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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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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

The film opened on 24th February 2016 in the UK with publicity featuring a picture of Rebel Wilson and Sacha Baron Cohen boasting the slogan "Happy Valentines Day" - a joke, because the occasion is ten days earlier on the 14th of that month. See more »

Goofs

When the MI6 unit is referenced with on screen letters at the beginning of the film, it is two words "Tiger Tail." When it is similarly referenced at the end of the film, it is one word "Tigertail." See more »

Quotes

Norman 'Nobby' Butcher: [upon discovering the joy of shooting a gun] I gotta get one of these for the kids!
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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

Spoofs He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) 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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Great Parody, Gross Humour, overall a really funny movie
29 May 2016 | by traviscornellSee all my reviews

I laughed a lot at this movie, and that is the soul criteria I measure a comedy on. Did I laugh? Yes! This movie had a lot of funny scenes (especially if you understand the English).

It's not his finest work, but it's a very good comedy overall. Good take on the working English class, Football Hooligans, Spy Movies.

To the people trashing this movie, clearly they are offended by the very offside humour in this picture. I thought they where too much truthfully at times (Elephant Scene), but overall it didn't ruin the many other funny moments in this movie.

Definitely worth a watch, lots of fun.


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