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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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Nicholas Stoller

Writers:

Nicholas Stoller, Jason Segel (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Russell Brand ... Aldous Snow
Rose Byrne ... Jackie Q
Tyler McKinney Tyler McKinney ... African Child in Video
Zoe Salmon Zoe Salmon ... Zoe Salmon
Lino Facioli ... Naples
Lars Ulrich ... Lars Ulrich
Mario Lopez ... Mario Lopez (as Mario López)
Pink ... Pink
Billy Bush ... Billy Bush
Kurt Loder ... Kurt Loder (as Kurt F. Loder)
Christina Aguilera ... Christina Aguilera
Colm Meaney ... Jonathan Snow
Ray Siegle ... Paparazzo in LA
Chad Cleven ... Paparazzo in LA
Jonathan Chris Lopez 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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Arriving This Summer (Hopefully) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Get Me to the Gig See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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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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Runtime:

| (unrated)

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SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During the airport check-in scene a bowl of M&Ms is clearly visible on the desk. This is a reference to Van Halen. For their 1982 world tour, the last line of band's performance rider specified a bowl of M&Ms, with all of the brown ones removed, in the dressing room. It was a way to make sure that the rider had been followed. If brown M&Ms were present, the band could call off the gig. According to Snopes.com, the band saw brown M&Ms in the dressing room at one Colorado arena. David Lee Roth admitted trashing the dressing room, causing $12,000 worth of damage. Because the rider wasn't followed completely, the stage set sank through the arena floor, causing $80,000 worth of damage. See more »

Goofs

In both the Today Show segment and the concert at the Greek, the film crew's Steadicam (veteran operator Chris Haarhoff) with Panaflex on board can be clearly seen shooting from the crowd. See more »

Quotes

Aaron Green: Don't be a bitch dude, Let me get my smoke on.
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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 »

Connections

Featured in StuTV: Get Him to the Greek (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

African Child (Trapped In Me)
Written by Mike Viola
Performed by Infant Sorrow
Vocal by Russell Brand
Produced by Lyle Workman
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A Hilarious Spin-off
21 April 2010 | by desiplayaSee 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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