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Beerfest (2006)

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


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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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


$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Right after the last Boots are finished two drops fall out of the U.S. Boot, which should have been a loss. See more »


The beer in the last 'Das Boot' challenge is all clearly CGI (except for Gil; "Landfill II") as the level of the beer does not match the contestants' mouths. See more »


Otto: It was ze greatest beer in all ze vorld!
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Gag Reel is shown See more »


References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »


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Written by Bobby Dall, Bret Michaels, C.C. Deville (as Bruce Anthony Johannesson) and Rikki Rockett
Performed by Poison
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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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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