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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  14 August 2009 (USA)
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Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

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In a desperate attempt to save his rapidly failing used car dealership, Ben Selleck hires a crack team of "car mercenaries" to ramp up sales during the Fourth of July weekend. Led by the fast-talking, foul-mouthed, self-assured Don "The Goods" Ready, the group has three days to sell over 200 cars. But as Don undertakes his newest mission, and quickly falls for the boss's daughter Ivy, he realizes he'll have to trust more than his cars and his crafty skills in deceit to make a success out of the daunting weekend. Written by The Massie Twins

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, pervasive language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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$5,642,137 (USA) (14 August 2009)

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$15,102,127 (USA) (25 September 2009)
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Trivia

Kathryn Hahn also had a love interest with a man child in Step Brothers (2008). See more »

Goofs

While trying to convince "Paxton Harding" to purchase a vehicle, "Don Ready" suggests he take his band on a tour of the Florida Panhandle. The first city he mentions in Gainesville, which is located North Florida, not the Panhandle. See more »

Quotes

Don Ready: I'm Don "The Goods" Ready. Everyone here told you their story, here's mine... I have hair on my balls and I sell cars. The end.
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After the credits there is a scene with Don Ready and Ivy Selleck set to music. See more »

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References Pimp My Ride (2004) See more »

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Let's Make a Baby
Written by Adam McKay, Erica Weis & Orr Rebhun (as Orr Ravhon)
Performed by Jason Joseph and The RavTones
Courtesy of RavTones Records
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It has funny characters and some laughable moments
27 June 2012 | by (Porto, Portugal) – See all my reviews

It's a nice comedy about the sell car business. It has a lot of sexual jokes that wouldn't be expected in a film about selling cars but in fact a great part of the fun came from them… Some characters are priceless! The ten years old boy in a body of a thirty man is one of them; the guy that have had many women but never made love none of them is another one; the DJ that never plays what is asked for; the old veteran guy; the "Japanese guy" that in fact is Korean; and of course the main one DON READY (played by Jeremy Piven): the guy that would even sell his mother! So, in my point of view, this film is good for the mentioned characters, some laughable jokes and some ironic criticism to the "world of sales", especially the one related to the car business; because plot's development is pretty average and the end is the one expected. Score it 6/10.


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