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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

Grimsby (original title)
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A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director:

Louis Leterrier

Writers:

Sacha Baron Cohen (story by), Phil Johnston (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sacha Baron Cohen ... Nobby
Rebel Wilson ... Dawn Grobham
Freddie Crowder ... Tsunami
Jon-Jon Lockwood Jon-Jon Lockwood ... Jason
Shaun Thomas ... Skeletor
Claudia Adshead Claudia Adshead ... Britney
Mark Strong ... Sebastian Graves
Lex Shrapnel ... Steven Marber
Isla Fisher ... Jodie Figgis
David James David James ... Jordan Beder
Rory Keenan ... James Thurbeck
Tamsin Egerton ... Carla Barnes
Johnny Vegas ... Milky Pimms
Ricky Tomlinson ... Paedo Pete
David Harewood ... Black Gareth
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Storyline

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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MI6 has a brand new tool See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude sexual content, graphic nudity, violence, language, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

11 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Brothers Grimsby See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,258,327, 13 March 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,864,016, 10 April 2016
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Fourth cinema movie collaboration of actress Isla Fisher and actor Sacha Baron Cohen who both previously have appeared in Brüno (2009), The Dictator (2012), and Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006). Cohen and Fisher are husband and wife. See more »

Goofs

When the two brothers take a bath together the soap bottle on the background changes between a close-up and another. See more »

Quotes

Norman 'Nobby' Butcher: Ooh, I'm getting stiffer than a pedophile at Legoland.
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Crazy Credits

There is a post credit scene where the brothers ask for directions, then "leave no witnesses" See more »

Alternate Versions

The British theatrical release reduced the amount of "crude humour" in order to obtain a 15 rating. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) See more »

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Breaking Bad Main Title Theme
Written and Performed by Dave Porter
Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television Inc.
Under license from Sony Pictures Music Group
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Love it or hate it
5 December 2016 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

And I'm not telling you what to do, I'm kind of telling you what possibilities are after watching this. It is very likely that it won't leave you cold. It's almost impossible to not have strong feelings towards what you will get served. And all that with something that stretches the word "quality" so wide, you could fit a ton of (insert something to your liking here) ... Does that sound like something you want to see? It apparently sounded like something Mark Strong wanted to be a part of.

Which when you think about the class this thespian represents (if you know him), will shock you very much. The lengths he goes through and the puns he doesn't pull out from (other things are being pulled out of and from, but that's a different story) ... it's almost remarkable. There are so many "what the ..." moments, that I'm not sure what to call this. Shocking? Definitely. Irritating? You bet. Funny? Well that depends on your taste ... in humor that is amongst other things. But if you feel like this is a low blow (it is) and not worth you time, just stop watching it ...


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