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Get Him to the Greek (2010)

 -  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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Aaron Green has 72 hours to get a Rock Star from London to L.A. Pray for him. See more »

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Comedy | Music

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

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4 June 2010 (USA)  »

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Get Me to the Gig  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,569,556 (UK) (25 June 2010)

Gross:

$60,923,325 (USA) (6 August 2010)
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Trivia

The photo Aldous pulls out of himself as a young, chubby boy is an actual photo of Russell Brand as a child. It features in his autobiography "My Bookywook". See more »

Goofs

The night of his concert at The Greek, Aldous suffers a compound fracture in his left arm where bones are sticking out of his skin. At the Storytellers concert six months later, he has no visible scars on his arm. See more »

Quotes

Pharrell Williams: How do I look?
Sergio Roma: Man, lose the pink. It's not gangster.
Pharrell Williams: That's your problem. Everything is gangster with you.
Sergio Roma: The name of the song is "I'm Gangsta!"
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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 »

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Featured in 2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) See more »

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Strict Machine
Written by Alison Goldfrapp, Will Gregory (as William Owen Gregory), Nick Batt
Performed by Goldfrapp
Courtesy of Mute Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Completely Ridiculous... and Awesome!
10 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was great. I expected considering how much I enjoyed Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and how much I enjoy Jonah Hill in general. I was not disappointed. The only reason that I did not give this movie a higher rating was because it was so ridiculous and unbelievable. I could not stop laughing out loud in the theater and neither could the rest of the audience (which was decent sized for a mid week night time showing after release). If you do not like drinking, drugs, and sex than I would recommend that you do not even come close to this one. It is above the top in all three of those aspects. You may be offended by some things, but that is the whole point of the movie... enjoy it. See it soon, I foresee this one growing in popularity as word of mouth spreads. 8/10.


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