Predictable story, but entertaining
over 6 years
The movie is about exactly what the title says. Great movie.
Rock Star is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston. It tells the story of Chris "Izzy" Cole, a tribute band singer whose ascendance to the position of lead vocalist of his favorite band was inspired by the real-life story of Tim "Ripper" Owens, singer in a Judas Priest tribute band who was chosen to replace singer Rob Halford when he left the band.
Chris Cole (Mark Wahlberg) is an admirer of an 80s heavy metal band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called Blood Pollution. Internal struggles among the Steel Dragon band members culminate with the firing of the lead singer, Bobby Beers (Jason Flemyng), and the starting of recruitment sessions to find a new vocalist. Chris experiences his own internal strife with his own Blood Pollution bandmates, particularly guitarist Rob Malcolm (Timothy Olyphant). He is axed from Blood Pollution for his inability...