Warner Bros. Pictures | Release Date: September 7, 2001 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 32 Critics
Positive:
15
Mixed:
12
Negative:
5
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75
As generic as its title, but two things enable it to land: the basic likability of Mark Wahlberg as the wannabe protagonist, and the contagious energies in the rock concert sequences.
50
The deeper problem with Rock Star is its insistence on turning a heavy-metal fairy tale into a morality tale that's as heavy as lead.
40
By the time Rock Star reaches its cop-out, "All About Eve"-ish ending, the only thrashing that should be going on is of the filmmakers, for bungling such a promising premise.