Rock of Ages
- PG-13 (for sexual content, suggestive dancing, some heavy drinking, and language)
- Running time:
- 123 minutes
It's 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 Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more.
- Release date:
- June 15, 2012
- Quick review:
- Notable for one of the odder turns in Tom Cruise’s career (he’s a heavy metal rock god), this from-stage-to-screen jukebox musical uses an arsenal of ‘80s anthems and the hairdos to go with it, following a dreamy-eyed Oklahoman (Julianne Hough) and a wannabe star (Diego Boneta) struggling to make it in Hollywood, where all the world is ready to break into a production number. Ironic? Earnest? Who knows?