PG-13 | | Comedy, Music
After being kicked out of his rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of an uptight elementary private school, only to try and turn them into a rock band.
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After the first band rehearsal, Dewey gives the kids some musical albums to listen to at home for inspiration and influences. The albums are: "Led Zeppelin" by Led Zeppelin, "Parallel Lines" by Blondie, "Fragile" by Yes, "2112" by Rush, "Axis: Bold as Love" by Jimi Hendrix and "Dark Side Of The Moon" by Pink Floyd.
Uh, how long is the job?
Miss Mullins: My guess is, as much as a few weeks, but we do need somebody to start immediately.
Dewey Finn: Mm-hm. So how much are we talking here?
Miss Mullins: We pay our substitutes $650 a week. Now, do you know when Mr. Schneebly will be back?
Dewey Finn: Hold on a sec. ...
When Dewey is removing his guitar and getting ready for his crowd dive at the beginning of the movie, one shot shows him still standing downstage with the guitar on.
Near the end of the credits, the song includes the lyrics: The movie is over but we're still on screen Everybody's rocking And we came from Horace Green
In the theatrical version of the film, the performance by School of Rock during the end credits is changed. Originally, after several solos, Dewey tells Katie she does not get one, as bassists don't get solos and that's just how it works. This was changed for the DVD and TV versions: Dewey does not tell Katie that bassists don't get solos and she does not assume she gets one anyhow.
$19,622,714 (USA) (5 October 2003)
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