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Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006)

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (original title)
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To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum.

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Liam Lynch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Black ... JB
Kyle Gass ... KG
JR Reed ... Lee
Ronnie James Dio ... Dio
Paul F. Tompkins ... Open Mic Host
Troy Gentile ... Lil' JB
Ned Bellamy ... Security Guard
Fred Armisen ... Security Guard
Kirk Ward ... Car Chase Cop / Gang Leader
Amy Poehler ... Truck Stop Waitress
Tim Robbins ... The Stranger
Dave Grohl ... Satan
Ben Stiller ... Guitar Center Guy
Lara Everly ... Girl
Brittany Eldridge Brittany Eldridge ... Girl
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Storyline

This is the story of a friendship that changes the course of rock history forever, of the fateful collision of minds between JB and KG that led to the creation of the precedent-shattering band Tenacious D, and of the two heroes' quest to find the fabled Guitar Pick Of Destiny... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for pervasive language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,110,000, 26 November 2006

Gross USA:

$8,334,575

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,939,963
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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The scene with JB sleeping, on a bench near the beach, then being attacked by a gang of pin-striped hooligans is a direct homage to the "Droogs" in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (1971). See more »

Goofs

The "pick of destiny" is said to have disappeared for centuries, only to turn up in the hands of Robert Johnson at the turn of the century in the American South. However, Robert Johnson did not play the guitar using a pick - he plucked the strings with his fingertips. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
JB: Ready, Kage?
KG: Ready.
JB: Let's do this. Fatty.
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Crazy Credits

Sasquatch Researcher............John C. Reilly See more »

Connections

References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Won't Get Fooled Again
Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
Courtesy of Geffen Records / Polydor Ltd. (UK)
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Lets Say the Best Movie ever
22 November 2006 | by KyoshirroSee all my reviews

OK The Thing Is here that The was the best movie EVER and who ever says that it isn't then they are stupid. All though I do agree that If you've seen the HBO special then This isn't nothing new. But the thing is They don't show the Specials ever and more people listen to the D now so they made a movie witch was way more organized and better so people would under stand.

Plus the new album is like 10 times better then the Old one. Just because there are more songs LIKE SONGS in this one in the old one there where like 3 or 4 that were like "SONGS" like Tribute wonder boy Double-Team and City Hall. Still an awesome album ALL IN ALL THAT MOVING FLIPPING ROCKED


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