Rock of Ages (2012 film)

Rock of Ages is a 2012 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Adam Shankman and based on the rock jukebox Broadway musical Rock of Ages by Chris D'Arienzo. Starring country singer Julianne Hough and Diego Boneta leading an ensemble cast that includes Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Åkerman, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Cranston and Tom Cruise, the film features the music of many 1980s Rock and Glam Rock artists including Def Leppard, Journey, Scorpions, Poison, Foreigner, Guns N' Roses, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Bon Jovi, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake, REO Speedwagon, and others. The film's score was composed and conducted by Cliff Eidelman.

Rock of Ages
Rock of ages film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAdam Shankman
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based onRock of Ages
by Chris D'Arienzo
Music by
CinematographyBojan Bazelli
Edited byEmma E. Hickox
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • June 15, 2012 (2012-06-15)
Running time
123 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$75 million[2]
Box office$59.4 million[2]

Originally scheduled to enter production in summer 2009 for a 2011 release, it eventually commenced production in May 2011 and was released on June 15, 2012. The film received mixed critical reviews and grossed only $59 million worldwide. However, Cruise was particularly lauded for his performance of "Pour Some Sugar on Me" and "Wanted Dead or Alive". The related film soundtrack also did critically well, certified Gold in Canada.


In 1987 Los Angeles, Sherrie Christian (Julianne Hough) arrives from Oklahoma with dreams of becoming a singer. Barback Drew Boley (Diego Boneta) prepares for another night at The Bourbon Room ("Sister Christian/Just Like Paradise/Nothin' But a Good Time"). Sherrie’s suitcase is stolen, and Drew gets her a job as a waitress at the Bourbon Room.

The club's owner, Dennis Dupree (Alec Baldwin), and his right-hand man, Lonny Barnett (Russell Brand), are desperate to save the club from a tax debt. They book Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise), a detached and self-indulgent rock star preparing for his final gig with his band, Arsenal. Drew tells Sherrie his own dreams of becoming a rock star, but that he has stagefright ("Juke Box Hero/I Love Rock 'n' Roll"). Learning of Stacee's upcoming concert, Patricia Whitmore (Catherine Zeta-Jones), conservative wife of the mayor (Bryan Cranston), organizes a protest in front of the club ("Hit Me with Your Best Shot")

Drew and Sherrie have their first date at the Hollywood Sign, where Drew reveals he is writing a song for Sherrie ("Waiting for a Girl Like You"). On the night of Arsenal's final show, Dennis learns the opening act has cancelled; Sherrie convinces him to use Drew’s band, Wolfgang Von Colt ("More Than Words/Heaven"). Stacee's manager, Paul Gill (Paul Giamatti), schedules an interview with Constance Sack (Malin Åkerman), a reporter for Rolling Stone.

Constance mentions rumors of Stacee’s difficult behavior and implies he was kicked out of Arsenal, which Stacee denies ("Wanted Dead or Alive"). Stacee sends Sherrie for a bottle of scotch from his limo. Constance lashes out at the once-great Stacee; they recognize their mutual attraction and are about to have sex when Stacee sings ("I Want to Know What Love Is"). Ashamed, Constance leaves as Sherrie enters and collides with Stacee. Drew mistakenly believes that Sherrie and Stacee had sex, and is angrily inspired to sing ("I Wanna Rock") for the opening act. Drew and Sherrie break up and she quits the Bourbon Room. Drew tries to run after her but Paul, impressed with his performance, offers him a record deal as Arsenal sings their last song of the night ("Pour Some Sugar on Me").

Sherrie takes refuge at strip club the Venus Club ("Harden My Heart"), where owner Justice Charlier (Mary J. Blige) offers her a job as a dancer ("Shadows of the Night/Harden My Heart"), but Sherrie chooses to wait tables. She realizes she needs more money, as Drew signs to Gill's record label ("Here I Go Again"). Dennis worries the Bourbon Room will close and that he has "let everyone down." Lonny confesses his love for him, and Dennis reciprocates ("Can't Fight This Feeling"). Drew realizes his record deal makes him part of hip-hop boy band "The Zee Guys" as Joshua Zee, while Sherrie decides to becomes a dancer at the Venus Club ("Any Way You Want It").

