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This Is Spinal Tap 1984

  • Rob Reiner
  • September 8, 1984
  • 82 mins
  • English
  • Comedy, Music
Does for rock & roll what 'The Sound of Music' did for hills.
Legendary British rock band Spinal Tap is followed by a documentary film-maker during their attempt at an American comeback tour. The resulting film, interspersed with powerful performances showcasing Tap's pivotal music and profound lyrics, candidly follows the group as the difficult industry threatens to fade them into obscurity.


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Fantastico! :D

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It's hard to predict whether someone will like this or not. But I suspect you'll be able to tell within the first few minutes, when the documentary-maker introduces himself and the following docu. I wasn't sure what to expect except a 'mockumentary', but this was so incredibly lame, but so spot-on, that it had me laughing out loud. It's so boring, that I would call it over-the-top boring. And I happened to like it. The same goes for the rest of the movie; a spot-on parody that shows how boring and predictable 80's rockband documentaries were. I liked it a lot!

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I found this utterly boring.

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