Anvil! The Story of Anvil is a 2008 rockumentary film about the Canadian heavy metal band Anvil. The film is directed by screenwriter Sacha Gervasi, in his directorial debut, and features interviews with other musicians who have been influenced by the band, including Slash, Tom Araya, Lemmy, Scott Ian, and Lars Ulrich.

Anvil is a heavy metal band from Canada, formed in 1978. The members of the band are Steve “Lips” Kudlow as the vocal and guitar player, Robb Reiner on drums and Chris Robertson on bass and back vocals. Anvil influenced one of greatest metal bands of all time including Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth, with their 15 studio albums over the years.

Anvil! The Story of Anvil
"Anvil! The Story of Anvil" is a documentary about the moderate rise and long, long fall of their band, where musicians in the two other slots came and went, but Lips and Robb rocked on. "How many bands stay together for 30 years?" asks Slash of Guns N' Roses, in a backstage interview. "You've got the Stones, the Who, U2 -- and Anvil." Yeah. And Anvil.

This film was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2008 and it received numerous of positive critics, even The Times called it “possibly the greatest film yet made about rock and roll”. After the release of this movie the band received mass popularity giving them the opportunity to attend on several festivals and shows.