The Rocker (2008)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Music


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In the 1980s, a drummer is abandoned by his band just before they become rock superstars. 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.


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28 January 2015 | ajk08
7
| Feel Good
This movie is as close as you can get to 90 minutes of feel good film. I'm a fan of Rainn Wilson from (obviously) The Office as well as Super and My Super ex girl fired which are also pretty decent films. Its a shame this bombed at the box office because it really had the potential to be a really GOOD summer movie.

Everyone in the cast does a great job. All the band members have their own 'story' and explored personality which makes you feel much more invested and care about whats actually happening to them. There's 1 or 2 laugh out loud moments with Rainns physical comedy but most of all this is a film to smile and feel good about. Nothing makes you cringe or think that obviously isn't funny and i would definitely recommend it.

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,636,048 24 August 2008

Gross USA:

$6,409,528

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,808,935

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