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Two guys used to drinking beer for fun suddenly become fierce competitors in a sort of Lager Olympics in this over-the-top comedy. Todd Wolfhouse (Erik Stolhanske) and his brother Jan (Paul Soter) are from a German-American family but have never visited the Old Country until their grandfather dies and they fly to Germany to scatter his ashes. Todd and Jan arrive during the annual Oktoberfest celebration and accidentally discover a secret competition, "Beerfest," in which the world's leading beer guzzlers determine who can handle the most brew during several days of heated drinking games. Todd and Jan are no slouches when it comes to downing suds and offer to compete, but the German branch of the family, the Von Wolfhausens, scoff at their desire to enter the contest and inform them no mere American could hope to carry away the Beerfest honors. Determined to prove Yanks can swill beer and embarrass themselves just as well as anyone, Todd and Jan bring their most skilled drinking buddies to Germany to defend America's honor on the field of drunken battle and show their German relatives that the family's talent didn't vanish when they crossed the pond. Beerfest was written and directed by Jay Chandrasekhar of the comedy troupe Broken Lizard, and several other Broken Lizard members pop up in the film's cast, as do Will Forte, Mo'nique, Cloris Leachman, and Jorgen Prochnow. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi.
Deleted scenes: Full-bodied and full-babed!, Party foul: Hear stories of the cast and filmmakers' most outrageous alcohol-related mishaps, Beer 101: Dive into the history of beer with Jay and the lizards, Frog fluffer: Meet the man behind the green goo, Commentaries: Two tracks featuring the director and the lizards, Subtitles: English, Fran?ais & Espa?ol (feature film only) , , .
|Starring:||James Grace, Robert Washington, Sarah Figoten, Kevin Heffernan, Pab Schwendimann, Arron Shiver, Mo'Nique, Brittney Higgins, Collin Thornton, Blanchard Ryan, Eric Christian Olsen, Candace Smith, Jay Chandrasekhar, Chris Moss, Gunther Schlierkamp, James Roday, Anna Lane, Tom Tate, Megan Robinson, Erik Stolhanske, Galen Hutchison, Allan Graf, Marc Mouchet, Will Forte, Amber Hay, Gary Kanin, Cameron Scher, Philippe Brenninkmeyer, Paul Soter, Justin Ocksrider, Ben Zeller, Simona Fusco Stratten, Bjorn|
|Studio Name:||Warner Home Video|
|DVD Release Date:||09/07/2010|
|Run Time (in minutes):||116 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.16|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||0.5 x 5.5 x 7.44|
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