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Beerfest (2006)

 -  Comedy  -  25 August 2006 (USA)
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Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest, only to stumble upon a secret, centuries-old competition described as a "Fight Club" with beer games.

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Cast

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Todd Wolfhouse / Young Baron Ludwig
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Baron Wolfgang von Wolfhausen (as Juergen Prochnow)
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Helmut
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Aussie Sailor #1
Tom Tate ...
Aussie Sailor #2
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Soup Waiter
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German Producer
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Mr. Schniedelwichsen (as Bjørn Johnson)
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Landfill / Gil / Sausage Lady
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Barry / Blind Sikh
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Fink / Emcee
Collin Thornton ...
Little Boy
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Storyline

After the death of their grandfather Johann von Wolfhause, the brothers Jan and Todd Wolfhouse travel to Munich to fulfill a family tradition, spreading the ashes of Johann during the Oktoberfest. Their contact brings them to a secret beer competition, the Beerfest", where they are offended by Baron Wolfgang von Wolfhausen and the German branch of their family that accuse their great-grandmother of being a prostitute and their grandfather of stealing an old recipe of the best beer in Germany. Jan and Todd returns to USA humiliated and decide to organize a beer team to dispute the next Beerfest. They join Landfill, Barry and Fink and train long the year to participate in the competition. When they find the lost recipe hidden in a dummy, they feel that their German relatives told the truth. But the team is ready for the tough dispute. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Prepare for the ultimate chug of war. See more »

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Rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content, language, nudity and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 August 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bierfest  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,031,228 (USA) (25 August 2006)

Gross:

$19,179,969 (USA) (27 October 2006)
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Trivia

The Australian sailors at Oktoberfest have the ship name "HMAS Wala" on their caps. HMAS Waller is a Royal Australian Navy Collins-class submarine, another of the many submarine-related references in the film. See more »

Goofs

The beer made from the stolen recipe has the color of a pale ale or amber when being drunk the first time out of the keg by the guys. Yet, the same beer presumably served in the green bottles as "Schnitzengiggles" is clearly a golden lager. See more »

Quotes

Barry Badrinath: I was in Thailand playing ping-pong in Ding-Dang. A high stakes game in some opium den. Turns out, these aren't the types of guys who like to lose. When I beat them, they beat me. They worked me over good. And this is hard to say. They held me down and shoved a ping-pong paddle up my ass.
Steve "Fink" Finklestein: Ah geeze Barry! I don't know what I'd do if someone shoved a paddle-handle up my ass!
Barry Badrinath: It wasn't the handle! I've been shitting pancakes ever since!
Great Gam Gam: You and I are not so different, Mr. Badrinath. I've had all ...
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Referenced in Cleanflix (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Have a Drink on Me
Written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson
Performed by AC/DC
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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I just don't understand...
26 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let me start by saying that I loved Super Troopers. Club Dread on the other hand was not one of my favorites. So i was hoping that this would be better than Club Dread but I did not think it could even compare to Super Troopers. But was i wrong. This movie was absolutely hilarious.

I just don't understand why people are giving it terrible reviews. It was the funniest movie I have seen in theatres in a long time(as well as Clerks II). I understand the lack of plot but who says lets go see Beerfest, it will probably be a great epic? I went to see people drink beer, get wasted and do stupid things and thats exactly what I got.

I laughed from the beginning to the end of the movie, there was not a dull moment in the whole thing. And when the American team was competing against the other countries, I was cheering as if i was watching a real professional sport.

So, if you are looking for a good laugh and an all around good time go see Beerfest you will not be disappointed.


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