The Rocker

PG-13| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
As a drummer with the '80s hair band Vesuvius, Robert "Fish" Fishman lived his dream as a rock 'n' roll demigod until his band mates kicked him out. Twenty years later, Fish gets a second shot at sitting on the throne of music stardom when his teenage nephew's group hires him as the new drummer.

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Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Rocker (2006)

Release Date: August 20th, 2008|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • The Rocker has the requisite vomit, the view of some very unfortunate hind quarters and the suds. It's also got a vein of sweetness and charm. show more

  • The Rocker can be amusingly dopey, with its "Spinal Tap"-ish lampooning of rock idioms - and idiots. show more

  • Overcomes its essential familiarity thanks to a frequently witty script, grounded direction (by Peter Cattaneo, of "Full Monty" fame) and an engaging turn by its star that proves him more than capable of carrying a comedy feature. show more

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  • July 26, 2012 khogan1020
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    We absolutely loved it!! Rainn pulled off a Will Farrell like no other...NOT saying he is not the best!! Just know only my hubby laughs this hard at Farrell...must see movie and one I will order for home entertainment!!!! I don\'t do that often! Thanks!!

  • February 02, 2009 MikeTK1
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    Rainn Wilson aka Dwight Schrute sheds new light to the meaning of Rock & Roll in The Rocker. The movies takes it's funny turns around the notion that our inner rock star never dies, and second chances do exist. Definitely a laughter-filled comedy you don't want to miss!

  • September 07, 2008 Reconwendt
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    it was pretty funny but at the same time was really stupid!!!!!!!!!

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