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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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Behind every hero is an embarrassing sibling 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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Trivia

The referee in the final football match of the tournament is Jabulani Mahono, who officiates South African Premier Soccer League and National First Division matches. See more »

Goofs

When Chilcott locates Sebastian in Grimsby, the laser pointer dot and the beam it leaves are visible on one of men in the pub. The beam from a laser pointer is only visible if it's going through smoke, fog, or another visible gas. The air in the pub is very clear so the beam wouldn't be visible. See more »

Quotes

Sebastian Graves: Nobby, meet the head of the biggest crime syndicate in the world.
Norman 'Nobby' Butcher: What, she runs FIFA?
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Crazy Credits

Contains both a mid-credit and post-credit scene. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Singapore, before the film could receive an official classification (R21) the company were required to remove a scene depicting a man sucking the poison out from his friend's testicles as the latter has been injected in the groin with a poisonous dart. The scene which features close-up shots of the man's scrotum, and brief shots of the man's penis in the other man's mouth. The scenes above have exceeded the Classification Guidelines which state that "exploitative and excessive nudity" is not allowed for all ratings. See more »

Connections

References Django Unchained (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

The Great Escape Theme
Written and Performed by Elmer Bernstein
Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Music Inc.
Under license from Sony/ATV Music Publishing Ltd
From the MGM film The Great Escape (1963)
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Don't see that movie when you are eating something
24 August 2020 | by hkling-19994See all my reviews

Don't see that movie when you are eating something. If you are eating something, you will squirt something out of your mouth.


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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

Gross USA:

$6,874,837

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,979,040
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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