Continuity mistake: At the beginning when Chris and his band go to the concert, they are in the front standing next to the stage. However, when the camera cuts to show the entire audience, different people are standing where Chris and his band were. From that view, Chris and his band are not even in the audience.
Factual error: In the opening credits, a new model Chevy S-10 is shown. That body style wasn't out till the mid 90's.
Continuity mistake: When Steel Dragon's original singer is being fired watch the amount of hair lying in front of his left shoulder change from shot to shot.
Trivia: The references to Rock Star being base on the real life break up of the band Judas Priest throughout the film are numerous....Most notably in the montage of Chris Cole's life on the road with Steel Dragon he appears on the cover of 'Metal God' magazine several times. 'Metal God' was originally slated to be the title of the film which you can see on the "take" clicker during the outtakes while the movie's credits start to roll. Former Priest frontman Rob Halford is commonly referred to as the 'Metal God'. Halford was unceremoniously dumped from Judas Priest in the early 90s' for deciding to go public with the fact he was gay. Bobby Beers, Steel Dragon's first frontman in the movie, was kicked out of the band for amongst other reasons, being gay.
Chris: You know, I'm just a regular guy who grew up with the posters of these guys on my wall... and now I'm one of them! That's right, I'm standing here, living proof that if you work hard enough, and you want it bad enough... dreams do come true. So follow your dreams.
Rob: Dude, I just keep putting this shit on until I want to fuck myself.
Emily: Rob, I'm a business woman, and rule number one in this business is you go where the talent is... and all the fucking talent that was in this band has just left the room.
Question: Does anyone know how old Chris is meant to be in the film?
Question: Who plays the piano background music during the car scene after Chris was kicked out of his band, when Chris and Emily are talking and she's telling him maybe it's a sign to start writing your own songs?
Join the mailing list
Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.