Detroit Rock City is a 1999 American comedy film about four teenagers in a Kiss cover band who try to see their idols in Detroit in 1978. Comparable to Rock 'n' Roll High School, Dazed and Confused, The Stöned Age, and I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Detroit Rock City tells a coming of age story through a filter of 1970s music and culture in the United States. Originally titled The Kiss Movie, the movie ultimately took its title from the Kiss song of the same name. Although it flopped at the box office, grossing fewer than five million dollars domestically, and the final gross ended at $24,217,115...
|Release date:||August 9, 1999|
|Directed by:||Adam Rifkin|
|Producer:||Kathleen Haase, Barry Levine, Gene Simmons|
|Editor:||Mark Goldblatt, Peter Schink|
|Music by:||J. Peter Robinson, Kiss|
|Cinematography:||John R. Leonetti|
|Screenplay by:||Carl V. Dupré|