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    Turn this thread to 11! This is SPINAL TAP!

    Funny in 1983 and still hilarious today. Great soundtrack too. Some of my favorite scenes:



    RIP, John "Stumpy" Pepys, Eric "Stumpy Joe" Childs and Peter "James" Bond.

    Stonehenge:

    Is based on a real incident from Black Sabbath's 1983 tour. Great interview with Ian Gillan, explaining the Stonehenge disaster.

    And of course:


    And then, years later, Metallica shamelessly steal Spinal Tap's artwork:
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    And Soundgarden have their kickass cover:

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    Fuck yes. This Is Spinal Tap is seriously one of the best comedies of all time.

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    Best one, by far:


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    I really did get lost backstage at a show in Cleveland (our SM didn't do a great job marking out directions). You'd better believe I shouted a few "HELLO CLEVELAND"s while I was trying to figure out how the hell to get to the stage.

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    Def. had a moment last night reminiscent of

    PUPPET SHOW
    - and -
    SPINAL TAP

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    Do you have any artificial plates or limbs?


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    Quote Originally Posted by theimage13 View Post
    I really did get lost backstage at a show in Cleveland (our SM didn't do a great job marking out directions). You'd better believe I shouted a few "HELLO CLEVELAND"s while I was trying to figure out how the hell to get to the stage.
    "Jog? We don't have time for that"


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    Quote Originally Posted by botley View Post
    Def. had a moment last night reminiscent of

    PUPPET SHOW
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    SPINAL TAP
    "If I told them once, I told them a HUNDRED times ..."

    "Oh, we got a bigger dressing room than the PUPPETS?"

    Jesus, I saw this in 1984 and I'm STILL FUCKING LAUGHING AT THIS MOVIE, every.time.


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    "There are some problems, here, I don't know where to start ... like this miniature bread ..."


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    "There's such a fine line between 'stupid' and 'clever'.'"


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    I fucking love this movie. There is never a dull moment in that film. Of course, the greatest scene in the film is.... STONEHENGE.

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    This thread inspired me to nominate this flick for one of our "movie nights" after work. 20-something colleague says "what's Spinal Tap?".

    I can't even.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allegro View Post
    "There are some problems, here, I don't know where to start ... like this miniature bread ..."

    Look, who's in here? NO ONE.

    And then in here, there's a li'l guy.

    So it's a complete catastrophe.

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