It's Christmas time in the twin cities. Billy's working a lot of overtime, running barges on the Mississippi. He calls his friend Eddie, whom he hasn't seen in six months, and asks a favor:... See full summary »
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Cast

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Eddie Jenks
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Patti Rocks
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ralph Estlie ...
Old Drunk
Joy Langer ...
Steambeast's daughter
Mae Mayhew ...
Old Lady
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Chicano mechanic
Buffy Sedlachek ...
Steambeast
Ken Tronnes ...
Drunk couple in bar
Sally Tronnes ...
Drunk couple in bar
David Turk ...
Barge Worker
Stephen Yoakam ...
Bartender
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Storyline

It's Christmas time in the twin cities. Billy's working a lot of overtime, running barges on the Mississippi. He calls his friend Eddie, whom he hasn't seen in six months, and asks a favor: to drive with him to see his pregnant girlfriend, Patti, because Billy hasn't told her he's married and already has two children. The road trip of guy talk becomes a night of truths exchanged between men and women. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Patti Rocks will help you explore an entirely new sexual position... honesty. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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R | See all certifications »
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19 April 1989 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Patti Rocks - Sex macht Spaß  »

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$345,000 (USA)
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Trivia

In one scene, Chris Mulkey shows a photo of his two children and mentions that their names are Amelia and Elizabeth. In real life, Mulkey has two daughters with the same names. See more »

Goofs

When Patti turns her hand mirror around a crew member with a mustache is briefly reflected in it. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the final credits Patti is shown sitting in bed looking at the Polaroid photo she took of Billy and Eddie. See more »

Connections

Follows Loose Ends (1976) See more »

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If I Ever Get Over You
Written by Doug Maynard
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Raw, honest two-hander
18 February 2006 | by (Mountains of Madness) – See all my reviews

Before there was "In The Company of Men", there was "Patti Rocks". David Burton Morris's raw, honest, perceptive exploration of the open sores that exist between men and women is a neat two-hander. Chris Mulkey and John Jenkins hit the road to visit Patti Rocks, a woman one of the guys has knocked up. Their road trip becomes a fascinating dialog on the way men perceive women and women fail to understand men. The film was slapped with an "X" rating for language originally, but earned an "R" on appeal. These days, you'd probably hear similar chat on an HBO series, so the language is no big deal, but the script is very well written and the resolution is novel. For the saltiest X-rated language these days, look no further than a Max Hardcore video (preferably an uncut Euro version). Happy hunting.


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