MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 209 this week

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

8.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 2,570 users  
Reviews: 18 user | 23 critic

An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.

Directors:

,
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 04 Apr 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 27 Apr 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 17 Feb 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010) on IMDb 8.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage.
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Global Metal (2008)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In GLOBAL METAL, directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn set out to discover how the West's most maligned musical genre - heavy metal - has impacted the world's cultures beyond Europe and ... See full summary »

Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen
Stars: Tom Araya, Ken Ayugai, Rafael Bittencourt
Metal Evolution (TV Series 2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Metal Evolution presents 11 episodes based on the ground-breaking Heavy Metal Family Tree. This 26 sub-genre genealogical chart reveals the vast complex progeny of heavy metal from Early ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Sam Dunn, Scott Ian, Bruce Dickinson
Documentary | History | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The GET THRASHED journey begins in the early 80s, where Metallica and several other bands laid the groundwork for what would become a lasting impression on the face of heavy metal music. ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Ernst
Stars: Death Angel, Tom Angelripper, Phil Anselmo
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Super Duper Alice Cooper is the twisted tale of a teenage Dr Jekyll whose rock n roll Mr Hyde almost kills him. It is the story of Vincent Furnier, preacher's son, who struck fear into the ... See full summary »

Directors: Sam Dunn, Reginald Harkema, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Alice Cooper, Sheryl Cooper, Dennis Dunaway
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This documentary is a considered look at the continuing story of Metal, in the words of the people that make it, live it, breathe it and keep it vital. The Bands. The Fans, The Producers, ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Carruthers
Stars: Ritchie Blackmore, Graham Bonnet, Geezer Butler
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Penelope Spheeris
Stars: Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Gene Simmons
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A look at the music genre Black Metal, containing interviews with bands such as Watain, Ondskapt, Mordichrist and many more.

Director: Mats Lundberg
Stars: Bjørn Almar, Niklas Kvarforth, Mordichrist
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.

Directors: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky
Stars: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ozzy Osbourne's four decade track record as a culturally relevant artist is unprecedented, but his personal struggles have been shrouded in secrecy, until now. Featuring never before seen ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Fleiss, Mike Piscitelli
Stars: Blasko, Brandon Boyd, Mike Brodin
The Fearless Freaks (TV Movie 2005)
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A documentary on the evolution of the Oklahoma band The Flaming Lips.

Director: Bradley Beesley
Stars: Beck, Bradley Beesley, Steve Burns
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen
Stars: Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Geddy Lee ...
Himself
Alex Lifeson ...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself, Nine Inch Nails
Mike Portnoy ...
Himself
...
Himself
Tim Commerford ...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
Mary Weinrib ...
Herself, Geddy Lee's mom
Melanija Zivojinovich ...
Herself, Alex Lifeson's mom
Ray Danniels ...
Himself, Rush manager
Bernie Finkelstein ...
Himself, True North Records
Edit

Storyline

An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Beyond the lighted stage

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 April 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rush: The Documentary  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Billy Corgan (of Smashing Pumpkins), who was interviewed for this documentary, has admitted to stealing a riff from Rush's "By-Tor & The Snow Dog". See more »

Quotes

Jack Black: Rush is just one of those bands that has a deep reservoir of rocket sauce. A lot of bands - they've only got so much in the bottle. They use it up sometimes in one song. These guys were the real deal. Their bottle was so big and so filled to the brim, they were shaking it literally for decades. And still there was sauce coming out.
See more »

Connections

Features Rush: Grace Under Pressure Tour 1984 (1985) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
That's Entertainment
12 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is a very well directed and edited collection. Home movie footage of Alex and Geddy as kids all the way to interviews from the Snakes and Arrows tour put the bands personalities and philosophies to the forefront. Fans will feel like they know these guys. There is much humor with the occasional sobering aside. People who barely know Rush's music will probably get converted. There isn't a lot of technical discussion (equipment, technique). Most people who contribute commentary have worked with them in some capacity. "Celebrity" fans are mostly from the heavy metal camp. The Grace Under Pressure to Roll The Bones era is covered the least (which will make many happy). It was awesome! See it in a theater if given a chance.


10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why I Hate Rush rsr26
Sebastian Bach was awesome! oisuxx
Alex arguing with parents vpant
is anyone seeing this NOW? manghi
Favorite music critic quotes dwtime
Scene with Alex's Family ian1313
Discuss Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page