This is Spinal Tap


Friday 16th August 5pm Godalming Borough Hall

Run time: 85 mins

Certificate: 15

Year: 1984

Synopsis: “This Is Spinal Tap” shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real.


Director: Rob Reiner (The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally, A Few Good Men)

Screenplay: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Rob Reiner, Harry Shearer

Cast: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest

Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations

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IMDB gives the film a score of 8.0 OUT OF 11

11, It’s One Louder

In 2002, This Is Spinal Tap was selected for preservation by the National Film Registry because it is a film that is considered “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the Library of Congress.

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