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Get Him to the Greek (2010)

R | | Comedy, Music | 4 June 2010 (USA)
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A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.

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Storyline

English rock star Aldous Snow relapses into drugs and booze after a break up and a disastrous record. In L.A., Aaron Green works for a record company stuck in recession. Aaron's boss gives him a career making task - to bring Aldous from London to L.A. for a concert in 72 hours. That day, Aaron's girlfriend Daphne tells him she wants to finish her medical residency in Seattle. Aaron's sure this ends their relationship. In London, things aren't much better: Aldous delays their departure several times, plies Aaron with vices, and alternates between bad behavior and trenchant observations. Can Aaron moderate Aldous's substance abuse and get him to the Greek? What about Daphne? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Arriving This Summer (Hopefully) See more »

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Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and drug use throughout, and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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4 June 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Get Me to the Gig  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,570,955, 6 June 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$60,974,475

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$91,261,479
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Emily Blunt was announced for the role of Jackie Q, but had to pull out. See more »

Goofs

When Aldous enters Aaron's house for the threesome, a boom mic is reflected in the glass of the door. See more »

Quotes

Aldous Snow: [as he is watching TV] Didn't I have sex with her once?
[Aldous sees Sarah Marshall on TV]
Aldous Snow: Yeah, I did.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits role, Aaron Green's hallucination of Sergio's head appears saying, "Go home. Get the fuck out of the theater. The movie's over." See more »

Connections

Referenced in America's Next Great Restaurant: Episode #1.6 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Farouq
Written by Richard 'Blue' Mitchel
Performed by Charlie Rouse Quintet
Courtesy of Concord Music Group
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Surprisingly Outstanding
5 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

Many people won't get this movie, because it moves so quickly from extreme comedy to near tragedy, but that's the whole point of the film. Russell Brand is near genius in his portrayal of an out-of-control rock star has been, and Jonah Hill, for once, plays the low-key straight man. Another standout is Sean Combs as an over-the-top music exec. My husband and I saw this on a date, and we both loved it. Granted, it has plenty of profanity and some gross-out moments, but I felt all of those contributed to the message of the movie, which was about the extreme nature of the rock and roll lifestyle. Funny, poignant, and ultimately a feel-good story about friendship and forgiveness--and rock and roll!


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