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Beerfest (2006)

R | | Comedy | 25 August 2006 (USA)
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Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest, only to stumble upon a secret, centuries-old competition described as a "Fight Club" with beer games.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Priest
... Jan Wolfhouse
... Todd Wolfhouse / Young Baron Ludwig
... Great Gam Gam
... Baron Wolfgang von Wolfhausen (as Juergen Prochnow)
... Helmut
... Aussie Sailor #1
Tom Tate ... Aussie Sailor #2
... Soup Waiter
... German Producer
... Mr. Schniedelwichsen (as Bjørn Johnson)
... Landfill / Gil / Sausage Lady
... Barry / Blind Sikh
... Fink / Emcee
Collin Thornton ... Little Boy
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Storyline

After the death of their grandfather Johann von Wolfhause, the brothers Jan and Todd Wolfhouse travel to Munich to fulfill a family tradition, spreading the ashes of Johann during the Oktoberfest. Their contact brings them to a secret beer competition, the Beerfest", where they are offended by Baron Wolfgang von Wolfhausen and the German branch of their family that accuse their great-grandmother of being a prostitute and their grandfather of stealing an old recipe of the best beer in Germany. Jan and Todd returns to USA humiliated and decide to organize a beer team to dispute the next Beerfest. They join Landfill, Barry and Fink and train long the year to participate in the competition. When they find the lost recipe hidden in a dummy, they feel that their German relatives told the truth. But the team is ready for the tough dispute. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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From the comic geniuses who brought you the phenomenon "Super Troopers". See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content, language, nudity and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 August 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,031,228, 27 August 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,185,184

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,387,597
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Trivia

The Swedish drinking song that is heard at Oktoberfest right after the Australian sailors has sung theirs is called "Helan går". It is a song traditionally sung before indulging a small glass of akvavit. See more »

Goofs

The first night in the "Training Room", sunlight is shining through the slats at 2:00 am. See more »

Quotes

Todd Wolfhouse: Steve's got the eye of the Jew.
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Crazy Credits

There is a disclaimer in the opening credits: "If you attempt to drink the amount of beer the characters do in this film, YOU WILL DIE." See more »

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References The Young and the Restless (1973) See more »

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Have a Drink on Me
Written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson
Performed by AC/DC
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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I just don't understand...
26 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Let me start by saying that I loved Super Troopers. Club Dread on the other hand was not one of my favorites. So i was hoping that this would be better than Club Dread but I did not think it could even compare to Super Troopers. But was i wrong. This movie was absolutely hilarious.

I just don't understand why people are giving it terrible reviews. It was the funniest movie I have seen in theatres in a long time(as well as Clerks II). I understand the lack of plot but who says lets go see Beerfest, it will probably be a great epic? I went to see people drink beer, get wasted and do stupid things and thats exactly what I got.

I laughed from the beginning to the end of the movie, there was not a dull moment in the whole thing. And when the American team was competing against the other countries, I was cheering as if i was watching a real professional sport.

So, if you are looking for a good laugh and an all around good time go see Beerfest you will not be disappointed.


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