The Year of Getting to Know Us

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The Year of Getting to Know Us
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Patrick Sisam
Produced by Kia Jam
Written by Patrick Sisam
Rick Velleu
Starring Tom Arnold
Sharon Stone
Jimmy Fallon
Lucy Liu
Music by John Swihart
Distributed by Capitol Films
Release date
  • January 24, 2008 (2008-01-24) (Sundance Film Festival)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Year of Getting to Know Us is a comedy drama film directed by Patrick Sisam and starring Tom Arnold, Jimmy Fallon, Lucy Liu and Sharon Stone. It premiered at 24 January 2008 at the Sundance Film Festival.[1]


Christopher Rocket is a man loyal to his work but unable to fulfill his girlfriend Anne or anything else in his personal life. He came back to his homeland after his estranged father Tom Rocket suffers a stroke. Jane Rocket, his mother, is a central figure in his dysfunctional past.



The film was not very well received by film critics, resulting in mostly negative reviews, with Rotten Tomatoes giving it an 18% "Rotten" rating.[2]


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