School of Rock

School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black. The main plot follows struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey Finn Black, who is kicked out of his band and subsequently disguises himself as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. After witnessing the musical talent in his students, Dewey forms a band of fourthgraders to attempt to win the upcoming Battle of the Bands and pay off his rent. The pictures supporting cast includes White, Joan Cusack, Sarah Silverman and Miranda Cosgrove. School of Rock went on to gross over 131 million worldwide and became the highest grossing musical comedy of all time, until it was overtaken in 2015 by Pitch Perfect 2. A stage musical adaptation opened on Broadway in December 2015, and a television adaptation for Nickelodeon is also due to premiere in 2016.

The next day, Dewey overhears a music class and devises a plan to form them into a new band to compete against No Vacancy in a Battle of the Bands tournament. He casts Zack Mooneyham as lead guitarist, Freddy Jones as drummer, Katie on bass, Lawrence on keyboard, with Tomika, Marta, and Alicia as backup singers while he is lead vocals and guitarist. He assigns the rest of the class to various roles of groupies, roadies, and the class representative Summer Hathaway as the band manager. The project takes over normal lessons, but helps the students to embrace their talents and be selfconfident. Dewey secretly takes key band members out on a fake field trip to sign up for the competition, but they are rejected because the bill is overbooked. The children feign a terminal illness, and the kids are allowed in the contest.Dewey befriends Mullins, who he learns was once funloving and freespirited, but the pressure of being principal and the expectations of the parents turned her into her current self. Dewey learns that a parent night is scheduled the night before the competition. Ned receives a paycheck from the school via mail, soon realizing that Dewey is impersonating him. During the parents meeting at school, the parents question what Dewey has been teaching the kids. Ned, Patty, and the cops confront Dewey. With Mullins bursting in to question what is going on, Dewey reveals his true identity, admits he is not a certified teacher, causing him to be fired. Back home, Dewey and Patty clash, while Ned intervenes on behalf. Finishing the conversation, Ned admits he misses playing music and says that Dewey should move out. ........

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