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17 Reasons "School Of Rock" Is One Of The Greatest Movies Of All Time

Can I please get the attention of the class…

1. Jack fucking Black steals the show.

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2. Love him or hate him, there's no denying that he rocks in this movie.

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3. Even the kids in the movie can act.

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And let's be honest here, most children, like their animal counterparts on the acting skills hierarchy, ruin movies. But not here!

4. Amongst the cast is Miranda Cosgrove in a breakthrough performance.

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She would later go on to star in Drake & Josh and iCarly.

5. And not only can the children of the movie act, they can actually rock.

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All the kids in the movie can genuinely play the instruments they're seen performing with in the movie, and played them in all of their scenes.

6. It has a killer soundtrack.


Featuring the likes of AC/DC, Black Sabbath, The Clash, and a hell of a lot more.

7. Especially the eponymous "School of Rock" song.

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So damn catchy.

8. Jack Black's passion for music is infectious.

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Hell, it makes you want to form your own goddamn band.

9. And the movie gives you a pretty good tour down the history of rock music.

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10. The movie is filled with quotable lines.

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11. Oh, and it's damn funny.

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12. And not just "funny for a kids' film" funny.

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13. Speaking of which, is it really even a movie for children?

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The answer is no, probably not.

14. The movie is directed by critics' darling Richard Linklater.

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You know, that guy who's directed movies like Before Sunrise and Boyhood.

15. But most importantly it's just a great feel-good film.

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16. With a positive message of accepting who you are, in the face of those who may oppose you.

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17. Oh, and it contains Jack Black's dancing.

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In the words of AC/DC: For those about to rock, we salute you.

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