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Rock of Ages Reviews

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October 23, 2017
It can be nearly impossible to watch at times.
September 8, 2017
Really, it's like a longer, louder version of Glee or American Idol, but with actors who can't sing rather than singers who can't act. Plus, it rocks you like a hurricane.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 17, 2016
"Rock Of Ages" is a soundtrack in search of a story, but it turns its utter disregard for narrative into its strongest ally.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 11, 2015
...the two hours watching such a tepid and lip-synched effort is not a pleasant experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
May 3, 2015
I know that in the history of cinema there have probably been worse movies. I'm just having a hard time thinking of one right now.
September 8, 2013
Oscar-worthy costume design by Rita Ryack ... enliven the proceedings that are constantly mired by Tom Cruise's unattractive vanity mugging, off-putting gay jokes and questionable taste in choreography.
August 15, 2013
Rock of Ages will make you want to raise your arms...and then immediately plunge your fingers into your eyeballs for salvation (you can go back for seconds to rescue your ears).
Full Review | Original Score: D-
June 2, 2013
Feelin' the noise ain't the same as feeling something for the characters, most of whom fail to amp it up in the soul department.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 4, 2013
Neither Tom Cruise nor a solid 80s playlist can keep the Rock alive.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 15, 2012
Tom, we're really not worthy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 2, 2012
If you grew up with the music of the 1980's and want to relive it, you may enjoy the film. For me, I could easily have skipped both the music and the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
September 27, 2012
Rock of Ages panders to its base without putting in the extra effort to standout as not just a competent musical but a must-see film experience for all audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 27, 2012
Tom Cruise is monumentally good in this film. If this film was called Stacee Jaxx it might have been my film of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 15, 2012
Far from being a true "Juke Box Hero," Rock of ages still manages to delight with its own giddy brand of utter stupidity.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
September 14, 2012
"Rock of Ages" just never comes together, resulting in a mishmash of mostly-bland music and undeveloped stories.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 13, 2012
Rock Of Ages is a stone-cold medley of cheese and cliché. It riffs on dated guitar bands and power-anthems and it builds its city on dry ice and key changes. And yet... it still kinda rocks.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 10, 2012
There are two reasons to see "Rock of Ages." One: If you live and breathe for 80s rock music. Two: A drugged up Tom Cruise belting out Bon Jovi. Unfortunately, that's about it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
August 22, 2012
If this isn't one of the worst movies of the year, we're all in a whole lot of trouble.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/10
August 12, 2012
It's overlong, overblown and couldn't establish a convincing plot if its life depended on it, but it sings at the top of its lungs, and if you haven't gone deaf by the mid-point, you might just find yourself humming along.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 15, 2012
Would have been more honestly titled Rock for Ages -- because that's how long this headbangers ball seems to go on.
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