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Get Him to the Greek (2010)

R | | Comedy, Music | 4 June 2010 (USA)
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A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.

Director:

Nicholas Stoller

Writers:

Nicholas Stoller, Jason Segel (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Russell Brand ... Aldous Snow
Rose Byrne ... Jackie Q
Tyler McKinney Tyler McKinney ... African Child in Video
Zoe Salmon Zoe Salmon ... Zoe Salmon
Lino Facioli ... Naples
Lars Ulrich ... Lars Ulrich
Mario Lopez ... Mario Lopez (as Mario López)
Pink ... Pink
Billy Bush ... Billy Bush
Kurt Loder ... Kurt Loder (as Kurt F. Loder)
Christina Aguilera ... Christina Aguilera
Colm Meaney ... Jonathan Snow
Ray Siegle ... Paparazzo in LA
Chad Cleven ... Paparazzo in LA
Jonathan Chris Lopez Jonathan Chris Lopez ... Paparazzo in LA
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Storyline

English rock star Aldous Snow relapses into drugs and booze after a break up and a disastrous record. In L.A., Aaron Green works for a record company stuck in recession. Aaron's boss gives him a career making task - to bring Aldous from London to L.A. for a concert in 72 hours. That day, Aaron's girlfriend Daphne tells him she wants to finish her medical residency in Seattle. Aaron's sure this ends their relationship. In London, things aren't much better: Aldous delays their departure several times, plies Aaron with vices, and alternates between bad behavior and trenchant observations. Can Aaron moderate Aldous's substance abuse and get him to the Greek? What about Daphne? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Arriving This Summer (Hopefully) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and drug use throughout, and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Get Me to the Gig See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,570,955, 6 June 2010

Gross USA:

$60,974,475

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$91,720,255
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jonah Hill and Carla Gallo have appeared in five films together: Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Get Him to the Greek (2010), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) and Funny People (2009). See more »

Goofs

When Aldous is performing outside on Today, a blue cherry picker behind him has a distinctive Panavision 35mm movie camera and crew members on it. Several shots from the camera are used in the sequence. See more »

Quotes

Aldous Snow: I was watching the news one day and I saw footage about, uh, war, and I think it was Darfur, or Zimbabwe, or Rwanda, or one of 'em, and I thought, 'this isn't right, is it?' And I made some phone calls and it turns out, it isn't.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits role, Aaron Green's hallucination of Sergio's head appears saying, "Go home. Get the fuck out of the theater. The movie's over." See more »

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References 2012 (2009) See more »

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Blind Medicine
Written, Performed and Produced by Lyle Workman
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Aldous Snow. We love you.
16 April 2010 | by WilliamSGSee all my reviews

Oh what a character. If you love Russell Brand, seeing this movie should be a no-brainer for you. His character was the best part of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," and it's the best part of "Get Him to the Greek."

If you enjoyed "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," be aware that Greek is far more outrageous and crude, even to the point of getting past that suspension of disbelief that is the holy barrier of Do-Not-Cross when it comes to these types of movies.

Performances are top-notch (except for an occasionally overacting P. Diddy), and the production values are just tremendous. The "music videos" and occasional cameos are just masterful!

Just be aware - there are a few exceptionally uncomfortable scenes, one of which is a huge misstep, and just very awkward (you'll know when you see it).

Overall, though, a fun movie. No, you'll forget you saw it soon after, but you'll have a rockin' time while you're there.


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