This Is Spinal Tap

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

This Is Spinal Tap (1984, USA) is a Rock N Roll-Comedy Cult Film directed by Rob Reiner.


Main Details

  • Released on March 2, 1984
  • Color
  • Running time: 82 minutes
  • Production Co.: Spinal Tap Prod. | Goldcrest Films International (uncredited)
  • Distribution Co.: Embassy Pictures
  • Directed by Rob Reiner
  • Written by and Starring Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer

Plot Summary

  • Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.


  • This ain't just rock and roll . . .
  • Life on the road was never this funny!
  • Prepare to crank those amps up to eleven
  • Crank it to Eleven
  • 'Spinal Tap' does for sex, drugs & rock n' roll what Sound of Music did for hills
  • The funniest movie ever made about rock and roll!
  • The original rockumentary created by Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Rob Reiner, Harry Shearer
  • Does for rock and roll what "The Sound of Music" did for hills
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