Rock Star

The plot of this heavy-metal Cinderella story may sound like a fairy tale, but it's based on the true story of Tim "Ripper" Owens, the lead singer of a Judas Priest cover band who was asked to front the real thing when Priest's Rob Halford left the band in 1996. A great premise for a movie, right? Right, and the first half of Stephen Herek's heavily fictionalized...read more

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02:21 — The lead singer of a famous heavy metal cover band gets tapped to front the real band.

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  • Released: 2001
  • Rating: R
  • Review: The plot of this heavy-metal Cinderella story may sound like a fairy tale, but it's based on the true story of Tim "Ripper" Owens, the lead singer of a Judas Priest cover band who was asked to front the real thing when Priest's Rob Halford left the band in… (more)

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