Although extremely hesitant at first, Rachel eventually decides to attend. On review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, Get Him to the Greek has an approval rating of 72% based on 199 reviews, with an average rating of 6.23/10. "Get Him To The Greek" is a likable, but rentable movie meant to burn time on Saturday afternoons. It was released on DVD in Australia (region 4) on August 20, 2008 in a single and 2-Disc Unforgettable Edition and was also released on Blu-ray in Australia on November 5, 2008. Unfortunately, if you've seen the ads on television, you've pretty much seen this already. 'Get Him to the Greek': Sequel or Spinoff, It's Subpar, 5 key takeaways from Joe Biden's town hall with ABC News, Aviation staffer who has flown with Biden tests positive for COVID-19, Trump does not denounce QAnon, baseless bin Laden conspiracy theory at town hall, Experiment shows risks of air travel while masked. Aaron is then put on a seemingly simple mission. See what the star-studded rom-com cast has been up to since the movie's 2008 release. [15] It opened behind other Apatow productions such as Superbad, Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Talladega Nights,[16] but ahead of contemporary Apatow films Walk Hard[16] and Drillbit Taylor. The site's consensus is that "With ample laughs and sharp performances, Forgetting Sarah Marshall finds just the right mix of romantic and raunchy comedy. A 2-disc and 1-disc unrated and theatrical version of the film was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on September 28, 2010. After the dinner, Peter takes Rachel back to his hotel room and they begin to have sex. One day, as Peter stands stark naked in their apartment, Sarah abruptly announces that she is breaking up with him. This is a much darker, more tedious movie. Multi-talented Jason Jordan Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. 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Further exacerbating the situation is Sarah's obvious jealousy of the budding relationship between Peter and Rachel, while Peter (through observing Sarah's relationship with Aldous) begins to realize that his relationship with her wasn't as great as he remembered. He lives with his girlfriend, Daphne (Elisabeth Moss) who is completing a medical residency at a local hospital. Peter goes to Sarah's room to console her where she admits she still loves him and tries to rekindle their romance. July 29, 2008 11:09 pm. After the successful performance, Rachel congratulates Peter and tells him she's looking into attending school in the area. In its opening weekend, the film grossed $17.7 million in 2,798 theaters in the United States and Canada, ranking No. At first Sergio isn't too keen on the idea but he comes around when Snow agrees. It has enough funny lines to keep your attention, but most of the time you find yourself just feeling sorry for Aaron. A week after the release of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Universal Studios announced a new film, Get Him to the Greek, reuniting Jonah Hill and Russell Brand with writer/director Nicholas Stoller and producer Judd Apatow. They argue and apparently break up. "[13], A scene in which Jonah Hill is forcibly raped has been lambasted by critics as being "particularly egregious"[14] and "horrific"[15] and of furthering rape culture by "reinforc(ing) cultural myths surrounding the acceptance of rape."[16]. The puppets seen in the film were created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend. [9] Audiences surveyed by CinemaScore gave the film a grade B on scale of A to F.[10], Matt Pais of the Chicago Tribune said it's "the kind of movie you could watch all day because, like a new flame, you can't get enough of its company and are just glad to see where it takes you. Russell Brand first played the character of rock star (and leader of Infant Sorrow) Aldous Snow in that film, but this is more of a separate vehicle than a continuation. June 7, 2010 — -- It's difficult to say if "Get Him To The Greek" is a sequel or a spinoff of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." This does not include Blu-ray sales/DVD rentals.[19]. The movie does have its share of memorable moments. Hill and Moss do their best to give the film a slight sense of humanity, but mostly it's Brand's show and to many he is an acquired taste. While partying, Aaron's phone accidentally calls Daphne, informing her of Aaron's activities. What could go wrong? Trouble ensues when he runs into his ex on the island as she is vacationing with her new boyfriend. With Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd, Mila Kunis. [6][7], While Brand was backstage at the Paramount studio lot preparing to present the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, he approached Christina Aguilera, Pink, and Katy Perry about filming cameos for Get Him to the Greek. Another song not featured on the soundtrack is "Heavy Lifting" from New York band Ambulance Ltd. Forgetting Sarah Marshall received positive reviews from critics. [5], Filming was completed in Hawaii and Los Angeles. This film is packed with cameos from the likes of Aziz Ansari, Lars Ulrich and Paul Krugman, just to name a few. Devastated, and unable to banish his grief through one-night stands, Peter takes a trip to Hawaii and stays at Turtle Bay resort. Aldous attempts to help Aaron by giving him an adrenaline shot. "[10] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 65 out of 100, based on 39 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) reminds Sergio that the tenth anniversary of Aldous Snow's epic concert at the Greek Theatre is approaching, and that to honor that anniversary, they should have him do it again. Aaron and Aldous travel to New York for Aldous's appearance on Today. In an interview, Aldous's girlfriend, Jackie Q (Rose Byrne), drunkenly declares they have a boring life. 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Several songs are featured in the film that were not included on the soundtrack, including "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" by The Smiths and the version of "Nothing Compares 2 U" by Sinéad O'Connor, both of which are heard in the background during the scene in which Peter's brother deletes all of Peter's photos. 2 at the box office behind The Forbidden Kingdom, and averaging $6,335 per theater in the US and per theater in Canada. Before leaving, Peter takes down a naked picture of Rachel at a local bar and returns it to her, despite enduring a beat-down from the owner. When the song and album both fail to be the classics Snow thinks them to be, he falls off the wagon, he and Jackie Q. break up and all goes haywire. The soundtrack of Forgetting Sarah Marshall was released on April 22, 2008. With his relationship seemingly at its end, Aaron is left very vulnerable. That would be the shockingly uneven "Funny People." Months later, Aldous, sober again, has returned to fame with a single (produced by Aaron) based on events from their night in Las Vegas. [6] While filming in Trafalgar Square, Brand was pushed into a fountain by a passerby. "Move Your Feet" by Junior Senior is briefly played in background in the scene at the beginning when they are showing Access Hollywood clips. The film was released for North American theaters on April 18, 2008 and in the UK a week later on April 25, 2008. The story revolves around Peter … This is far from the worst movie Judd Apatow has produced in recent years. June 7, 2010 — -- It's difficult to say if " Get Him To The Greek " is a sequel or a spinoff of " Forgetting Sarah Marshall." Aaron drunkenly calls Daphne a “Nazi Doctor” and hangs up. Sergio hooks up Aaron with a sexually violent girl, Destiny (Carla Gallo), who takes him to a hotel room and rapes him. News. Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy film directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand.