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"Prepare for the ultimate chug of war."
  • R
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 50 min
  • 6.2  (71,121)
  • 46

Beerfest is a comedy film released in 2006. The movie is directed by Jay Chandrasekhar who stars in the film alongside Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme. The film follows the story of two American brothers, Jan and Todd Wolfhouse, who travel to Germany to participate in an underground beer-drinking competition known as Beerfest that takes place every year.

The Wolfhouse brothers are fond of drinking beer and are deeply inspired by their Great grandfather, Baron Ludwig Von Wolfhausen, who was known for brewing excellent beer. One day they receive an invitation from their German relatives to attend Oktoberfest in Munich. Upon arriving there, they discover that the competition is just a front, and the real Beerfest takes place at an underground location. The brothers find themselves in the middle of the hidden competition, and they decide to enter the contest to honor their great-grandfather.

The competition is fierce, and the Wolfhouse brothers soon realize that they are underprepared for the challenge. They desperately need to find a way to compete at the highest levels if they hope to keep their family honor intact. They join forces with a team of drinking experts they meet along the way, forming the "USA Team." The team is composed of a trio of drinking buddies who have a passion for beer: a scientist, a former Olympic athlete, and a nerdy fizzy drink specialist.

Together, the USA team throws down some serious beer-drinking skills, facing off against the formidable German team. The German team includes five of the best-known drinkers in the world, each with their distinct style and heritage. The US team is entirely outmatched, but they manage to stick together and not get disqualified. Over time, events turn in their favor, and it seems like the US team might have a chance of winning.

Throughout Beerfest, viewers are continuously entertained with hilarious gags, crude humor, and endless drinking scenes. The movie also features several great cameos from various Broken Lizard alumni, including Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, and Brian Cox.

Beerfest is a movie that is genuinely mindless, and it knows that. The flick doesn't attempt to be anything else than a cheesy beer flick, and it provides a great escape from the rigor of everyday life. The humor is crass and unapologetic, but that's exactly what makes it so enjoyable. The movie is beautifully shot, and the attention to detail is commendable, especially when it comes to the beer-related nuances.

The characters are likable, and the performances are pretty good. Jay Chandrasekhar and Kevin Heffernan bring their trademark style of physical comedy to the screen, and Steve Lemme is enjoyable as the head of the nerdy science guy. There are several other memorable, even zany, characters throughout that add to the fun of the film.

In conclusion, Beerfest is a humorous and lighthearted film that offers a great watch for people who enjoy mindless comedies. It's perfect for viewing with friends, and it'll have you laughing and rooting for the US team throughout. The movie delivers plenty of laughs, endless drinking scenes, and may even give you an urge to hit the local bar with your pals after the credits roll. Overall, Beerfest is a movie that will have you saying, "Prost!" and cheering on the USA team.

Beerfest is a 2006 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 46.

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    1 hr 50 min
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    6.2  (71,121)
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