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Prey for Rock & Roll (2003)

R | | Drama, Music | 4 June 2004 (Italy)
Prey For Rock & Roll is the story of Jacki and her all-girl rock and roll band, Clam Dandy, who are trying to make it in the LA club scene of the late 1980s. After ten years of being ... See full summary »

Director:

Alex Steyermark

Writers:

Cheri Lovedog, Robin Shushan (as Robin Whitehouse)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gina Gershon ... Jacki
Drea de Matteo ... Tracy
Lori Petty ... Faith
Shelly Cole ... Sally
Marc Blucas ... Animal
Ivan Martin ... Nick
Eddie Driscoll ... Chuck
Ashley Eckstein ... Punk Rock Girl (as Ashley Drane)
Shakara Ledard ... Jessica
Texas Terri Texas Terri ... Herself
Sandra Seacat ... Jacki's Mom
Nancy M. Pimental ... Natalie (as Nancy Pimental)
Greg Rikaart ... Scott
Francois Harold Francois Harold ... Johnny
Joannah Portman ... Sorority Girl #1
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Storyline

Prey For Rock & Roll is the story of Jacki and her all-girl rock and roll band, Clam Dandy, who are trying to make it in the LA club scene of the late 1980s. After ten years of being ignored by record producers, Jacki and the band find hope in one producer who promises to see them play and consider them for a contract. Jacki resolves to play this one last gig and then throw in the towel if she does not find success. Personal tragedies, however, threaten to rip the band apart, rocking the foundation of friendship and trust the women have built together. Ultimately, the band must find its strength in the music that is their passion and the thread that holds them together, inspiring them to prevail. Written by Cheri Lovedog

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Genres:

Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, drug use and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2004 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

My Favorite Sin See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,835, 28 September 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$58,040, 14 December 2003
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Company Credits

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Prey LLC See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Gina Gershon took guitar lessons from Joan Jett when preparing for this movie. See more »

Goofs

Jacki gives Faith a tattoo. Faith shows the tattoo to Sally and says, "Jacki just did it today." The Tattoo showed no signs of being new at all. No redness, no swelling, no irritation and no Vaseline covering it. It looked as if it had been done months ago. See more »

Quotes

Tracy: Actually, I'm in a band so that I can get laid.
Jacki: C'mon dude, chicks do not need to be in a band to get laid.
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Trash & Tinsel (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Give Up On Me
Written by Dan Penn, Hoy Lindse, Carson Whitsett
Performed by Solomon Burke
Courtesy of Fat Possum Records
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Made me feel OK
7 March 2006 | by Christian1967See all my reviews

I really just liked this movie a whole lot. Sure the music wasn't the greatest but I am close to "40" and really can relate to these women. Must be my generation that went through Punk Rock, New Wave and Goth era that really got this movie. It just goes to show you you're never too old to dream and if your my age you're far from a poser instead we old folks deserve our respect for making a scene that people still try to emulate to this day. Have fun watch this movie and just be yourself. Thats what I got from it and I just really dig women with their style and panache. Always will and when you see someone that feels so strongly about their craft it makes it even better. This is far from just some average movie that glorifies the hardcore scene it makes it personal and non glamorous in a realistic way.


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