Life is going well for Bob Jones: great job, beautiful loving wife and a baby on the way. Then he finds out that he has kidney cancer that will leave him dead within months. He sets out to videotape his life's acquired wisdom for his child, and ends up on a voyage of self-discovery and reconciliation. Written by
every moment counts
Did You Know?
The poem that Michael Keaton teaches to his son is "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr Seuss. See more
When Bob is at the amusement park & walking down the ramp to get on the roller coaster (which is really Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA), it's obvious he is going the wrong way down the exit ramp rather than using the real entrance. In the next shot, he is shown on the other side of the roller coaster track getting into the coaster. See more
Dying's a really hard way to learn about life.
Movie dedication by Bruce Joel Rubin - In memory of my mother Sondra Rubin See more
Referenced in Jersey Girl
SOME ENCHANTED EVENING
Written by Richard Rodgers
& Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Ezio Pinza
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more