This is Spinal Tap

Anniversary Screenings

World Premiere Restoration Premiere

USA | 82 MINUTES

THIS IS SPINAL TAP

Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap is the loudest band in England and they’re making a comeback with a North American tour promoting their new album “Smell the Glove.” Marty DiBergi (Rob Reiner) sets out to make a documentary of the legendary rock band’s exploits on the road, featuring front men Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) and David St. Hubbins (Michael McKean) and bassist Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer), bearing witness to the highs and lows of what makes a musician into a rock star.

After the Screening: This Is Spinal Tap stars and creators Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, and Rob Reiner, will pay tribute to the band with a special musical performance and a conversation to follow.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Rob Reiner

Acclaimed director, two-time Emmy Award winning actor and dedicated political activist and equal rights advocate Rob Reiner has created some of the most popular and influential motion pictures of our time, ranging from the satire This Is Spinal Tap to intense dramas like Stand By Me, Misery, A Few Good Men, and Ghosts of Mississippi to romantic comedies like When Harry Met Sally, The American President, and The Princess Bride. His recent films include The Bucket List, Flipped, Being Charlie and LBJ (starring Woody Harrleson) and last summer’s Shock and Awe, starring Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, James Marsden and Reiner himself.
Director
Rob Reiner
Producer
Karen Murphy
Screenwriter
Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner
Cinematographer
Peter Smokler
Editor
Kent Beyda,
Composer
Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner
Cast
Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

PANELISTS

Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner

Michael McKean

Michael McKean

Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer

As Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls, HARRY SHEARER is also a founding cast member on THE SIMPSONS Shearer’s screen and stage career includes collaborations with Christopher Guest, roles in numerous Hollywood movies, Off-Broadway and London’s West End. Twice a regular on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, he created the comedy drama NIXON’S THE ONE and, as a child, was on THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM. Shearer directed the critically acclaimed documentary THE BIG UNEASY A prolific broadcaster, LE SHOW celebrates 35 years, Shearer is also a satirical songwriter and earlier this year Derek Smalls released his solo album “SMALLS CHANGE”

Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest

Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner

Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer

As Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls, HARRY SHEARER is also a founding cast member on THE SIMPSONS Shearer’s screen and stage career includes collaborations with Christopher Guest, roles in numerous Hollywood movies, Off-Broadway and London’s West End. Twice a regular on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, he created the comedy drama NIXON’S THE ONE and, as a child, was on THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM. Shearer directed the critically acclaimed documentary THE BIG UNEASY A prolific broadcaster, LE SHOW celebrates 35 years, Shearer is also a satirical songwriter and earlier this year Derek Smalls released his solo album “SMALLS CHANGE”

Michael McKean

Michael McKean

Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest