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The School of Rock

Dewey Finn (Jack Black) greatest aspiration is to win the Battle of the Bands. But all looks hopeless until he stumbles upon a chance to impersonate his roommate as a substitute music teacher and prepare the students to enter a Battle of the Bands contest. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: A
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 03 Oct 2003
Video Release: 31 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: School of Rock

Release Date: 1 January 2013

School of Rock released to home video on Blu-ray with the following extras:

- Feature Length Commentary

- Kids’ Commentary

- Lessons Learned on ‘School of Rock’

- Jack Black’s Pitch to Led Zepplin

- ‘School of Rock’ Music Video

- Kids’ Video Diary: Toronto Film Festival

- MTV’s Diary of Jack Black

- Dewey Finn’s History of Rock

- Theatrical Trailer HD

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