Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny Synopsis
KG & JB begin a friendship that could lead to the formation of the greatest rock band in the world.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Comic gold for anyone who is currently stoned, has been stoned in the past or spends a lot of time around stoned people.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Sticks to formula but delivers some seriously dumb laughs.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Works just like a Tenacious D song. The movie feels giddy and eruptive, dopily enthralled with itself, and more or less made up on the spot.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As a movie, it’s a mess — and lazy, too.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Baked and half-baked, Tenacious D does manage to give the term potty humor a new meaning. That's some kind of genius, right?
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Proudly, and often hilariously, juvenile, "Destiny" is packed with typically grandiose Tenacious D anthems - the sort that thrill...
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Ultimately, Tenacious D is a sight gag -- two unprepossessing, chunky dudes rocking out like wiry guitar gods -- supplemented by spot-on...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The movie is spotty. The short films, essentially comic sketches, were more consistently funny. The movie lags on occasion, but it also has...
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The Pick of Destiny is fast and funny, and you can't beat the songs (especially the not exactly heartwrenching Dude I Totally Miss You).
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The beginning and end are classics.
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best movie ever

By guy who reviews stuff
go now!Best movie ever , and the sound track is pretty aswome too....

Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny review

By Blackshot
One of my TOP 10.. ( in terms of enjoyment, as well as visual & mental stimulation) I ? love it ?...

I loved this movie!

By WhaHoo
I have to say, for a movie that has done so badly in box offices, I am amazed at how good of a movie this is. I am actually going to go and see it again. I loved it. Music was great, acting was good,...

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Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny

By Ferminator2006
I liked Nacho Libre better. Jack Black is hilarious but needs to improve just a little more when it comes to rock & Roll!...

Mom's View

By movie-mom-her view
Okay I took my 13 year son to see this my mistake! I did not read about the movie and thought it was just about 2 guys starting a band. Trailers were okay. This was such a bad movie and really not...

it was ok

By thisisstupid
it was fine for fans of the D, with plenty of inside jokes, but to the general public i wouldn't really recommend it. a lot of the jokes didn't go far enough and could have been a lot better...

Tenacious D

By causalmoviegoer
People used to Jack Black movies, but who are not familiar with Tenacious D watch your step here. The most frequently used words are swear words (to the point where they lose all impact that they are...

Hey kannd1!

By steve0
Hey kannd1!I consider your review very Biased. Your review should be written like this:I do not like JB's band Tenacious D and because of this I did not like this movie. THATS IT!!!!! You rant...

Worth a watch

By Husnock1
Being a D fan already, I knew the humor style going into it. The First half of the movie is really teriffic. The second half slows the pace a bit but finishes strong. Overall I was satisfied with the...

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Rated R | For pervasive language, sexual content and drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Yup, it's Jack Black -- with an "R" ... really.
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