4.8/10
837
7 user 8 critic

The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)

Trailer
2:25 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.

Director:

Patrick Sisam

Writers:

Patrick Sisam (screenplay), Rick Velleu (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The $cheme (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

Greed, lust and blackmail fuel the escapades of three down-and-out friends.

Director: Marcus Gautesen
Stars: Nathan Anderson, Brian Hooks, Andie Falconi
Final Target (2009)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A Special Ops agent squares off against an extremist planning a large-scale suicide bomb and the CIA agent who tried to have her killed.

Director: Manop Udomdej
Stars: Jacqueline Apitananon, Libby Brien, Kessarin Ektawatkul
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Katherine Sullivan, an acute agoraphobic, witnesses the murder of her husband and speaks with the investigating detective. Then both the body and the detective disappear. Katherine hires ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Lynch
Stars: Bo Derek, Stephen Shellen, Wayne Rogers
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel has just gone bust, and everything goes out of control.

Director: Júlíus Kemp
Stars: Pihla Viitala, Nae, Terence Anderson
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A fateful encounter sends a man on a journey that makes him question the role of coincidence and fate in his life.

Director: James Choi
Stars: Sasha Daniel, Keith Neagle, Scott Woelfel
Kill Speed (2010)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Best friends fly home-built, high-tech planes to deliver drugs from Mexico to California in order to fund their Hollywood life-style.

Director: Kim Bass
Stars: Andrew Keegan, Brandon Quinn, Natalia Cigliuti
S&man (2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

S&MAN begins with footage from Michael Powell's exploration of voyeurism, "Peeping Tom." Director JT Petty uses this footage as a starting point to examine the classic comparison between ... See full summary »

Director: J.T. Petty
Stars: Elizabeth Cartier, Carol J. Clover, Debbie D
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A commitment-phobe and a New Ager buddy-up to win over the women of their respective dreams.

Director: Daina Reid
Stars: Brendan Cowell, Peter Dinklage, Yvonne Strahovski
The Riverman (TV Movie 2004)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.

Director: Bill Eagles
Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Sam Jaeger, Sarah Manninen
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Jaglom
Stars: Victoria Foyt, Viveca Lindfors, Jon Robin Baitz
Drama | Thriller | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A western centered on a woman trying to bring her outlaw lover home for his burial.

Director: Tiller Russell
Stars: Dwight Yoakam, Lizzy Caplan, Jon Foster
iGirlfriend (2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A teen comedy about a nerdy teenager who creates an iPhone app to be his girlfriend. When she miraculously comes to life, things go hilariously wrong, and she tries to kill him.

Director: Scott Coones
Stars: Dalton Edward Phillips, Tony Vespe, Kelsey Pribilski
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Arnold ... Ron Rocket
Armando Acevedo Armando Acevedo ... Mexican Caddie
Holland Hayes Holland Hayes ... Golfer #1
Karl Anthony ... Golfer #2
Jimmy Fallon ... Christopher Rocket
Chase Ellison ... Young Christopher Rocket
Sharon Stone ... Jane Rocket
Lucy Liu ... Anne
Susanne Kreitman Taylor ... Claire (as Susanne K. Taylor)
John Connon ... Mark
Gary Moss Gary Moss ... Round Man
Bree Turner ... Sandi
Gail Golden ... Perky Woman
Ethan S. Smith ... Rental Car Guy (as Ethan Smith)
Peggy Sheffield Peggy Sheffield ... Nurse
Edit

Storyline

Christopher Rocket is a man devoted to his work but unable to commit to his girlfriend Anne or anything else in his personal life. He returns to his hometown after his estranged father Tom Rocket suffers a stroke. Jane Rocket, his mother, is a central figure in his dysfunctional past. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eliot Rockett See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Something Smelly That Way Went (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Come Blow Your Horn
Written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Performed by Sharon Stone
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I want to see this movie a third time!
9 December 2008 | by linkmagnumSee all my reviews

I saw this movie at Sundance and thought it was totally compelling (particularly Sharon Stone as the unhinged mom) and found many scenes profoundly reminded me of my own dysfunctional family. I caught myself laughing out loud a number of times, especially at Tony Hale - you know, buster from Arrested Development. I did find, however, the film seemed a little long and somehow unfinished - like a couple of other movies I saw at the festival which, I assume, is quite common. Imagine my surprise, when I recently heard from a friend that the movie had been shortened by the director and he was having a small screening of the new version. Wow - I thought this movie was good the first time I saw it, so I couldn't believe how much better it was the second time. Jimmy Fallon and Lucy Liu are fantastic together and the whole movie is smart, funny, moving and totally satisfying. I hope I can see it for a third time in theaters. You should see it too! LM


10 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed