Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages (2012)

Rock of Ages tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock 'n' roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 9, 2012
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Its exuberant silliness is almost enough to make up for its utter inconsequentiality, but Rock of Ages is ultimately too bland and overlong to justify its trip to the big screen.

Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Rock of Ages is not a spoof, but it might as well be, given how little there is to root for.

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Richard Roeper

Every time an actor belts out a hit, you're reminded that the original, however cheesy, was better.

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Elias Savada
Film Threat

...the two hours watching such a tepid and lip-synched effort is not a pleasant experience.

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Glenn Kenny
MSN Movies

...a cinematic endeavor that, for all intents and purposes, is asking the consumer to put down his or her money to watch movie stars do karaoke.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

The movie's supporting stars are always, inevitably, winking at the audience, but it's unclear whether the dewy-eyed leads even know how to blink.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

I know that in the history of cinema there have probably been worse movies. I'm just having a hard time thinking of one right now.

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Laremy Legel

Cruise, as Stacee Jaxx, is the living embodiment of a rock god.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Pour some sugar on it, indeed.

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Glenn Dunks

Oscar-worthy costume design by Rita Ryack ... enliven the proceedings that are constantly mired by Tom Cruise's unattractive vanity mugging, off-putting gay jokes and questionable taste in choreography.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
Musical about a country girl wanting to make it big in Hollywood. It's a bit like Coyote Ugly. Good cast and music. Tom Cruise is an aged rocker off his… More
paul sandberg
Today marks the passing of my favorite film critic Roger Ebert. Not only were we very simpatico in our tastes, but I always found his commentary (and blogs) to… More
JY Skacto
Adam Shankman's choice of music in <i>Rock of Ages</i> brings the noise, but not much else.</p><p>The story is predictable and the… More
UUd Irawan Yudha Ariyanto
awkward drama musical humor.
<b>Rock of Ages</b> was a complete silly, fun, good time. I had no intentions of seeing the movie. I probably never would have if it wasn't for… More
Nate Zoebl
Earlier this year, Rock of Ages came and quickly left the box-office, failing to make a splash with the American public despite a healthy enough run on Broadway… More