Rock and Rule

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The war was over . . . The only survivors were street animals - dogs, cats and rats. From them, a new race of mutants evolved. That was a long time ago. Mok, a legendary super rocker, has retired to Ohmtown. There his computers work at deciphering an ancient code which would unlock a doorway between this world and another dimension. Obssessed with his dark experiment, Mok himself searches for the last crucial component: a very special voice.

In this gloriously insane animated film from Canada (The first entirely produced within that country), a dark magician aging rock star's wicked plan to summon a grotesque demon are thwarted by Furries who sing early 80's rock music about The Power of Love.

Yes, that is the actual plot.

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Tropes used in Rock and Rule include:
  • After the End - There's some jazz in the prologue about how a disaster killed off all the humans and now extremely anthropomorphic animals have taken our place as detailed in the quote above. Because why the hell not? It has absolutely no bearing on the plot at all, just go with it.
  • Air Vent Passageway: Cindy Schlepper escapes this way every Saturday night, apparently, which is convenient for Angel.
  • All Drummers Are Animals: Averted by Dizzy, The Smart Guy and the drummer of the Five-Man Band.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Angel for Omar, probably, though she's not exactly a saint herself.
  • All Part of the Show: After the demon is sent back and Mok vanishes, Mylar states this, and claims that Mok's just backstage relaxing.
  • Anti-Love Song - Born to Raise Hell ("You're so pretty / Pretty useless!")
  • Badass Damsel: Angel doesn't put up with being kidnapped and refuses to cooperate with Mokk so much that he finally has her drugged and wired to a computer just to make her sing.
  • Bald of Evil: Mok. Any hair he has is really a wig.
  • Band Toon - Technically.
  • Either Big Beautiful Woman or Brawn Hilda: Cindy. In-universe, likely the former.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Omar's Crazy Awesome attempt at rescuing Angel.
  • Big No: Omar's reaction to the sight of an Angel impersonator snuggling up to Mokk.
  • The "B" Grade: Mok's motivation -- no, really.

Mok: My last concert was not completely sold out!


Big Bad: Mok
The Dragon: Toad
The Evil Genius: Mok's computer
The Brute: Sleazy
The Dark Chick: Zip


The Hero: Omar
The Lancer: Angel
The Smart Guy: Dizzy
The Big Guy: Stretch


Angel: "You-you're totally crazy!"
Mok: (completely unfazed): "Thank you. Shall we see them off?"


Mok: Mes assistantes stupide.
Sleazy: I just love it when he speaks French.