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This Is Spinal Tap

  • Comedy
  • 1984
  • Rob Reiner
  • 79 mins
  • 15

Summary

An ageing British rock band try to revive their fortunes by embarking on a US tour, with a film-maker on hand to record the mayhem. However, the big comeback soon turns into a series of disasters as tensions between the clueless rockers and their long-suffering manager reach breaking point. Spoof documentary, starring Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer and Rob Reiner.

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Credits

Cast

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Nigel Tufnel (lead guitar)Christopher Guest
David St Hubbins (lead guitar)Michael McKean
Derek Smalls (bass)Harry Shearer
Mick Shrimpton (drums)R J Parnell
Viv Savage (keyboards)David Kaff
Marti DiBergi Rob Reiner
Jeanine PettiboneJune Chadwick
Ian FaithTony Hendra
Tommy PischeddaBruno Kirby
DesignerAnjelica Huston
Mime artistBilly Crystal
John "Stumpy" PepysEd Begley Jr
TBCHoward Hesseman
TBCPaul Shaffer
Mime waiterDana Carvey
Sir Denis Eaton-Hogg Patrick Macnee
Bobbi FlekmanFran Drescher

Crew

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DirectorRob Reiner

Details

Theatrical distributor
Mainline Pictures Ltd
Released on
2000-10-13
Language
English
Guidance
May be edited for language.
Available on
video, DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour
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