• It Might Get Loud (2009)

It Might Get Loud

Release Date: August 14th, 2009

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 2009

PG |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Rock icons -- Jimmy Page, the Edge and Jack White -- from three different generations come together to discuss the electric guitar and their musical influences. The men swap stories and crank up their instruments on an empty soundstage for a jam session. Along the way, they visit the majestic hall where "Stairway to Heaven" was composed, Jack White composes a song on-camera at a Tennessee farmhouse, and the Edge lays down tracks for a U2 single.

Director: Davis Guggenheim

Genres: Documentary , Music

Production Co: Thomas Tull Productions

Keywords: Creative , England , Inspiring , 2000s , Rise , Cool ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    The Hollywood Reporter

    It Might Get Loud offers a thrilling personal tour of three exceptional electric guitarists' careers that's equally appealing to musicians and rock enthusiasts alike. show more

  • 75
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    The moments when the guitarists teach the others their best-known riffs are fascinating. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    With varying degrees of success, the filmmaker gets each musician to talk about the personal and musical roots that blossomed into his technique. show more

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