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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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One secret agent. One complete idiot. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

11 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Raheem Sterling: The English professional soccer footballer as himself. See more »

Goofs

When showing Jordan Beber's prior record at 3:57, the Grand Theft entry in Hungary is written as Sept, 09 2011 instead of Sept 09, 2011. See more »

Quotes

Sebastian Graves: Congratulations, by the way. When are you due?
Dawn Grobham: Oh, I'm not pregnant. I'm just fucking fat.
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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

Referenced in GMB Today: Episode #1.1 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Brother's Blood
Written by Benny Blanco and Ed Sheeran
Performed by Ed Sheeran
Produced by Benny Blanco (as Benny Blanco) for Matza Ball Productions
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Either Raises Or Lowers The Bar On Filth
10 August 2016 | by LugodocSee all my reviews

Good Lord this is filthy, and I laughed right through it, sometimes crying tears. I can totally see why some people would hate it, many scenes are hard to watch. The "plot" cracks along and the jokes are pretty much continuous, and filthy. Mark Strong not only makes a convincing James Bond type secret agent but is as equally committed to embracing the film's sense of humour, following Cohen into new filthy territory. Cohen, as usual, has no internal breaks and doesn't seem to be even trying to figure out where he should stop, he just keeps piling on the filth to levels hitherto undreamed of. The elephant bukake scene nearly broke me.

Being drunk will help, but you have to be able to enjoy filthy humour. Did I mention it's filthy?


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