The younger kids in the band are believable characters, not totally reckless and sensationalized like The OC but not given the wuss WWJD treatment of other TV fair like 7th Heaven. | At the height of The Office ’s fame, Rainn Wilson starred in a box-office bomb called The Rocker. David sees the kiss and exaggerates the details of the ordeal to Curtis. Coming Soon. To the dismay of his bandmates, Fish performs in the nude to try and stay cool. I love the music, i was very surprised by the perfect mix of melodies and hard rocking. Twenty years later, the drummer sees his second chance at stardom arise when he is asked to perform with his teenage nephew's high school rock band. I either enjoy them, or I don't. Borat is back! PG-13 (Language|Drug References|Nudity|Sexual References), Box Office Guru Preview: Death Race Shoots for Pole Position, November 17, 2011 When the new drummer from the label doesn't work out, Curtis eventually apologizes to Fish and convinces him to put aside his resentment and play the show. They really have a message about working together as a team. Comedy - for laughs - not irony or sarcasm - and all the better for it. Parents will want to see this movie as well. On the whole, I felt it delivered more laughs than School of Rock with Wilson giving an equally energetic performance to that of Jack Black in said flick. Please reference “Error Code 2121” when contacting customer service. And Fish is very angry about this and holds a major grudge, but seriously who wouldn't and this takes place in 1986. The Rocker has a really funny beginning, even the middle is fun, but the conclusion was horrible, Potential to become a Classic like ScHoOl of ROcK, Good laughs & even better relatable moments, A great cast make this a silly but very entertaining comedy. User Ratings 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. After a bit of worrying that this would be one more stereotype about midlife crisis and/ or teen ansgst... turns into Clever Comedy with funny laughs memorable scenes and motivation to maybe even try something new. I was lucky enough to see The Rocker at a free screening and laughed all the way through the movie. Just confirm how you got your ticket. With Gerard Cordero, Austin Michael Young, Valentina Corbella, Kenny Rock. Twenty years after his rock star fantasies are destroyed, just when Fish has finally given up all hope, he hears that his nephew's high school rock band A.D.D. Saw the movie with very low expectations...but was surprised. I loved the rest of the family though, fighting 4 Rainn. Twenty years later, the band has become legendary success while he gets fired from his pointless job. It all looks good and there's a decent cast but nothing really takes off. I enjoyed the movie so much, I saw it again at another screening, and it was just as funny the second time. I love Rainn Wilson, ever since I saw him way back in House of 1000 Corpses, I just thought something strange stood out about this guy, he eventually became bigger in the hit TV show The Office. Rainn Wilson maybe the star but he's not alone. "Go back to Cleveland, Cleveland!". "[7] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 53 out of 100, based on 28 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[8]. I sure did. There is some underage drinking and pot references, but nobody becomes an alcoholic or a drug addict, just kids experiencing the time of their lives and living their dream as rock stars. Regal Coming Soon. Will Arnett, Bradley Cooper, and Fred Armisen steal scenes that will forever be memorable in my mind. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. 38 of 65 people found this review helpful. After their gig, Amelia and Curtis, as well as Fish and Kim both begin a relationship. Promised Land is a song by Vesuvius. Saved by the gorgeous Emma Stone and some actual good original songs, this "comedy" ends up a bit too predictable and unwarranted. Written by The movie is not afraid to poke fun at the frivolousness of modern youth's current popular music. The Rocker Not that I care about whether or not they had a baby or whatever, just saying why put drama in a movie just for drama's sake and then not take it anywhere? Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. and the Terms and Policies, Don’t worry, it won’t take long. The rest of the band fights for Fish to return to the band, and the chance arises to do the show with Vesuvius. "The Rocker" is actually a pretty clever comedy, just don't try to act more intelligent than the other audiences and just enjoy life, and if you have this mentality I am pretty sure your going to enjoy the heck out of this movie. Because the other members are all minors, they have to sneak out to the gig but are apprehended in the process. It was a bomb at the worldwide box office, opening outside the Top 10 at #12 with $2.64 million for its first weekend, grossing less than $7 million overall during its entire theatrical run. |. as they land a recording contract and tour gigs all over the country. The image is an example of a ticket confirmation email that AMC sent you when you purchased your ticket.