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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)  »

Also Known As:

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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Trivia

When Sherrie and Drew are in the record store a copy of the original 1984 Footloose (1984) soundtrack can be seen in front of Sherrie. Julianne Hough starred in the 2011 remake of Footloose (2011). 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

Lonny: [to audience] Performing on this stage later will be none other than Stacee Jaxx!
[crowd cheers]
Lonny: ...but first! Making their debut on the Bourbon stage, the less important, but still somehow worthwhile...
[uncrumbles piece of paper and reads from]
Lonny: ... Z Guyeez... z?
Lonny: [shrugs] Eh, sure, give it a whirl I suppose.
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Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.84 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Bringin' On The Heartbreak
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Written by Steve Clark, Pete Willis and Joe Elliott
Performed by Def Leppard
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Fun Movie
14 October 2012 | by (Hartford, WI) – See all my reviews

I'm an old goat who was, in the 80s, called the rock 'n roll Captain where I worked. My son, who just turned 34, heard this music night and day when he grew up. Last night, we saw the movie together and we both enjoyed the hell out of it, even mocking the idea of hip-hop entering a rock venue.

Those looking for realism should recognize that a musical is never an actual representation of the day and most often is a parody, exaggerating and mocking its point. Rock Of Ages was just that, but in a very fun way with good music and musical centered acting.

I recommend this movie because of all its elements: acting, setting, music and and plot line.


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