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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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Cast

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Dakota Sage Grant ...
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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Box Office

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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Drew, love interest of Sherrie, is clocking in at the "Bourbon," the soundtrack plays the first few notes of Steve Perry's 1984 hit single, "Oh, Sherrie." See more »

Goofs

The record store has an Edward Van Halen "Wolfgang" guitar from the early 1990s. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Dupree: [after Dennis has accepted Drew's band as Arsenal's opening act] Okay. Call your band.
Drew Boley: [yells to Bourbon Room employees] Guys! We're opening up for Arsenal!
[Drew's band mates drop what they're doing inside the club, run on stage]
Dennis Dupree: Doesn't anyone just want to work in the bar industry anymore?
Drew Boley: Thank you! You won't regret this, we're gonna blow you away.
Dennis Dupree: Oh, you're gonna blow me all right. Okay, three songs, no covers. I need you guys to be amazing tonight, so start drinking...
Dennis Dupree: [looks at watch] NOW.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.156 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Bringin' On The Heartbreak
(uncredited)
Written by Steve Clark, Pete Willis and Joe Elliott
Performed by Def Leppard
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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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