A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.

  1. Allan Arkush

    Director, Story

  2. Joe Dante

    Director, Story

  3. Russ Dvonch


  4. Joseph McBride


  5. Richard Whitley


Top Billed Cast

  1. P.J. Soles

    P.J. Soles

    Riff Randell

  2. Vincent Van Patten

    Vincent Van Patten

    Tom Roberts

  3. Clint Howard

    Clint Howard


  4. Dey Young

    Dey Young

    Kate Rambeau

  5. Dick Miller

    Dick Miller

    Police Chief

Full Cast & Crew

Rock 'n' Roll High School
Rock 'n' Roll High School



Status Released

Release Information

  • August 24, 1979


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget $300,000.00

Revenue -



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