Sherrie visits the Hollywood sign, where she finds Drew, whose life has also not gone as planned. She tells him she did not have sex with Stacee and will be returning to Oklahoma. They part ways, lamenting their situation ("Every Rose Has Its Thorn").

Stacee realizes his feelings for Constance and calls Rolling Stone to learn “she is covering Stacee Jaxx's show at The Bourbon Room". Stacee rushes to the venue, where Lonny leads the patrons against Patricia’s protest group ("We're Not Gonna Take It/We Built This City"). Stacee recognizes Patricia, whom Lonny exposes as a former Arsenal groupie. Drew buys back Sherrie’s stolen records and drops them off at the strip club.

The Zee Guys are rejected by the rocker crowd; Drew spots Sherrie in the audience and leaves the stage. They reconcile and Drew dismisses Paul, telling him rock 'n' roll will never die. Sherrie reunites Wolfgang Von Colt onstage, where she and Drew perform the song he wrote for her ("Don't Stop Believin'"). Stacee, having sex with Constance in the bathroom, is moved by the song.

Eight months later, Stacee has rejoined Arsenal and performs the song with Drew and Sherrie, now part of Wolfgang Von Colt, at Dodger Stadium in front of a crowd including Dennis, Lonny, Justice, a pregnant Constance, and Patricia, returned to her rock 'n' roll persona.


Additionally, Kevin Nash and Jeff Chase starred as Jaxx's bodyguards. Constantine Maroulis, who played Drew in the original Broadway cast, appears as the Capitol Records executive during "Any Way You Want It”. Several musicians also made cameo appearances throughout the film, including Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon, Sebastian Bach of Skid Row, Deborah "Debbie" Gibson, Nuno Bettencourt, Joel Hoekstra of Night Ranger and Porcelain Black. Eli Roth makes an appearance as Stefano, the Zee Guys' music video director, and T. J. Miller cameos as a Rolling Stone receptionist.

Musical numbersEdit

Music used throughout the film (most notably Journey), channels the film's 80s tone.
# Title Performed by Original artist Notes
1 "Paradise City" Tom Cruise Guns N' Roses Opening credits
2 "Sister Christian" / "Just Like Paradise" / "Nothin' but a Good Time" Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand and Alec Baldwin Night Ranger / David Lee Roth / Poison
3 "Juke Box Hero" / "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" Diego Boneta, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough Foreigner / The Arrows (later famously covered by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)
4 "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" Catherine Zeta-Jones Pat Benatar
5 "Waiting for a Girl (Boy) Like You" Diego Boneta and Julianne Hough Foreigner
6 "More Than Words" / "Heaven" Julianne Hough and Diego Boneta Extreme / Warrant
7 "Wanted Dead or Alive" Tom Cruise and Julianne Hough Bon Jovi
8 "I Want to Know What Love Is" Tom Cruise and Malin Åkerman Foreigner
9 "I Wanna Rock" Diego Boneta Twisted Sister
10 "Pour Some Sugar on Me" Tom Cruise Def Leppard
11 "Harden My Heart" Julianne Hough and Mary J. Blige Quarterflash
12 "Shadows of the Night" / "Harden My Heart" Mary J. Blige and Julianne Hough Pat Benatar / Quarterflash
13 "Here I Go Again" Diego Boneta, Paul Giamatti, Julianne Hough, Mary J. Blige and Tom Cruise Whitesnake
14 "Can't Fight This Feeling" Russell Brand and Alec Baldwin REO Speedwagon
15 "Any Way You Want It" Mary J. Blige, Constantine Maroulis and Julianne Hough Journey
16 "Undercover Love" Diego Boneta The Zee Guys
17 "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige Poison
18 "Rock You Like a Hurricane" Julianne Hough and Tom Cruise Scorpions Extended cut
19 "We Built This City" / "We're Not Gonna Take It" Russell Brand and Catherine Zeta-Jones Starship / Twisted Sister
20 "Don't Stop Believin'" Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Mary J. Blige and Catherine Zeta-Jones Journey
21 "Paradise City" Tom Cruise Guns N' Roses End credits
22 "Rock You Like a Hurricane" Julianne Hough and Tom Cruise Scorpions End credits

These songs appear in the film as sung by the original artists. These do not appear on the official soundtrack.

