The Rocker

The Rocker

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  • Type: Movie
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Musician Robert 'Fish' Fishman is fired from Vesuvius, a fictional '80s hair band, before they become famous. The movie follows him as he gets a second chance at fame when he joins the garage band of his nephew Matt. His love interest is the mother of the band's guitarist, Curtis. Pete Best, a former member of The Beatles who suffered a similar fate, has a cameo role in the film as himself.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these television series...

Friends

This Television Series is referred to by The Rocker
A fan of A.D.D. wears a T-shirt professing her love for Matt. Matt is nervous to talk to her, and makes the suggestion that the T-shirt means Matt LeBlanc from TVs The Friends.
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Full House

This Television Series is referred to by The Rocker
A.D.D. refuses to get rid of "Fish" as their drummer, saying that the band is a family. The agent, David Marshall, scoffs at this, asking, "What is this, Full House?"
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It shows these video games...

Rock Band
part of Rock Band

This Video Game is shown on The Rocker
This game is showed being played on multiple occasions in the movie.
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It plays these songs...

The Final Countdown
performed by Europe

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  • Type: Song
This Song is played in The Rocker
This song plays when Fish announces, in the cafeteria at work, that he and his band will be playing a free concert, as the opening act for Vesuvius.

It refers to these songs...

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Reacher

The Wreckers
performed by Rush

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  • Type: Song

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