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This Is Spinal Tap

Cast

Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner View All


Crew

Harry Shearer (Writer), Rob Reiner (Director), Rob Reiner (Writer), Christopher Guest (Writer) View All

Release: May 4th, 1984
Runtime: 1 hour, 22 minutes
"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, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real.
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Gideon58
There is one funny bit after another here including bungled hotel reservations, a guitar speaker that goes to "11", the band's inability to find the stage from their dressing room at a concert in Cleveland, and the tension that surfaces between David and Nigel when David's girlfriend Janine joins th....


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