Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages is a 2012 American jukebox musical comedy film directed by Adam Shankman and based on the rock jukebox Broadway musical Rock of Ages by Chris D'Arienzo. Starring country singer Julianne Hough and Diego Boneta leading an ensemble cast that includes Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Åkerman, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Cranston and Tom Cruise, the film features the music of many 1980s Rock and Glam Rock artists including Def Leppard, Journey, Scorpions, Poison, Foreigner, Guns N' Roses, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Bon Jovi, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake, REO Speedwagon, and others.
In 1987 Los Angeles, Sherrie Christian (Julianne Hough) arrives from Oklahoma with dreams of becoming a singer. Barback Drew Boley (Diego Boneta) prepares for another night at The Bourbon Room ("Sister Christian/Just Like Paradise/Nothin' But a Good Time"). Sherrie's suitcase is stolen, and Drew gets her a job as a waitress at the Bourbon Room.
|author||Allan Loeb Chris D'Arienzo Justin Theroux Michael Arndt|
|editor||Emma E. Hickox|
|keywords||barback boy band conservatism conservative detach dodger stadium first date good time hollywood sign i wanna rock kick out learn oklahoma opening act record deal record label reject rock star rolling stone strip club write|
|producer||Carl Levin Dan Shafer Garrett Grant Jennifer Gibgot Matt Weaver Scott Prisand Tobey Maguire|
|theme||jukebox musical lgbt-related musical comedy|