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PG-13| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn (Jack Black) gets thrown out of his bar band and finds himself in desperate need of work. Posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite private elementary school, he exposes his students to the hard rock gods he idolizes and emulates -- much to the consternation of the uptight principal (Joan Cusack). As he gets his privileged and precocious charges in touch with their inner rock 'n' roll animals, he imagines redemption at a local Battle of the Bands.

Cast: Jack Black , Joan Cusack , Mike White , Sarah Silverman , Jordan-Claire Green , Veronica Afflerbach , Miranda Cosgrove , Robert Tsai

Director: Richard Linklater

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

School of Rock (2003)

Release Date: October 3rd, 2003|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • Even education can't kill the demon of fun in Black. Enroll in his class and you won't stop laughing. show more

  • All Black, all the time, and could easily have been an exhausting mess. But the movie is coherent, hilarious and surprisingly sweet. show more

  • It plays even more like a bent version of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man" for the new millennium. Slinging a line of bull but displaying genuine affection for the youngsters he's bamboozling. show more

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  • October 01, 2008 farah9010
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    #2 is comming out!!! yay!!!

  • July 05, 2008 Ricky
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    This movie contains a great mixture of humor and seriousness. Humor when it is needed; serious when needed. All in all, great movie and great in showing more of Jack Black's true character: A rocker.

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