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Based on 18 Reviews
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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The musical numbers are the only real drag on this otherwise odd and appealing picture. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Oddly, almost unrelentingly, grim. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    While the story line often comes uncomfortably close to melodrama, Prey for Rock and Roll"... is an entertaining and sometimes even moving portrait of a veteran band that never quite hits the big time. show more

  • 75
    Loren King Chicago Tribune

    It's a raw and raucous rock story that, for once, gets the big picture and the small details right. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Becomes almost laughably melodramatic and wields just about every rock-movie cliché in the book. show more

  • 38
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    The casting alone should warn you about what kind of bottom this movie's going to hit. show more

  • 38
    Peter Debruge Premiere

    When confronted with real problems--and there's enough melodrama here to top a movie-of-the-week marathon on Lifetime--these otherwise empowered characters seem helpless to defend themselves. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The music is generally undistinguished, with the exception of the searing "Every Six Minutes." show more

  • 50
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    As a vehicle for Gina Gershon to strut her provocative stuff, Prey for Rock & Roll is a rock & roll fantasy come to life. show more

  • 75
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    An ingratiatingly scrappy little movie. It's been cobbled together out of a great many conventional crises (drugs, abusive boyfriends, heartless girlfriends, a looming record deal), yet there's a tough and appealing vitality to the way that it embraces the petty ego-tripping and party-down squalor of the rock lifestyle and stands apart from it at the same time. show more

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