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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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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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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The photo Aldous pulls out of himself as a young, chubby boy is an actual photo of Russell Brand as a child. It's featured in his autobiography "My Bookywook". See more »

Goofs

When Aaron is at the hospital asking Daphne to get coffee, some X-rays are in the background. The lower one (chest X-ray, lateral view) is upside down. See more »

Quotes

Sergio Roma: [intense] Time to get our mind-fuck 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 »

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References Catwoman (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Ring 'Round
Written by Inara George, Greg Kurstin
Performed by Rose Byrne (as Jackie Q)
Vocal by Rose Byrne
Produced by Lyle Workman & Greg Kurstin
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The longer it goes, the worse and worse it gets.
19 June 2010 | by legalguru36See all my reviews

Anyone who thinks this is good must be taking the same drugs that Russell Brand's character is in the movie. First off, you know going in with Apatow that it's probably not going to be a thought provoking, compelling storyline, so the comedy HAS to carry the film. Sadly (and honestly painfully) it doesn't, not even close. This is one of Apatow's worst films, if not THE worst. Jonah is funny to a point, but what was fresh with him (Superbad)in the past, to me has gotten old very quickly. There are a few instances that are funny, but nowhere near enough (tired, old, unoriginal bits we've seen before) and nowhere close to as funny as "The Hangover" (it was advertised to be), "Superbad," or "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." The whole bit with Snow and his father is pointless (it's neither funny nor do they re-examine that relationship). The movie just drags on and on, not being funny, and they should have cut it by at least 30 minutes. After a short amount of time you just say "Uncle," and hope that it ends.


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