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The Internship (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  7 June 2013 (USA)
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Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.

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Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) are salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital world. Trying to prove they are not obsolete, they defy the odds by talking their way into a coveted internship at Google, along with a battalion of brilliant college students. But, gaining entrance to this utopia is only half the battle. Now they must compete with a group of the nation's most elite, tech-savvy geniuses to prove that necessity really is the mother of re-invention. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, some crude humor, partying and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,325,307 (USA) (7 June 2013)

Gross:

$44,665,963 (USA) (6 September 2013)
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Trivia

Jeremy Hoffman, a software engineer for Google, wrote an article to clarify the portrayal of Google's staff and practices are inaccurate and that the company had little to no involvement other than lending the use of the brand. See more »

Goofs

At the restaurant at the beginning of the film, the watch case disappears from the table when Billy and Nick hear that their company is closed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nick Campbell: What the shit is this? Why is this on the get psyched mix?
Billy McMahon: Because I gotta throw you a curve-ball every now and again, or you get bored, and the mix doesn't have its intended effect.
Nick Campbell: No, I want to get rev'd up, and this song's not doing it.
Billy McMahon: Oh, really? I defy you to crush this chorus and not get psyched.
Nick Campbell: Not gonna happen.
Billy McMahon: Don't ya think?
[cranks up the volume and Nick actually starts singing along]
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Crazy Credits

The first half of the ending credits incorporates Google's products such as Google Drive, Translate, Google+, Hangouts, Photos, and YouTube. Following the "Lost Cosplay Video", the credits revert to a regular format using the Google logo font. See more »

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References Fantastic Voyage (1966) See more »

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Written by Eric Goldman (as Eric Peter Goldman) and Brandon Crenshaw
Performed by Electrolightz
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Google Infomercial...that runs too long!
18 September 2013 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

To be perfectly honest, I really like Google, it's not that I am against the brand or anything, and I even think their marketing campaigns are very intricate and subtle...and that's exactly why I hated this movie, it's not subtle at all.

The Internship, to sum things up, it's one of the longest infomercials I've seen in my entire life, and badly enough is also really boring at that; the actors do their best to make it look like an actual movie, they even succeed in the first 15 minutes of the film, but it's when Google takes the whole screen that everything goes down the drain...they even go in the "Google AdWords just saved an entire franchise" direction...

I think this is just a waste of time, if I wanted information about Google Drive, Gmail or Google Wallet I could have googled it right? I mean, there are youtube videos about those products, and there's a reason why people don't just waste their spare time watching those videos...well, now Google charged us to do it...

Oh and by the way, as a comedy it sucks big time, I did not laugh even once...


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