Rob Reiner

This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap

Rob Reiner's directorial debut has developed into a cult phenomenon. The film that invented the "rockumentary" has now outlasted most of the bands it mocked. Following the ill-fated American comeback tour of an aging heavy-metal group, this film has joined the ranks of the greatest comedies ever made.

Film Info

  • Rob Reiner
  • United States
  • 1984
  • 82 minutes
  • 1.78:1
  • Spine #12

Special Features

DOUBLE-SIDED DISC:

SIDE 1 FEATURES

  • The complete 82-minute movie, with dual commentaries: Track 1: Spinal Tap’s Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer; Track 2: Rob Reiner, producer Karen Murphy, and editors Robert Leighton and Kent Beyda

SIDE 2 FEATURES

  • Original industry and theatrical trailers
  • Twenty-minute demo reel, Spinal Tap: The Final Tour
  • Promotional shorts: Heavy Metal Memories and “Hell Hole”
  • The Cutting Room Floor: More than one hour of deleted scenes, abandoned subplots, and alternate takes

Cover based on a theatrical poster

Purchase Options

Special Features

DOUBLE-SIDED DISC:

SIDE 1 FEATURES

  • The complete 82-minute movie, with dual commentaries: Track 1: Spinal Tap’s Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer; Track 2: Rob Reiner, producer Karen Murphy, and editors Robert Leighton and Kent Beyda

SIDE 2 FEATURES

  • Original industry and theatrical trailers
  • Twenty-minute demo reel, Spinal Tap: The Final Tour
  • Promotional shorts: Heavy Metal Memories and “Hell Hole”
  • The Cutting Room Floor: More than one hour of deleted scenes, abandoned subplots, and alternate takes

Cover based on a theatrical poster

This Is Spinal Tap
Cast
Christopher Guest
Nigel Tufnel
Michael McKean
David St. Hubbins
Harry Shearer
Derek Smalls
Rob Reiner
Marty DiBergi
June Chadwick
Jeanine Pettibone
Bruno Kirby
Tommy Pischedda
Credits
Director
Rob Reiner
Screenplay
Rob Reiner
Screenplay
Christopher Guest
Screenplay
Michael McKean
Screenplay
Harry Shearer
Producer
Karen Murphy
Cinematography
Peter Smokler
Editing
Kent Beyda
Editing
Kim Secrist

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