"Rock of Ages" tells 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.
- Adam Shankman
- Justin Theroux, Chris D'Arienzo, Allan Loeb
- Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Ackerman, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Cranston, Alec Baldwin, Tom Cruise
Don't stop believing. Just avoid cliched musicals that try to capture the anarchic spirit of rock with trite commercial re-treads.Claudia Puig, USA Today, 06.14.2012
Blessed with unstoppable energy, an undeniably bawdy sense of fun and Tom Cruise in backless leather pants, it takes songs you may never have loved and turns them into a musical that's easy to enjoy.Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, 06.14.2012
Just like the music, it's far more fun than it has any right being.Ian Buckwalter, NPR, 06.15.2012
Rock of Ages is not a spoof, but it might as well be, given how little there is to root for.Anthony Lane, New Yorker, 06.22.2012