Rock Star

Synopsis: Chris Cole was born to rock. His longtime girlfriend Emily believes his talent could take him all the way - but Chris worships at the altar of Bobby Beers, the fiery frontman for heavy metal legends Steel Dragon. By day, Chris still lives at home with his parents and spends his days repairing copy machines. But when Chris takes the stage, fronting Pennsylvania's premiere Steel Dragon tribute band, all of that disappears. Chris Cole is Bobby Beers - mesmerizing audiences with his perfect imitation of Beers' electrifying vocals. The night his bandmates boot him out of the group, Chris is devastated - until an unexpected phone call changes his life forever: He, Chris Cole, has been tapped to replace Bobby Beers as the lead singer of Steel Dragon. In an instant, Chris rockets to the dizzying heights of sudden stardom, rising from devotee to icon, from rock fan to rock god - the wanna-be who got to be. So what happens when an average guy gets everything he wants - and discovers it's not eno
Genre: Drama, Music
Director(s): Stephen Herek
  1 nomination.
105 min

-IKeep him out!|-All right, he's gone.

So you arrested Mervin|for drunk driving?

He was parked on|the Brennemans' lawn.

Claims he was going out for ice cream.|Same story.

-Chris, so how was the show?|-It was fine.

-The freaks were out in force.|-Why weren't you busting heads?

-Female officers handle that crowd.|-You want to go?

-Come on.|-Saved again. Should take her to work.

-Good one.|-Did they do "Black Babylon"?

They haven't played that|since Osaka in '75.

-That is pathetic that you know.|-I love that song.

Okay, genius,|who's buried in Grant's tomb?

It's twisted that you're still living|at home, stealing Ma's makeup.

Who's buried in Grant's tomb?

How much longer will you|put up with this?

The rock star fantasy thing is|something you grow out of at 14.

If I get lucky, I'll get to grow up|and listen to Air Supply like you.

What's wrong with Air Supply?

Nothing, if you're|from the Village People.

You know what the sickest thing|is about you?

It's that you don't have|any fantasies of your own.

You fantasize about|being somebody else.

Wearing somebody else's clothes.|Singing somebody else's songs.

It's pathetic.

-Get a haircut.|-Okay, Satan's allegiant.

Have a good one, son.

-You didn't eat.|-Later. I love you guys.

Love you too.

-I love you.|-You do this every time.

I question his sexuality, Ma. I do.

Here's the procedure, so it won't|happen again. Don't stick a pen in.

I'll give you a simple|one-two-three procedure.

It's 1 -2-3.|Pop that down, push this.

Pull back on this lever, free up|the jam and you can access--

Is there something wrong?

Is that mascara?

-I'm in a band. Okay?|-Oh, okay.

Can you follow the 1 -2-3|without sticking a pen in there?

Thank you.

Thank you very much.


Sorry about that.

When's Marci getting back?

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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