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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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Arriving This Summer (Hopefully) See more »

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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,569,556 (UK) (25 June 2010)

Gross:

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

A 4.0 earthquake occurred during the filming of a scene between Aaron and Daphne. The quake and Jonah Hill's startled reaction were captured in the take and included in the DVD's gag reel. See more »

Goofs

When they are in Las Vegas, the view out the window clearly shows the circular hotel tower of the old Sands hotel and casino, which was imploded in 1996, despite the fact that the film obviously takes place in 2009. See more »

Quotes

Aldous Snow: Doesn't it make sense that we should stay here and possibly have the time of your life?
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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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References MTV News (1981) See more »

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Licky (Work It Out) (Hervé Radio Edit)
Written by Larry Tee (as Lawrence Thom), Princess Superstar (as Concetta Kirschner)
Performed by Larry Tee and Princess Superstar
Courtesy of Ultra Records, Inc./Love Machine Music, Inc.
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20 September 2010 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Appalling!

This is the only word I can use to describe this "film"

THTTG is advertised as a comedy, but watching it was a very depressing experience. Sometimes, I have the impression that I as born in another planet in a far away galaxy because I cannot understand what passes as comedy these days. There are no funny moments in the film, the characters are all losers with no redeeming qualities and after a while one does not care about them any more. There is no sympathy nor empathy for these guys.

A movie lacking a smart and funny script such as THTTG resorts to bathroom "jokes" and raunchiness, etc. to keep peoples' attentions. And that is all this film is all about. A succession of depressing examples of lowbrow humor and situations involving bodily functions...

Can't those guys come up with something a little more creative than vomiting, dildos, situations involving one's lower parts of the digestive tract? What next? What is going to be the next great idea of these guys to "entertain" the audiences: a graphic display of diarrhea, a person with cholera? Who nows...

For me this was the last time I'ever watch one of these post-modern comedies.


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