Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

Big city musical based in late ’80s LA, set to the glam rock tunes of Styx, Bon Jovi, Twisted Sister, Poison and more. Includes a lofty line-up of stars: Tom Cruise, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Brand and Alec Baldwin. From the director of Hairspray.

Based on the broadway show, Rock of Ages follows the romance of small town girl Sherrie (Julianne Hough, Footloose) and city boy Drew (Diego Boneta, 90210), who meet in Hollywood while pursuing dreams of stardom. Baldwin is the owner of nightclub The Bourbon Room, Brand is his right-hand man, Cruise is rock god Stacee Jaxx and Zeta-Jones is religious conservative Patricia, who wants to shut down the club.

2012Rating: M, contains offensive language & sexual references123 minsUSA
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Reviews & comments

Cack of the Aged

If you enjoyed 'Mamma Mia!' or 'Burlesque' stop reading and go see 'Rock of Ages'... ok? Are they gone now? Is it safe? Ok... If 'Mamma Mia!' and 'Burlesque' are the zombies of movies, then their undead, foot-dragging, flesh-drooping, braindead spawn is this horrific bilge that's less akin to a movie and more like an aged, wrinkly, unwanted guest at a...

Village Voice

Village Voice

press

It's not every day that you get to see two great American traditions - guitar/bass/drums rock music and Tin Pan Alley musical theater - so thoroughly, mutually degraded.

Variety

Variety

press

This affectionate glam-rock-a-thon represents a visually bland staging of frankly insipid material, never tapping into the raucous, go-for-broke energy that would spin the show's cliches into gold, let alone platinum.

Total Film

Total Film

press

Disposable, overly long fun best enjoyed with BFFs and a bevvie.

3.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Fans of Moulin Rouge–esque repurposing will be in hog heaven. Everyone else will want to hop that midnight train going anywhere pronto.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Director Shankman succeeds in draining most of the fun from a vehicle that was all about the winking humor of its flagrant cheesiness.

Box Office Magazine

Box Office Magazine

press

Director Adam Shankman manages to make this film adaptation of the hit Broadway jukebox musical a red hot summer blast for people who grew up with glam metal—or just can't escape it on the radio.

Village Voice

Village Voice

press

It's not every day that you get to see two great American traditions - guitar/bass/drums rock music and Tin Pan Alley musical theater - so thoroughly, mutually degraded.

Variety

Variety

press

This affectionate glam-rock-a-thon represents a visually bland staging of frankly insipid material, never tapping into the raucous, go-for-broke energy that would spin the show's cliches into gold, let alone platinum.

Total Film

Total Film

press

Disposable, overly long fun best enjoyed with BFFs and a bevvie.

3.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Fans of Moulin Rouge–esque repurposing will be in hog heaven. Everyone else will want to hop that midnight train going anywhere pronto.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Director Shankman succeeds in draining most of the fun from a vehicle that was all about the winking humor of its flagrant cheesiness.

Box Office Magazine

Box Office Magazine

press

Director Adam Shankman manages to make this film adaptation of the hit Broadway jukebox musical a red hot summer blast for people who grew up with glam metal—or just can't escape it on the radio.

Cack of the Aged

If you enjoyed 'Mamma Mia!' or 'Burlesque' stop reading and go see 'Rock of Ages'... ok? Are they gone now? Is it safe? Ok... If 'Mamma Mia!' and 'Burlesque' are the zombies of movies, then their undead, foot-dragging, flesh-drooping, braindead spawn is this horrific bilge that's less akin to a movie and more like an aged, wrinkly, unwanted guest at a...