Anvil! The Story of Anvil Synopsis
Canadian rockers pursue their music dreams despite a lack of big-time success.
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Flawless from all angles.

By Rowyn
A pure gem that will leave you with a feeling of "not having achieved and pursued" your dreams....

This movie offers hope and substance to viewers of all ages/types

By msf42w
Just watched it at the NYC premiere, the band played afterwards. They were tight. But the movie is about so much more than music, it's about two guys who've chased a dream for 30 years, never...


By universeeye
just might like it...

Takes "Spinal Tap" concept to the next level, only real

By shawnchittle
One of the best documentaries I've ever seen. Not what you expect it to be. Much deeper, much more emotional. Fantastic. Hilarious. Must go. Bring all your musician friends, they will get much more...

Anvil! The Story of Anvil

By nickb2020
this movie goes to 11!...

Great movie

By Movieman-hattan
This is a really great film. People should not fear that it's a documentary for it is every bit as entertaining as a narrative film even more so because the story and characters are real. I laughed...

Like a real-life Spinal Tap only in real life!

By reder
Any self-respecting fan of Spinal Tap MUST SEE Anvil: The Story of Anvil!!! In the immortal words of Nigel Tufnel, David St. Hubbins and Derek Smalls, "[Anvil] will make your ears bleed and your...

Anvil Rocks!

By drdeath
Anvil: the story of Anvil is an excellent movie that can inspire anyone who watches it. The movie shows what real committment is all about and how hard it can be to reach your dreams. Most...

A Great Doc

By astroman71
Anvil is a raw, unfiltered, well-made and heartfelt movie about a band that is still reaching for its heavy metal dream. A must-see....

Spinal Tap meets Some Kind Of Monster

By suprovalco
This is the greatest music documentary since Louie Bluie. Top notch. MUST SEE!!!!!!!...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Memorable music doc on Canadian metal band; lots of cursing.
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