This is Spinal Tap, the world's loudest band, as chronicled by hack documentarian Marti DeBergi on what proves to be its fateful early 1980s tour. A 1984 mock-documentary directed by Rob Reiner and written by Christopher Guest and Michael McKean, you have no choice but to turn this puppy up to 11.
Spinal Tap, the world's loudest band, is chronicled in a bogus documentary in "This is Spinal Tap" (1984), directed by Rob Reiner and written by stars Christopher Guest and Micheal McKean, who later made "Best in Show."
Marty DiBergi: David St. Hubbins... I must admit I've never heard anybody with that name. David St. Hubbins: It's an unusual name, well, he was an unusual saint, he's not a very well known saint. Marty DiBergi: Oh, there actually is, uh... there was a Saint Hubbins? David St. Hubbins: That's right, yes. Marty DiBergi: What was he the saint of? David St. Hubbins: He was the patron saint of quality footwear.
This is our monthly "At Ease" weekend. It gives us a chance to let our hair down, although I see you've got a head start in that department. I shouldn't talk, though, I'm getting a little shaggy myself. I'd better not stand too close to you, people might think I'm part of the band. I'm joking, of course.