Title Artist Notes
"I Remember You" Skid Row
"Everybody Wants Some!!" Van Halen
"Rock of Ages" Def Leppard
"Bringin' on the Heartbreak" Def Leppard
"Talk Dirty to Me" Poison
"No One Like You" Scorpions
"Cum on Feel the Noize" Quiet Riot Original by Slade
"Cherry Pie" Warrant Extended cut

Score production and changesEdit

In bringing the musical from stage to screen, many of the songs used in the original musical were either moved around, shortened, or removed, while some new songs were added to the film.

"Cum On Feel the Noize/We're Not Gonna Take It (Reprise)", "The Final Countdown", "High Enough", "I Hate Myself for Loving You/Heat of the Moment", "Keep on Loving You", "Oh Sherrie", "The Search Is Over", and "Renegade" were completely cut from the film, although the version of "Cum on Feel the Noize" by Quiet Riot was used as music for the end credits, and the intro to "Oh Sherrie" is heard briefly.

Similarly, many songs from the musical became mash-ups in the film or had sections of their original mash-up version removed in their film versions. "Just Like Paradise", "Nothin' but a Good Time", and "Sister Christian" all become one long mash-up instead of two individual songs ("Just Like Paradise/Nothin' but a Good Time" and "Sister Christian"). "Too Much Time on My Hands", originally mashed-up with "We Built This City", was removed, with "We're Not Gonna Take It", originally a full-length song in the musical, being mashed-up with "We Built This City" instead. "To Be with You" was removed from the mash-up that included "More Than Words" and "Heaven". The "I Wanna Rock (Reprise)" section originally mashed-up with "Any Way You Want It" was removed, with "Any Way You Want It" instead being the original full-length song.

Also, many songs from the musical were reordered in the film, mostly to accommodate character and storyline changes. "We Built This City", in its original mash-up form, and "We're Not Gonna Take It" were originally much earlier in the musical, giving depth to Regina. They were replaced with "Hit Me with Your Best Shot", another song sung by Regina in the musical, which now served to give more background to new character Patricia (as Regina was cut from the film), with both songs (in an abridged form) instead added to the climax of the film, as part of an anthem between Lonny and the rockers and Patricia and her conservative church group. "I Wanna Rock", originally the fourth song of the musical, was moved to after "I Want to Know What Love Is" (which in itself was changed from a duet between Sherrie and Jaxx to Jaxx and new character Constance), with the song now representing Drew's anger toward what he wrongly perceives to be Sherrie's infidelity. "Waiting for a Girl Like You" and "More Than Words/Heaven" switched order in the film version, in order to accommodate the changes in the relationship storyline between Drew and Sherrie. "Can't Fight This Feeling" was also placed before "Any Way You Want It" due to the restructure of storylines.

New songs added to the film include a mash-up of "Juke Box Hero/I Love Rock 'n' Roll", which replaced the original purpose of "I Wanna Rock" in the musical, "Undercover Love", which was used for Drew's short-lived boy band, and "Pour Some Sugar on Me", "Paradise City", and "Rock You Like a Hurricane" replacing "I Hate Myself for Loving You/Heat of the Moment" and serving as Arsenal's discography.


Early developmentEdit

After the success of the original Off-Broadway production, the film rights were sold to Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema.[3][4]


Tom Cruise played Stacee Jaxx in the film.[5] Shankman knew Cruise was in when he heard him on the first go around of his voice lesson, confirming he "actually has a fantastic voice."[6] Cruise had been singing five hours a day to prepare for his work as musician Stacee Jaxx. "It's this brilliant mashup, it seems, of Axl Rose, Bret Michaels, Keith Richards and Jim Morrison," Shankman said of what to expect from Cruise.[7][8] All of the actors sing their own parts in the film.[9] Cruise told People Weekly Magazine that he had always wanted to appear in a musical but he found the idea frightening because he was uncertain whether he could actually pull it off.[10] With Rock Of Ages, he told the interviewer, he had finally received his chance.

