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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

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In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers -- a magical guitar pick housed in a rock-and-roll museum some 300 miles away.

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Cast

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JB
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KG
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Lee
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Dio
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Open Mic Host
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Lil' JB
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Security Guard
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Security Guard
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Car Chase Cop / Gang Leader
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Satan (as Dave Grohl)
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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

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


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

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22 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dando la nota  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£922,574 (UK) (24 November 2006)

Gross:

$8,319,186 (USA) (29 December 2006)
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Trivia

Until this film, Meat Loaf had not sang in a movie since The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) because he wanted to be accepted in the industry as a serious actor. He even thought that his appearance in "The Pick of Destiny" would "ruin" him, but he took the role of JB's father any way. See more »

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When JB meets KG playing the guitar on the street, JB is holding the guitar first in his hands but in the next shot it's on his back and again in the next shot he's holding the guitar in his hands but in the next shot he has the guitar on his back again. See more »

Quotes

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

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Referenced in Semi-Pro (2008) See more »

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Car Chase City
Written by Jack Black, Kyle Gass, John S. Konesky (as John Konesky),
John Spiker and John King
Performed by Tenacious D
Tenacious D appears courtesy of Epic Records
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Greatest movie ever made
23 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Probably the best comedy in a long time. keeps you laughing nonstop! the acting is good and there are a lot of hilarious cameos such as Ben stiller as the guitar store guy. The plot wasn't as good as i had hoped but the comedy makes up for that. I can only hope for a sequel cause it seems like they can still do so much more. Even though it was 1 hour and 40 minutes long i still wanted more at the end :) also there is a scene after the credits which is actually one of my favorite parts of the movie!! I suggest this to anyone who loves a good comedy and Definitely suggest it to fans of The D or Jack Black. You should buy the album also, the songs are so damn catchy and hilarious, the music on it is Top Notch as well.


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