Prey for Rock & Roll
Prey for Rock & Roll (2003)

Jacki (Gina Gershon, who also served as a producer) has always wanted to be a rock star. But after years of struggling to make it, she's turning 40, and she's thinking of giving it up. "Do you ever think about being 50 or 60… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 9, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
55%
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User Score
63%



Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Gershon is a fierce rocker, but the plot is a cliche-filled melodrama.

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

The film has its sensibilities in the right place.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

A rock drama that's hung over with inauthenticity.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Too bad the music sucks and the tale's flat as a board.

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Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News

Aside from Ms. Gershon's performance (none of the other cast members actually played), there's little to elevate the music -- or the movie -- above cliché.

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Loren King
Chicago Tribune

It's a raw and raucous rock story that, for once, gets the big picture and the small details right.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

There's a sharp sense of honest rock-chick energy that draws us into this film, even when its story takes a few overwrought and melodramatic turns.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Played with the right combination of weariness and optimism by Gina Gershon, Jacki will be recognizable to any woman who has ever strapped on a guitar and plugged in, as well as to those of us who have encountered her.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

An ingratiatingly scrappy little movie.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Cult favorite Gina Gershon is at the top of her smart, snarly game...

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
Movie about a rock band. This movie shows us themes about life goals, drugs, rape, friendship, etc. But I only found it so so.
Leo L
This movie is one of her best!
Marcus Woolcott
And this is why I don't like "indies". Are the people who write them incapable of happy endings? Or even a positive ending? I'd settle for a… More
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
This is supposed to be some dyke must-see, however, the only thing it's got going for it, is exactly that. The women look super-sexy on stage (Gina… More