Rock Star

2001, Movie, R, 100 mins

Rock Star
The plot of this heavy-metal Cinderella story may sound like a fairy tale, but it's based on the true story of Tim "Ripper" Owens, the lead singer of a Judas Priest cover band who was asked to front the real thing when Priest's Rob Halford left the band in 1996. A great premise for a movie, right? Right, and the first half of Stephen Herek's heavily fictionalized account of Owens's story is thoroughly engaging, like a greasy version of a STAR IS BORN. The problems lie entirely in the follow-through. Pittsburgh, 1985. By day, Chris Cole (Mark Wahlberg) is a simple machine repairman, who lives with his parents and has turned his bedroom into a shrine dedicated to Engli...
Released: 2001 Rated: R Length: 100 mins

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