Rock of Ages (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Musical


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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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  • Russell Brand at an event for Rock of Ages (2012)
  • Diego Boneta and Julianne Hough in Rock of Ages (2012)
  • Paul Giamatti and Diego Boneta in Rock of Ages (2012)
  • Adam Shankman at an event for Rock of Ages (2012)
  • Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige at an event for Rock of Ages (2012)
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones in Rock of Ages (2012)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Poison and Def Leppard performed live at the premiere with a Bourbon Room backdrop on the stage. Def Leppard dedicated their song Pour Some Sugar On Me to "our good friend Stacee Jaxx".


Quotes

Lonny: Sniff the mic!


Goofs

The story is set in 1987 but the characters sing songs written after that year, including Warrant's 'Heaven' (1988), Extreme's 'More Than Words' (1990), Poison's 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' (1988), and Skid Row's 'I Remember You' (1989). Within the movie's "musical" illusion of reality, these songs are meant to be representative of the mid-1980s-through-early-1990s era as a whole, since this film is a nostalgic fantasy representation of the era rather than a historically accurate recreation of a specific year. Keep in mind also that an important plot element is the notion that the song "Don't Stop Believin'" is written in 1987 by the fictitious Drew Boley, but in real life was written by Journey in 1981, and was already a well known song by 1987.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance

Details

Release Date:

15 June 2012

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,437,269 (USA) (17 June 2012)

Gross:

$38,518,613 (USA)

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