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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Get Me to the Gig  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$17,570,955 (USA) (4 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's featured in his autobiography "My Bookywook". See more »

Goofs

When Aaron invites Daphne to the Mars Volta concert, Daphne's shirt sleeve (her right) keeps changing.. the hem's kinked up, or is normal.. See more »

Quotes

Aaron Green: [as Sergio is chasing after them in a hotel lobby] This is the longest hallway of all time!
Aldous Snow: It's Kubrickian!
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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

References VH1 Storytellers (1996) See more »

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Cretin Hop
Written by Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone (as Dee Ramone), Tommy Ramone
Performed by Ramones
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Don't even rent this movie, wait for it on TNT
21 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has a handful of funny parts and that's it. Nowhere near as good as Forgetting Sarah Marshall and doesn't make any genuine efforts to tie in the two movies at all. Diddy cannot act. Jonah Hill isn't funny at all in this film and Russell Brand is probably better served as a supporting actor because his comedic routine gets old very fast. The best role comes from Rose Byrne who unfortunately only spends about 15 minutes on screen, the interactions between her and Brand's character as the highlight of the movie and it probably would've been 10x more entertaining had they just focused the film strictly on the relationship of those two odd characters.If you enjoy overacting and simple punchlines, this movie will be right up your alley, otherwise do yourself a favor and save ten bucks.


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