This Is Spinal Tap Synopsis
A filmmaker records the demise of a fictitious band of aging metalheads in a mock rockumentary.
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The original and definitive mock-umentary

By LanceSwoop
Rob Reiner, with his cast of gifted comedians dead-pan their way through this often absurd pseudo documentary of an over-the-hill rock band. They are pitch perfect in capturing the often babbling and...

The TAP Was Back!!!!!

By ArtHouseGuy65
It was awesome to see Spinal Tap at the Ken Cinema after many many years!! Rob Reiner is the man!...

The Grandaddy of All Mockumentaries - THE ONE, THE ONLY... THIS IS SPINAL TAP

By lugubriousthespian
Rob Reiner's rollicking first feature film THIS IS SPINAL TAP is a sheer joy from start to finish! Utterly quotable, thoroughly memorable, this movie stands on its own as a true original breakthrough...

By stevechessher
Classic...

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Rated R | For Coarse Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Hilarious, ribald, drug-filled rock send-up.
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