The School of Rock / Paramount Pictures presents a Scott Rudin production, a Richard Linklater film ; produced by Scott Rudin ; written by Mike White ; directed by Richard Linklater.
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- Physical Description: 1 videocassette (109 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
- Edition: [Widescreen].
- Publisher: [Hollywood, Calif.] : Paramount Pictures, 
- Copyright: ©2003
|General Note:|| Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
This viewing cassette is provided for Academy consideration.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Sandra Adair ; music score, Craig Wedren ; costume designer, Karen Patch ; production designer, Jeremy Conway.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White Sarah Silverman, Lee Wilkof, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Adam Pascal, Suzzanne Douglas, Joey Gaydos, Jr., Miranda Cosgrove, Kevin Clark, Robert Tsai, Maryam Hassan, Rebecca Brown, Caitlin Hale, Aleisha Allen.
|Summary, etc.:|| When his band votes him out due to his embarrassing musical antics, Dewey has to make the rent somehow. After intercepting a call for his substitute-teacher roomie Ned, Dewey finds himself in front of a class of elite elementary school students. Dewey decides to take on the music program and makes it his goal to teach them the gospel of rock and roll. His ulterior motive is to get them to compete against his former band for a cash prize.
|Target Audience Note:|| MPAA rating: PG-13; for some rude humor and drug references.
|System Details Note:|| VHS.
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