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85
Based on 13 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
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  • 96
    Mr. Showbiz

    So intensely funny that the viewer must hang on every word: comic gems spill forth almost continuously. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    One of the funniest, most intelligent, most original films. show more

  • 100
    Chicago Tribune

    Deserves an encore anyway for its invaluable contributions to the vocabulary of rock'n' roll and pop culture. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The rock scene hasn't been the same since this hilarious 1984 comedy. show more

  • 100
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    A heady flow of brilliant stupidity. show more

  • 90
    Andy Klein Dallas Observer

    Spinal Tap is still on the right side of the fine line between stupid and clever. show more

  • 90
    Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times

    That rare comedy that is as completely entertaining now in its re-release...as it was back then. show more

  • 90
    Variety

    A vastly amusing satire of heavy metal bands. show more

  • 90
    Desson Thomson Washington Post

    One of the great movie satires. And if it isn't the funniest rock spoof ever made, it certainly shares the title with "The Rutles." show more

  • 80
    Stephanie Zacharek Salon.com

    The group's members come off more like real musicians than parodists. show more

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