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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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Jay Chandrasekhar

Writers:

Jay Chandrasekhar (as Broken Lizard), Kevin Heffernan (as Broken Lizard) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
M.C. Gainey ... Priest
Paul Soter ... Jan Wolfhouse
Erik Stolhanske ... Todd Wolfhouse / Young Baron Ludwig
Cloris Leachman ... Great Gam Gam
Jürgen Prochnow ... Baron Wolfgang von Wolfhausen (as Juergen Prochnow)
Cameron Scher ... Helmut
Owain Yeoman ... Aussie Sailor #1
Tom Tate ... Aussie Sailor #2
Allan Graf ... Soup Waiter
Chris Moss ... German Producer
Bjorn Johnson ... Mr. Schniedelwichsen (as Bjørn Johnson)
Kevin Heffernan ... Landfill / Gil / Sausage Lady
Jay Chandrasekhar ... Barry / Blind Sikh
Steve Lemme ... Fink / Emcee
Collin Thornton 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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Genres:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

David Hasselhoff was the filmmakers' first choice for Baron von Wolfhausen. See more »

Goofs

One of the English drinking team is clearly copying an Australian accent and sounds nothing like any accent from England. See more »

Quotes

Landfill: Who's Barry Badrinath? Who's Barry Badrinath? Who's Barry Badrinath? Who's Barry Badrinath? Who's Barry Badrinath? Who's Barry Badrinath? Who's Barry Badrinath?
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures logos are on the side of a beer glass. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the UK cinema version Warner Bros. chose to remove a scene of sexualized asphyxiation in order to achieve the requested '15' rating. The scene was restored to the UK DVD and the rating raised to an '18'. See more »


Soundtracks

Ca Plane pour Moi
Written by Yves Lacomblez (as Yves Maurice Lacomblez) and Lou De Prijck
Performed by Plastic Bertrand
Courtesy of AMC Records Belgium
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User Reviews

 
this movie is brilliant and the humor is up my ally
12 December 2006 | by TheGOLDENWALRUSSee all my reviews

The title itself was enough for me NOT to see the movie. I was thinking it was going to be another movie that goes nowhere with a stupid plot. Well guess what, that's exactly what this movie did but it had original writing.

The plot of the movie consist of Americans trying to get prepared to beat the Germans in drinking beer. Pretty stupid sounding isn't it? This movie was up my ally in jokes such as laying naked next to a deer with bite marks on its neck and saying the words, "Not again!" That part alone made me laugh for a few minutes.

Give this movie a shot if you like offbeat and stupid humor. You will not know what to expect in this film. This makes my top five list of funniest comedies of the year!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

25 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beerfest See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,031,228, 27 August 2006

Gross USA:

$19,185,184

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,387,597
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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