On February 14, 2011, it was announced that Mary J. Blige had signed on to play Justice Charler in the film.[11] On March 3, 2011, it was confirmed that Julianne Hough (of the 2011 remake of Footloose) would play the role of Sherrie, Drew's love interest.[12] On March 6, 2011, it was confirmed that Alec Baldwin would play the role of Dennis Dupree in the film.[13] On March 24, 2011, it was announced that Paul Giamatti would be in the film, playing the manager of Stacee Jaxx.[14]

Pretty Little Liars star Diego Boneta was confirmed to play the male protagonist, Drew Boley, on April 5, 2011.[6] Not wanting an older actor to act like he is 23, Shankman thought it better to go as authentic as possible, "and Diego is absolutely that. He is [a] kid who came to Los Angeles with a dream and who sings and has an amazing voice, and drive. And he's also as honest and sweet as you can possibly make him and he's authentically the age. It creates a piece of something on screen that I don't have to fabricate."[6] Of Boneta's audition, Shankman said, "It's that feeling you get when you realized you've discovered lightning in a bottle. It reminds me of when Zac Efron auditioned for Hairspray, Channing Tatum for Step Up, and Liam Hemsworth auditioned for The Last Song. When the guy walks in, the guy walks in!" Shankman also said he did not know that Boneta was a Latin music star until after he auditioned. "I have since seen him on stage and in his concerts, and he totally owns the room," Shankman said.[7] Constantine Maroulis (Drew Boley from the musical) made a cameo appearance in the film like Ricki Lake did for Hairspray.[6] On April 13, Russell Brand was confirmed to portray Lonny.[15] Both Anne Hathaway and Amy Adams declined to play a journalist who interviews Jaxx during the song "Wanted Dead or Alive" and is easily seduced by him. The two declined due to scheduling conflicts, with Hathaway filming The Dark Knight Rises and Adams filming Man of Steel.[15] Catherine Zeta-Jones joined the cast on April 20, and portrayed an original character added to the story line. The unnamed character is described as "the Villainess of the movie" who "wants to shut down rock’n roll in the great city of Los Angeles."[16] On May 1 Bryan Cranston joined the cast as the Mayor of Los Angeles, who is the husband of Catherine Zeta-Jones's character,[17] and Malin Åkerman completed the cast when she was added on May 3, 2011, taking the role initially offered to both Hathaway and Adams.[18]

Singer Porcelain Black made a cameo in the film, playing a 1980s hair metal singer. She performed one of the sole original tracks for the film, "Rock Angels".[19][20] "Rock Angels" was written and composed by Adam Anders and Desmond Child.[21] Professional wrestler Kevin Nash played Stacee's bodyguard.[22]


Principal photography began at Revolution Live, a small music venue in Fort Lauderdale, FL.[23] There was also filming in a Dania Beach Boomers. On July 18, filming took place at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida, for a concert scene with "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Wanted Dead or Alive".

The scenes at the iconic Hollywood Sign were filmed at the Monarch Hill Renewable Energy Park, known to locals as "Mount Trashmore", in Pompano Beach.[23]

In June 2011, a full six-block section of N.W. 14th Street in Downtown Miami was decorated as a late 1980s version set of the Hollywood, California Sunset Strip complete with the Whisky-a-Go-Go, Frederick's of Hollywood, Tower Records, Angelyne Billboard along with other landmarks.


