lonny did the "sound check". See more »

Quotes

Drew Boley: Paul, I am Wolfgang Von Colt. Not 'Joshy-Z', or the 'Z Guyz'.
Paul Gill: It's not the Z Guyz, it's 'Z-Guyeezz'.
Drew Boley: ...Z-Guyeezz?
Paul Gill: Double the E, double the Z, double the flava!
Drew Boley: [confused] What does the 'Z' even stand for?
Paul Gill: [thinks] Um... nothing! You're over-thinking it! Look, names that end in 'Z' are very popular among the 14-21 audience. We did a whole focus group on this. Numbers don't lie.
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.101 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Any Way You Want It
Written by Neal Schon, Steve Perry
Performed by Mary J. Blige, Constantine Maroulis, Julianne Hough, Paul Giamatti and Diego Boneta
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Not even Tom Cruise could save this movie.
20 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

I went to see "Rock Of Ages" tonight and I couldn't be more disappointed, I had been waiting for this movie for a long time and had such high hopes for it that it all just came crushing down.

I was expecting to see much more of Tom Cruise but he isn't in the movie as much as you'd think,

I was also tricked by the soundtrack songs, with the name of the movie being "Rock Of Ages" and the songs used in the soundtrack coming from bands like Guns'n'Roses, Bon Jovi, Joan Jet, Journey etc I was expecting actual ROCK music but they managed to ruin 90% of the songs in this movie. Tom Cruise did a good job in the ones he sang but that was about it.

The only two good things about this movie were Tom Cruise and Russell Brand and only them made the film bearable.

I'm not even going to go into the annoying love story which just made it seem more like a Disney movie with bad acting.

Long story short, if you're a die-hard rock'n'roll fan don't waste your money with this movie. I'd say this is more of a family movie but it it has too much mature content for kids as well so, I don't know who this would be suited for really.

"Rock Of Ages" is a cross between Disney's "Camp Rock" and a 80's rock video parody and it's awful.


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