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"This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoter
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 1984-05-04
Runtime 82 minutes
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ian shared a tip "Classic! The beginning of the mockumentary"
jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "As a metal music fan, I enjoyed this movie a lot, brilliantly spoofs the scene with love!"
Juliet_Castillo shared a tip "Small Stonehenge 🤣🧝"
Juliet_Castillo shared a tip "A great beginning watch for those who have grown to see the excellence of Schitt’s Creek, Best in Show, and Waiting for Guffman."
jrm shared a tip "9/10. Rock mockumentary poking fun at British hard rock bands of the 70s. Classic film with strong cult following."
TonyD shared a tip "This is why Tesla dials go to 11."
MoovieDoogie shared a tip "Really doesn't get better than this mockumentary of a British glam rock band. All-time classic comedy that goes to 11."
kzromero shared a tip "Just watch it!!!"
natalie_van_booven shared a tip "Two words: "pastel black.""
krisperdew shared a tip "Hilarious."
jimbodelnorte shared a tip "This movie goes to 11. That’s one more than 10."
amber_gj shared a tip "This Paved the way for movies like borat a and best In show"
katie_woodhouse shared a tip "This movie is great. Great dry brit humor."
kathleen_wade_4501 shared a tip "Mocking Rockumentary that is its own classic. Next, watch “A Mighty Wind” … LOL!!"
tokyo_righte shared a tip "guitar-licious"
duchessjuliejames shared a tip "One of the BEST movies of all time!"
eric_kaufman shared a tip "Very funny satire about heavy metal bands."
armaan_sharma shared a tip "My favorite comedy film of all time!"
holly_gorrell shared a tip "Hilarious mockumentary."
ashley_strode shared a tip "So funny!"
mike_liller shared a tip "If you love mockumentries, check out the films of Christopher Guest, like "Best in Show and" A Mighty Wind "."
mickey_9702 shared a tip "11!"
cirrus_macleod shared a tip "HBO Max 1/1"
CloneHigh shared a tip "The OG mockumentary and honestly still super hilarious. Avenge the Stonehenge!!"
liam_payne shared a tip "Probably one of the funniest movies I have ever seen"
boen_quinlan shared a tip "One of the funniest movies. It's a must see!"
meredith_mckay shared a tip "Funniest movie of all time"