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The Internship (2013)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 7 June 2013 (USA)
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Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.

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Shawn Levy

Writers:

Vince Vaughn (screenplay), Jared Stern (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vince Vaughn ... Billy McMahon
Owen Wilson ... Nick Campbell
Rose Byrne ... Dana
Aasif Mandvi ... Mr. Chetty
Max Minghella ... Graham Hawtrey
Josh Brener ... Lyle
Dylan O'Brien ... Stuart
Tiya Sircar ... Neha
Tobit Raphael ... Yo-Yo Santos
Josh Gad ... Headphones
Jessica Szohr ... Marielena
Rob Riggle ... Randy
Eric André ... Sid
Harvey Guillén ... Zach (as Harvey Guillen)
Gary Anthony Williams ... Bob Williams
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Storyline

Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) are salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital world. Trying to prove they are not obsolete, they defy the odds by talking their way into a coveted internship at Google, along with a battalion of brilliant college students. But, gaining entrance to this utopia is only half the battle. Now they must compete with a group of the nation's most elite, tech-savvy geniuses to prove that necessity really is the mother of re-invention. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Hiring them was a brilliant mistake. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexuality, some crude humor, partying and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

7 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aprendices fuera de línea See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,325,307, 9 June 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,672,764

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$93,492,844
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Google allowed the film to shoot for five days at the Googleplex Headquarters, but most of film was shot at the Georgia Institute of Technology at Atlanta, where the film crew made the set look as accurate as the real one. See more »

Goofs

When Nick and Billy are trying to make their sale in the beginning of the movie they mention that Skylar (Bob's daughter) is an ace on the pommel horse. Bob also shows a picture of his daughter on the pommel horse. Pommel horse is not a women's gymnastics event at all. At any level. So while they girls may have played on it at practice it is highly unlikely that she would be known for that event. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nick Campbell: What the shit is this? Why is this on the get psyched mix?
Billy McMahon: Because I gotta throw you a curve-ball every now and again, or you get bored, and the mix doesn't have its intended effect.
Nick Campbell: No, I want to get rev'd up, and this song's not doing it.
Billy McMahon: Oh, really? I defy you to crush this chorus and not get psyched.
Nick Campbell: Not gonna happen.
Billy McMahon: Don't ya think?
[cranks up the volume and Nick actually starts singing along]
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Crazy Credits

The first half of the ending credits incorporates Google's products such as Google Drive, Translate, Google+, Hangouts, Photos, and YouTube. Following the "Lost Cosplay Video", the credits revert to a regular format using the Google logo font. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Unrated version includes more profanity in the film, plus nudity in the night club scene. See more »

Connections

Features X-Men (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Chillin'
Written by Lady Gaga (as Stefani Germanotta), Marcello Valenzano, Andre Lyon, Roy Hammond, Makeba Riddick, Wale Folarin (as Olubowale Victor Akintimehin), Paul Leka, Dale Frashuer, Gary DeCarlo and Kirk Robinson
Performed by Wale Folarin (as Wale) featuring Lady Gaga
Courtesy of Interscope Records / The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
(Contains a sample of "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" performed by Steam / includes an interpolation of "Top Billin'")
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User Reviews

These two are at it again... Hilarious as ever.
14 June 2013 | by andre_rox99See all my reviews

THE INTERNSHIP is a comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson.

The film revolves around two guys who's jobs have been taken away by a company that has been closed due to poor sales. Billy and Nick decide to enroll themselves as interns at Google, just to live their dream.

So, The Internship, clearly, isn't the sequel of Wedding Crashers; I'm clearing that out in the beginning of this review. The plot lines of both the films are quite different in their own way. Wedding Crashers is about two womanizers who crash weddings for the romantic tone, whereas, The Internship is about two guys who just want to live their dream out by working at Google. As you can see, there doesn't seem to be any crudeness in this one, except for a few jokes.

The Internship is, honestly, a simple film with a simple plot and LOT of humor due to the two main cast who always do well on-screen. Yes; Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have managed to do it again, however, in this one the former is more humorous than the latter. I'm also gonna bring up one more thing. The Internship does have some parts where it is quite 'geeky' due to the Google background. However, due to the on-screen pair and director, it tends to be quite humorous to some.

In the end, The Internship is a great time. Go watch it alone, watch it with your family... Trust me, you'll have a fun ride with these two.

THE INTERNSHIP- 8.5/10


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