School of Rock

School of Rock

DVD - 2004 | Widescreen
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A diehard rock guitarist/slacker fakes his way into a teaching position where he turns his fifth graders into a rock group who compete in a battle of the bands.
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Video, c2004
Edition: Widescreen
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE SCHO
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in

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🎸 Black is perfectly cast in this very funny yarn about a rock musician who impersonates his roomie to get a teaching job, and forms a band in school.

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elisabeth_23
Apr 28, 2020

This is a favorite from my childhood. I haven't watched it since then. I saw it at the library and decided to re-watch for nostalgia. It was amazing! Still as good as ever.

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dmasterson
Apr 10, 2020

This is one of my favorite movies from childhood. If you like Jack Black and classic rock, that's all you need to know to be confident that you'll like this.

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Tom29
Feb 21, 2020

Excellent rock movie. The progression of the metal band "No Vacancy" from heavy to lame is also quite well-done. Jack Black is stellar and hilarious.

AuntJane Apr 04, 2019

I recently say the Broadway show and had never seen the movie. This was fun and funny, my family enjoyed it.

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billyc2007
Aug 25, 2018

Wow wow weiii wow

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reginator_22
Jan 24, 2018

Great movie and story! So sweet!

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jeffi22
Jan 20, 2018

For better or worse just saw musical before rewatching this (should have gone in other order). Some things better (i.e. timeline makes more sense, no romantic story with principal); funny miranda cosgrove was little! did not like some of the casting choices i.e. silverman as patty.

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candlesticktroughs
Jul 11, 2017

I was disappointed Miranda had to play a band manager.

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singidunum_25
Feb 20, 2017

Something for whole family to watch and have fun with for Family day.

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reginator_22
Jan 24, 2018

Dewey Finn: I pledge allegiance... to the band... of Mr. Schneebly... and will not fight him... for creative control... and will defer to him on all issues related to the musical direction of the band.

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bdls206
Apr 19, 2011

Dewey Finn: OK, here's the deal. I have a hangover. Who knows what that means?
Frankie: Doesn't that mean you're drunk?
Dewey Finn: No. It means I was drunk yesterday.
Freddy: It means you're an alcoholic.
Dewey Finn: Wrong.
Freddy: You wouldn't come to work with a hangover unless you were an alcoholic. Dude, you got a disease!
Dewey Finn: Hmmm... hmmm... What's your name?
Freddy: Freddy Jones.
Dewey Finn: OK, Freddy Jones, shut up!

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bdls206
Apr 19, 2011

Dewey Finn: ...And Therefore E=MC2, oh, Miss Mullins, come in
Miss Mullins: I'm sorry, to interrupt but Miss. Lemmons said she heard music coming from the classroom.
Dewey Finn: Music? Uh, music. I haven't heard any music. Uh oh, you know what, Miss Lemmons must be on crack, right kids?
Miss Mullins: Uh, well, what's that?
[Points at guitar]

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bdls206
Apr 19, 2011

Dewey Finn: I have been touched by your kids... and I'm pretty sure that I've touched them.

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elisabeth_23
Apr 02, 2020

elisabeth_23 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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bdls206
Apr 19, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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bdls206
Apr 19, 2011

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

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bdls206
Apr 19, 2011

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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