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
During the dance scene at the wedding reception in the very beginning, one of the extras (who dances with a girl in a green dress) looks directly at the camera. At first you think he's looking at Bob but Bob is on the other side of the dancing and not focused on the extra. See more
...kids need to marinate in love...
Movie dedication by Bruce Joel Rubin - In memory of my mother Sondra Rubin See more
Referenced in How to Be a Man
OVERTURE TO WILLIAM TELL
Written by Gioachino Rossini
Performed by the New York Philharmonic
Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Courtesy of Sony Classical See more