“Rock of Ages” Fails to Rock at All

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Film, Theater.

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Clearly no one was in a rockin’ mood this weekend. “,” the musical adaptation starring , and , earned just $15 million over its opening weekend, the Huffington Post reports. It ranked behind “” and even “,” proving a star-studded cast can lose out to aliens and cuddly, animated lions no matter how sexy Cruise’s locks.

“Rock of Ages” is the story of a small town girl and city boy who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their dreams, says the movie’s official writeup. This is Cruise’s worst wide release opening since “Lions for Lambs” in 2007, the Post also reports.

—Alissa Fleck

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