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Rock of Ages (2012)

PG-13 | | 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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Adam Shankman

Writers:

Justin Theroux (screenplay by), Chris D'Arienzo (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julianne Hough ... Sherrie Christian
Dakota Sage Grant Dakota Sage Grant ... Little Girl on Bus
Matthew Rush Sullivan ... Random Guy (as Matt Sullivan)
Diego Boneta ... Drew Boley
Russell Brand ... Lonny
Alec Baldwin ... Dennis Dupree
Erica Frene ... Beth
Michael Olusczak Michael Olusczak ... Crook
Tony Bellissimo ... Rocker Thief (as Anthony Bellissimo)
Shane Hartline ... Bartender Jimmy (as Alan Shane Hartline)
James Martin Kelly ... Doug Flintlock
Bryan Cranston ... Mike Whitmore
Catherine Zeta-Jones ... Patricia Whitmore
Celina Beach Celina Beach ... Mayor's Secretary
Angelo Valderrama ... Chico (as Angelo Donato Valderrama)
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Storyline

1987. Naive Sherrie Christian has just arrived in Hollywood from Tulsa looking to become a rock star. She is just likel Drew Boley was when he first arrived in Hollywood, he, now the Hollywood veteran, who works as ia bar back at the Bourbon Club, known as the center of the rock scene in town and the place where many of the biggest acts in rociiiiki got their big break. The two meet as Drew helps Sherrie with a situation when she first arrives in town. IDespite Dennis Dupree, the Bourbon's owner/manager, not liiking to hire people like Drew or Sherrie - someone who has musical aspirations - as service staff, Drew is able to convince Dennis and his assistant Lonny to hire Sherrie as a server, Drew and Sherrie who have a blossoming mutual attraction. Dennis and Lonny, who are having financial difficulties, are able to convince rock star Stacee Jaxx, the perpetually stoned front man for the band Arsenal who got his first break performing at the Bourbon, to perform for free at a benefit ... Written by Huggo

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Nothin' but a good time.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, suggestive dancing, some heavy drinking, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Diego Boneta learned to play the guitar for the film. See more »

Goofs

The film is set in 1987 - however a giant poster of Michael Monroe's "Not Fakin' It" album is viewable on the wall of the main characters' room - an album that didn't come out until 1989. See more »

Quotes

Patricia Whitmore: This man spews out three things: sex... hateful music... and...
[beat]
Patricia Whitmore: ... sex!
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Connections

References Footloose (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Bringin' on the Heartbreak
Written by Joe Elliott (as Joseph Elliot), Pete Willis (as Peter Willis), Rick Allen (as Richard Allen), Rick Savage (as Richard Savage) and Stephen Clark
Performed by Def Leppard
Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Makes me miss the 80's big time!
5 January 2015 | by littlewingsamSee all my reviews

I have no clue why I just saw this recently. Saw it on a trailer for a Star Trek DVD or something, not sure and was like, this could be bad, or it could swing the cool way. Since I LOVE all the actors in it. My husband and I bought it on VUDU. It was a fun, energetic flashback to my high school years. Man, we dressed so much cooler. There is no real ROCK and ROLL anymore. If you hate musicals, don't see it. If you are a movie, actor, geek like me or just want a a flick to put you in a great mood and make you sing Def Leopard, Journey and Extreme for days, get it! The whole cast did a great job with everything. I really like seeing Tom Cruise do these "character" parts. He is awesome. Watch it.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rock of Ages See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,437,269, 17 June 2012

Gross USA:

$38,518,613

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,418,613
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Version)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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