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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

Russell Brand nearly chipped a tooth while filming 'The Clap' performance scene. See more »

Goofs

At the first club, when Aaron and a woman are having sex in a stall, the toilet paper disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Limousine Driver in London: Would you like me to take the Chiswick roundabout through Hounslow and Staines?
Aaron Green: What is this, fucking Middle Earth? Just take us to the airport, okay.
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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 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.63 (2010) See more »

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Stop Drop and Roll
Written by Green Day (as Foxboro Hot Tubs)
Performed by Green Day (as Foxboro Hot Tubs)
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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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