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Get Him to the Greek

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Get Him to the Greek

Nicholas Stoller (2010)

104min
15 Certificate
Thursday 9pm - 10pm ITV2
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Review

Our Score
Infamous British stand-up Russell Brand reprises his role from hit comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall here, only this time he's hogging the limelight as impish rock star Aldous Snow. Jonah Hill (who also appeared in that film) is typically hangdog as the record-company drone charged with getting Aldous to the Greek Theatre in LA for his big comeback gig. It's hardly an original premise from writer/director Nicolas Stoller (Yes Man), but he does set the stage for some brilliantly funny turns, and not only from the leads. Sean Combs is a literal scream as Hill's crabby boss and Rose Byrne (TV's Damages) is simply outrageous as Aldous's racy rapper ex-girlfriend, which all adds to an increasingly delirious atmosphere. The comedy is close to the knuckle at times, but Hill and Brand counter that with an easy chemistry, while those who normally find Brand too loud or abrasive may be surprised to see his softer side.

Summary

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Cast & Crew

Aldous Snow Russell Brand
Aaron Green Jonah Hill
Jackie Q Rose Byrne
Daphne Binks Elisabeth Moss
Sergio Sean Combs
Jonathan Snow Colm Meaney
Lars Ulrich Lars Ulrich
Kali Kali Hawk
Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera
Pink Pink
Sarah Marshall Kristen Bell
Director Nicholas Stoller
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Universal Guidance: Swearing, sex scenes, drug references. Available on: Available on DVD and BluRay Released on: 25 Jun 2010

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