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The Rocker

The life of Robert "Fish" Fishman (Rainn Wilson) is like "the big one" that got away. During the 1980s, he was kicked out of his rock band just before the group attained superstar status. But after twenty years of being a little minnow, the drummer gets a second chance to cast his hook into the pond of stardom--thanks to his nephew's high school band. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 102
Theater Release: 20 Aug 2008
Video Release: 27 Jan 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Rocker is rated PG-13: for drug and sexual references, nudity and language.

Cast: Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Emma Stone, Teddy Geiger,
Studio: 2008 Twentieth Century Fox
Website: Official site for The Rocker.

Detailed Review

Old rockers never die -- but they can become pudgy, unkempt, and irritable. Such is the case for former drummer Robert "Fish" Fishman (Rainn Wilson) who was booted out of… 
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