The film is distributed by New Line Cinema under the rule of Warner Bros., and was released theatrically on June 15, 2012. The first official trailer was released on December 11, 2011,[24] attached to Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

Box officeEdit

On its opening weekend in theaters, the film grossed $14,447,269, ranking third place, behind the previous week's holdovers Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and Prometheus. The film did, however, do slightly better business than the other newcomer, That's My Boy.[25]

Rock of Ages was a box office bomb, grossing $38,518,613 in North America and $20,900,000 in other territories for a worldwide total of $59,418,613, failing to bring back its $75 million budget. However, the film still has the seventh-highest opening ever for a musical.[26]

Critical receptionEdit

The film received mixed reviews from critics, and has a critical evaluation of 42% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 227 reviews, with an average rating of 6/10. The site's consensus states: "its exuberant silliness is almost enough to make up for its utter inconsequentiality, but Rock of Ages is ultimately too bland and overlong to justify its trip to the big screen."[27] Metacritic reports a 47 out of 100 rating, based on 42 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[28]

However, most critics praised the performance by Cruise as Stacee Jaxx. For example, Rolling Stone critic Peter Travers wrote: "Rock of Ages is pretty fun despite a terrible script, bland leads and awful wigs, mainly thanks to a performance by Tom Cruise as fictional hair metal rocker Stacee Jaxx."[29]


List of awards and nominations
Award Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result
ALMA Awards[30] Favorite Movie Actor Diego Boneta Won
Golden Trailer Awards[31] Best Comedy Nominated
Teen Choice Awards[32] Choice Summer Movie: Comedy/Musical Nominated
Choice Movie: Breakout Julianne Hough Nominated
Grammy Awards[33] Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media Nominated

Home mediaEdit

Rock of Ages was released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 9, 2012. An extended cut is available on the Blu-ray,[34] however there is a 2-disc DVD set featuring the extended version (136 minutes); the film is then rated R for "some sexual violence", as opposed to the theatrically released PG-13.

This extended cut includes 13 additional minutes of footage, including "Rock You Like a Hurricane" edited back into the film, more risque humor from Russell Brand, and a few additional verses on "Waiting for a Girl/Boy Like You".


Rock of Ages: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedJune 5, 2012 (June 5, 2012)
RecordedSeptember 7, 2011 (September 7, 2011)
GenreClassic rock, Soundtrack
LabelWaterTower Music
ProducerAdam Anders
Peer Astrom
Adam Shankman
Matt Sullivan[35]

The cover and track listing of the soundtrack was confirmed by Entertainment Weekly on April 30, 2012. The soundtrack was released on June 5, 2012.[36] It debuted at No. 15 on Billboard 200,[37] and peaked at No. 5 on that chart in its third week.[38] It also debuted at No. 1 on the Top Soundtracks chart. It sold 267,000 copies in the US in 2012, making it the second best-selling soundtrack album of the year.[39] It has sold 320,000 copies as of May 2013.[40] The film's score was composed and conducted by Cliff Eidelman.

  1. "Paradise City" – Tom Cruise
  2. "Sister Christian" / "Just Like Paradise" / "Nothin' but a Good Time" – Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin
  3. "Juke Box Hero" / "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" – Diego Boneta, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Julianne Hough
  4. "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" – Catherine Zeta-Jones
  5. "Waiting for a Girl Like You" – Diego Boneta, Julianne Hough
  6. "More Than Words" / "Heaven" – Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta
  7. "Wanted Dead or Alive" – Tom Cruise, Julianne Hough
  8. "I Want to Know What Love Is" – Tom Cruise, Malin Åkerman
  9. "I Wanna Rock" – Diego Boneta
  10. "Pour Some Sugar on Me" – Tom Cruise
  11. "Harden My Heart" – Julianne Hough, Mary J. Blige
  12. "Shadows of the Night" / "Harden My Heart" – Mary J. Blige, Julianne Hough
  13. "Here I Go Again" – Diego Boneta, Paul Giamatti, Julianne Hough, Mary J. Blige, Tom Cruise
  14. "Can't Fight This Feeling" – Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin
  15. "Any Way You Want It" – Mary J. Blige, Constantine Maroulis, Julianne Hough
  16. "Undercover Love" – Diego Boneta
  17. "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" – Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Mary J. Blige
  18. "Rock You Like a Hurricane" – Julianne Hough, Tom Cruise
  19. "We Built This City" / "We're Not Gonna Take It" – Russell Brand, Catherine Zeta-Jones
  20. "Don't Stop Believin'" – Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Mary J. Blige


Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[41] Gold 40,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[43] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


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