Get Him to the Greek

Get Him to the Greek

Aaron Green has 72 hours to get a Rock Star from London to L.A. Pray for him.

20101 h 49 min

Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the monumental task of bringing his idol, out of control rock star Aldous Snow, back to LA for his comeback show.

Director Nicholas Stoller
Runtime 1 h 49 min
Release Date 4 June 2010
Movie Rating Very good

In 2009, British rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) releases an album and a titular single, “African Child”, which is a commercial and critical failure. In an interview, Aldous’ girlfriend, Jackie Q (Rose Byrne), drunkenly declares they have a boring life. Aldous relapses, ending their relationship. He also loses custody of his son, Naples. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) works as a talent scout at Pinnacle Records, a record company. He lives with his girlfriend, Daphne (Elisabeth Moss). Pinnacle Records is performing poorly, and the head of the company, Sergio Roma (Sean Combs), asks for ideas. Aaron suggests that Aldous play at the Greek Theatre on the tenth anniversary of a performance there in 1999.

Sergio sends Aaron to London to escort Aldous to Los Angeles. Daphne informs Aaron that she has received a job offer in Seattle and that they are moving there. They argue and apparently break up. Aaron meets Aldous and learns that he had not been expecting him, thinking that the concert was not for two months. They bar-hop across the city as Aaron tries to get Aldous to catch a flight to New York. Daphne calls Aaron to apologize, only to learn that Aaron believes they broke up. While partying, Aaron’s phone accidentally calls Daphne, informing her of Aaron’s activities. Aaron and Aldous travel to New York for Aldous’s appearance on Today. To keep Aldous sober, Aaron imbibes all of Aldous’s whiskey and marijuana. While performing live on Good Morning America, Aldous is unable to remember the lyrics to his recent song, “African Child”, and replaces it with an old hit, “The Clap”, to cheers from the audience…

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