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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Rock-loving teens and aspiring musicians Hawk (Edward Furlong), Lex (Giuseppe Andrews), Trip (James DeBello) and Jam (Sam Huntington) can't wait to see their favorite band, KISS, perform at an upcoming concert. However, when Jam's pious mother (Lin Shaye) finds the tickets to the event, she incinerates them, leaving the boys desperate for a way to see the show. In their attempts to see KISS, the lads endure misunderstandings, humiliation and violence, all just to see their beloved idols.

Cast: Edward Furlong , Giuseppe Andrews , James DeBello , Sam Huntington , Lin Shaye , Melanie Lynskey , Natasha Lyonne , Miles Dougal

Director: Adam Rifkin

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Detroit Rock City (1999)

Release Date: August 9th, 1999|1 hr. 35 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    While it's possible to have a great time with the movie without having any interest in Kiss, it should be noted that the band does make an appearance. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Detroit Rock City possesses three characteristics: an irreverent attitude, a high energy approach, and a loud soundtrack. While these qualities don't necessarily add up to a good movie, they keep the proceedings from becoming dull. show more

  • 50
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The tuneful melodies of their favourite band grace the soundtrack, but let's not confuse this with a rock 'n' roll movie -- the music is just the blank canvas awaiting the higher art of the gross-out. show more

  • June 27, 2008 DylanG2020
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    If your a kiss fan, stoner, rocker, or a person just stuck in the 70's...this movie is perfect for you. This movie has non stop comedy and rock n roll going on at all times. This movie defenetly worth watching!

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