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The Internship (2013)

PG-13  |   |  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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Eight years ago, they crashed weddings. Now, they're about to crash the system. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

7 June 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aprendices fuera de línea  »

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Box Office


$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Nicky Campbell refers to the Terminator series: The Terminator (1984), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), Terminator Salvation (2009). See more »


In his first class with Dana, Nick suggests that "the default editor in Ubuntu should be changed from vi to emacs". The default editor in Ubuntu is, and was at the time of release of the film, Nano, not vi. See more »


[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 »


References The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) See more »


Flashdance... What A Feeling
Written by Keith Forsey, Irene Cara and Giorgio Moroder
Performed by Irene Cara
Courtesy of Cleopatra Records / San Juan Music Group
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User Reviews

I could not stay awake
17 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can not believe these two actors ( who I'm fond of) would lower themselves to be in this, at best Karate Kid movie. I feel ashamed for them and for anybody who rates it above a 3. Talk about rehash and lowering the bar for the general public? Next time they make a movie together I'll bring a barf bag. And a pillow. And a 5 year old. And an Ipod. Cell Phone. Decent book. Relatives pictures. For the sake of producing 10 lines I have to note that I did enjoy Wedding crashers. And I like Vince in nearly everything. Owen gave this movie about 1/2 of his all. I paid 12 bucks for the ticket at the shore. I'd really like my money back.

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