This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

"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 that keep it all real.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 95% / Audience 92%

Rated R,  1 hr 23 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Music
DIRECTION
Rob Reiner
CAST
Christopher Guest  •  Michael McKean  •  Harry Shearer  •  R.J. Parnell

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Christopher Guest Nigel Tufnel
Michael McKean David St. Hubbins
Harry Shearer Derek Smalls
R.J. Parnell Mick Shrimpton
June Chadwick Jeanine Pettibone
David Kaff Viv Savage
Rob Reiner Marty DiBergi
Tony Hendra Ian Faith
Bruno Kirby Tommy Pischedda
Billy Crystal Morty the Mime
Ed Begley, Jr. John 'Stumpy' Pepys
Danny Kortchmar Ronnie Pudding