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: June 15, 2012
DVD 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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J. Olson

"Rock Of Ages" is a soundtrack in search of a story, but it turns its utter disregard for narrative into its strongest ally.

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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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Elias Savada
Film Threat

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

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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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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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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
A lot better than I expected, although I wish they would have cast someone (anyone!) other than Tom Cruise. Not believable in the slightest. Juliane Hough was… 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
Carlos Magalh„es
An empty experience with weak leads and a generic story, and even if it offers a few inspired moments and the music covers are a refreshing throwback to the… More
<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
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