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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.
Ranked #1 on Entertainment Weekly's "Top 50 Cult Films of All-Time"
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.
There are no opening credits after the title is shown.
The Criterion DVD includes the preliminary version of the film. It's a twenty-minute short that cost $50,000 and is essentially a condensed version of the full movie. Rob Reiner and the band made it in lieu of writing a script to show to studios.
$30,835 4 March 1984