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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Prepare for the ultimate chug of war. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

When Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske are initially being led to the Beerfest arena, the other members of Broken Lizard have cameos. Kevin Heffernan is a German woman putting a human leg through a meat grinder, Jay Chandrasekhar is a blind bearded man being circled by a singing boy on a tricycle, and Steve Lemme appears as a clown-like character sporting a strap-on. See more »

Goofs

During the Beirut match between the U.S. and Germany, after the first German shoots, it shows it going in but you can see a yellow ball bounce on the bottom left of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Jan Wolfhouse: Get bent, Umlaut
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Gag Reel is shown See more »

Connections

References First Blood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Not Afraid
Written by G. Ponticelli and Daniele Torrente (as D. Torrente)
Performed by Doktor Noize DJ
Courtesy of Lovecat Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Downright Funny
27 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Beerfest has got to be the funniest movie of year. It's one of those classic movies you just watch with your buddies and laugh your asses off over and over because some of the scenes just catch you off guard. And trust me if you love drinking and can relate in one way or another to some of these drinking scenes, you'll laugh hella hard. Beerfest isn't trying to beat out other comedic movies rather it brilliantly just let's the humor ride on its own level without force feeding comedy to the audience; naturally funny, laugh so hard you cry typa movie, Beerfest is simply downright hilarious. I totally recommend everyone to go and watch this movie because it's different and it's guaranteed to make you laugh.


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