About

"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 t...

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Directed by

Rob Reiner

Written by

Rob Reiner (Writer)
Christopher Guest (Writer)
Michael McKean (Writer)
Harry Shearer (Writer)

Runtime

82 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Prepare to crank those amps up to eleven

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

#305 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#48 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#366 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider