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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.

Cast: Rainn Wilson , Christina Applegate , Josh Gad , Teddy Geiger , Emma Stone , Jeff Garlin , Jane Lynch , Jason Sudeikis

Director: Peter Cattaneo

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Rocker: with Spanish Subtitles (2008)

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

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 14 )
  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    You want to like almost everyone in this film, but they're all undone by a weak script. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    If you're a Rainn Wilson fan, catch a rerun of "The Office." show more

  • 60
    Wall Street Journal

    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

  • 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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