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Get Him to the Greek (2010)

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A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Aldous Snow
... Jackie Q
Tyler McKinney ... African Child in Video
Zoe Salmon ... Zoe Salmon
... Naples
... Lars Ulrich
... Mario Lopez (as Mario López)
... Pink
... Billy Bush
... Kurt Loder (as Kurt F. Loder)
... Christina Aguilera
... Jonathan Snow
... Paparazzo in LA
... Paparazzo in LA
Jonathan Chris Lopez ... Paparazzo in LA
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Storyline

English rock star Aldous Snow relapses into drugs and booze after a break up and a disastrous record. In L.A., Aaron Green works for a record company stuck in recession. Aaron's boss gives him a career making task - to bring Aldous from London to L.A. for a concert in 72 hours. That day, Aaron's girlfriend Daphne tells him she wants to finish her medical residency in Seattle. Aaron's sure this ends their relationship. In London, things aren't much better: Aldous delays their departure several times, plies Aaron with vices, and alternates between bad behavior and trenchant observations. Can Aaron moderate Aldous's substance abuse and get him to the Greek? What about Daphne? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Aaron Green has 72 hours to get a Rock Star from London to L.A. Pray for him. See more »


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

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4 June 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Get Me to the Gig  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,570,955, 6 June 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$60,974,475

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$91,261,479
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Trivia

A 4.0 earthquake occurred during the filming of a scene between Aaron and Daphne. The quake and Jonah Hill's startled reaction were captured in the take and included in the DVD's gag reel. See more »

Goofs

Aaron and Aldous are seen flying from London to New York using Stansted Airport (it is not identified in the movie). Stansted has no passenger services to any American city, but it is logistically much easier to use as a filming location than either Heathrow or Gatwick. See more »

Quotes

Aldous Snow: [Lars Ulrich enters scene] Oh, Enter Sandman.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits role, Aaron Green's hallucination of Sergio's head appears saying, "Go home. Get the fuck out of the theater. The movie's over." See more »

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References The One Show (2006) See more »

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Personality Crisis
Written by David Johansen, Johnny Thunders
Performed by New York Dolls
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A Hilarious Spin-off
21 April 2010 | by See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see this movie tonight as an advanced screening at my school.

It is the funniest movie of the year so far and I think it will be a sleeper hit like The Hangover was last year. I loved Russel Brand's character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, but I was bit hesitant to see an entire movie based around the character. If you feel the same way as I did, stop! This was an excellent spin off with a great cast. If you love movies like Superbad and The Hangover, you will not be disappointed with this. Although, don't go in expecting another Forgetting Sarah Marshall, which is more of a romantic comedy. This is just 108 minutes (approx) of pure fun and a lot of crude humor.

Russel Brand, Jonah Hill, and Diddy are flat out hilarious. I'll go far as to say that Diddy's character Sergio is to this movie as Russell Brand's Aldous Snow was to Forgetting Sarah Marshall. There are a lot of hilarious lines throughout the movie and a couple of awesome cameos.

I haven't laughed as much as I did tonight since I first saw The Hangover last year. If you love comedies, then don't miss this! I highly recommend it.

9/10


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