This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

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Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

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J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter book series, cited Spinal Tap as an inspiration for the repeated unfortunate events that cause all Defence against the Dark Arts teachers at Hogwarts to leave the job before completing a full school year, similar to ... ...


Marty DiBergi: Hello; my name is Marty DiBergi. I'm a filmmaker. I make a lot of commercials. That little dog that chases the covered wagon underneath the sink? That was mine. In 1966, I went down to Greenwich Village, New York City to a rock club called Electric ...


On Elvis Presley's tombstone, his middle name is spelled Aaron, just as it was on his birth certificate.

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The Real Ian Faith .... Derek Sutton


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Music


Release Date:

2 March 1984



Country of Origin


Box Office


$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$55,854 (USA) (10 September 2000)


$188,751 (USA) (8 October 2000)

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