6.8/10
92,213
203 user 124 critic

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

Trailer
1:44 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum.

Director:

Reviews
Popularity
4,007 ( 30)
2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The Complete Master Works 2 is a video album by American comedy rock band Tenacious D. It features footage from the band's performances in Seattle, Washington on February 16 and 17, 2007, ... See full summary »

Directors: Wayne Isham, Drew Hancock, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Michael Keaton
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.

Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Tenacious D
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.

Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: Jack Black, Yasiin Bey, Danny Glover
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Director: Ben Stiller
Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
JB
...
KG
...
Lee
...
Dio
...
...
...
Security Guard
...
Security Guard
...
Car Chase Cop / Gang Leader
...
...
...
...
Guitar Center Guy
...
Girl
Brittany Eldridge ...
Edit

Storyline

This is the story of a friendship that changes the course of rock history forever, of the fateful collision of minds between JB and KG that led to the creation of the precedent-shattering band Tenacious D, and of the two heroes' quest to find the fabled Guitar Pick Of Destiny... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

An epic quest. A magical guitar pick. A chance to put the D in Destiny. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

22 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dando la nota  »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,234,879, 24 November 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,319,186, 31 December 2006
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Being named after a native tribe, there are five towns in the US called Kickapoo in Louisiana, Kansas, Indiana, Wisconsin and Illinois, and 5 townships named Kickapoo in Louisiana, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma and North Dakota, however the Missouri town depicted in the film is considered to be a fictional one. See more »

Goofs

When young JB leaves home and a map is shown with an animated line following his travels, the town "Charlotte" appears on the map twice, in both North Carolina and South Carolina. There is no Charlotte, South Carolina, the place marked on the map as "Charlotte" in SC is about where Greenville, SC should be. All other towns marked on the map of the country are correct. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
JB: Ready, Kage?
KG: Ready.
JB: Let's do this. Fatty.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Sasquatch Researcher............John C. Reilly See more »

Connections

References The Sifl & Olly Show (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Title Music From 'A Clockwork Orange'
(from Henry Purcell's 'Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary')
Written by Wendy Carlos and Rachel Elkind
Performed by Wendy Carlos
by arrangement with Serendip LLC
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Tenacious D preview
7 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I was able to see a preview of this movie through UCLA's pre-screening program, and let me tell you: THIS MOVIE IS UNBELIEVABLY GOOD!!!! I have seen many movies, but few have made me laugh so sincerely or talk about the movie afterward as much as this one. I had a decent respect for Tenacious D before seeing the movie, and now I am MAD about them. I will most definitely buy their album when it is released on the 14th and will see this movie again.

If you were on the fence about seeing this movie, GET OFF AND GO SEE IT!! It is worth the extremely expensive price of movie tickets these days, as you will surely bust a nut laughing during the whole thing.

Aside from the comedy, the glorious and divine music that flows from KG's guitar and JB's voice is awe inspiring. The audience is left in a stupor that such beautiful harmonies and amazing riffs can be created in conjunction with such ridiculous (and hilarious) lyrics. If for nothing other than the music itself, this movie is worth the price of admission.

With a wonderfully coherent storyline tying in almost all aspects of the traditional "D" history and hallmarks, great new songs, hilarious comedy, and some pretty awesome cameos, this movie ranks up there with the best! Go see it!!


111 of 163 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 203 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page