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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.

Director:

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

An epic quest. A magical guitar pick. A chance to put the D in Destiny. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The car chase was filmed in and around downtown Long Beach, California. Major portions were shot on Shoreline Drive and the Queensway Bridge, where the final showdown in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) takes place. See more »

Goofs

When KG and JB are driving, especially during the chase scene, it is very obvious that the car is on a trailer and being towed and not actually being driven. When the background shows that the car is pulling over to the curb, or turning, the wheel stays straight and does not rotate. See more »

Quotes

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

There is a post-credits scene. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Red Dead Redemption (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Know
Written by Kyle Gass, JR Reed (as Jason Reed), John S. Konesky (as John Konesky) and John Spiker
Performed by Trainwreck
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User Reviews

 
A really good movie but still I'm disappointed!
29 January 2007 | by gregory6689See all my reviews

When I first heard that Jack Black and Kyle Gass would make a movie about their band I was freaking out! I love their music and I hoped that this movie would be really funny! Now that I have watched it I can't really say that these hopes weren't satisfied but I think I expected more. The movie is full of Tenacious D's great music and I really loved listening to all of it. There are a lot of great jokes and I just love the story, at least the first bit. I don't like the way the movie ends. The ending is very abrupt and in my opinion they could have extended that a bit more.

Overall I think it is a good movie to watch! Everyone who likes rock music should watch it! It'll give you a good laugh!


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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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DTS | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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