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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

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.

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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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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

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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  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$8,319,186, 31 December 2006
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Trivia

The car chase in the video-game Kyle plays at the beginning ends the same way as the actual car chase at the end of the movie. See more »

Goofs

When the duo's car jumps the car between the police cars, the wreckage of a movie camera, which they land on, is clearly visible sliding away in the foreground. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
JB: Ready, Kage?
KG: Ready.
JB: Let's do this. Fatty.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Spoofs Deliverance (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

The Pick Of Destiny
Written by Jack Black and Kyle Gass
Performed by Tenacious D
Tenacious D appears courtesy of Epic Records
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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!!


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