• Rock of Ages (2012)

Rock of Ages

Release Date: June 15th, 2012

DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

The songs of Journey, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and other artists underscore a tale of big dreams in Hollywood. Soon after hopping off a bus from the Midwest, aspiring singer Sherrie Christian (Julianne Hough) immediately finds herself in trouble. Coming to her rescue is Drew (Diego Boneta), a bar-back at the legendary club the Bourbon Room. With stars in their eyes, the young lovers chase their dreams, but a misunderstanding involving rock god Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise) threatens to tear them apart.

Cast: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Akerman, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Cranston

Director: Adam Shankman

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Corner Store Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Cheeky, 1980s, Bar, Love, Rise, Moving, Spirited, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    He (Shankman) succeeds in draining most of the fun from a vehicle that was all about the winking humor of its flagrant cheesiness. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A jukebox musical that's astonishingly cornball one minute, winkingly sardonic the next. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What's not fine is the dead zone occupied by the monster of the piece, Tom Cruise's veteran rocker, Stacee Jaxx. show more

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