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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

Jeremy Piven , Ving Rhames , Neal Brennan  |  R |  DVD
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin, Kathryn Hahn
  • Directors: Neal Brennan
  • Writers: Andy Stock, Rick Stempson
  • Producers: Adam McKay, Chris Henchy, Kevin J. Messick, Louise Rosner, Owen Burke
  • Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: December 15, 2009
  • Run Time: 89 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002T4GWWA
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #42,672 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard" on IMDb

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Look out, Temecula, here comes Don Ready and his band of X-treme salesmen, rarin' to boost sales at a struggling car dealership over the course of a single hardcore weekend. That's the plan in The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, a scattershot comedy featuring fast-talking Jeremy Piven as the slippery Mr. Ready, who knows how to lay on the discounts, the free food, and the personal appearances by bottom-tier celebrities. He and his for-hire team (Ving Rhames, David Koechner, and Kathryn Hahn) have three days to clear the lot, or the owner (a game James Brolin) will lose his business. The movie's at its funniest when going for non sequitur craziness (best exemplified by the zany-creepy vibe between Hahn and Brolin's ten-year-old son, played by Rob Riggle, whose glandular condition makes him look like a strapping 35-year-old). Good folks score in drive-by bits: Ed Helms does his best fatuous jerk, Craig Robinson glowers as a grumpy DJ, and producer Will Ferrell gets an extended cameo during which he spends much of his time falling from a plane without a parachute. (He's funny enough that you wish his role weren't confined to a flashback and a fantasy sequence.) The central role is tailor-made for Piven's skills, and he's suitably revved-up, but ultimately the movie leaves him stranded by trying to have it both ways: it can't decide whether it's a totally put-on sketch comedy or a more-or-less sincere redemption story. That won't fly, and the movie sputters accordingly. --Robert Horton

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When asked to save a struggling auto dealership from bankruptcy, Jeremy Piven and his ragtag crew descend on a small California town to party and wreak havoc... and move some cars, in this outrageously funny comedy.

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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard bombed hard at the box office this August for reasons I have yet to figure out. My wife and I expected nothing from this movie, and with the bar set so low we were astonished at just how gut-bustingly funny it was from start to finish. Jeremy Piven--so annoying is just about everything he has ever been in--finds a perfect groove in Don Ready, a used-car hustler who needs to impose his will on reluctant consumers the way the rest of need to breathe. He takes an almost prurient pleasure in these conquests which, by itself, would have been funny enough. The fact that he is joined by a team of similarly unscrupulous cohorts lets the movie maintain a comedic momentum which never lets up--start to finish. Ready and his gang (Kathryn Hahn and Ving Rhames, among others) are flown to James Brolin's car lot to spur enough sales for Brolin to keep his business from being taken over by...wait for it...Alan Thicke and Ed Helms. I have always maintained that Christopher McDonald, so slimy in Thelma and Louise, Happy Gilmore, and The Iron Giant, is one of the consistently best bad guys in the business, but Alan Thicke and Ed Helms give him a run for his money. They steal every scene they are in, and any remnant of the good heart that Thicke built up as the vanilla father on Growing Pains is obliterated within seconds of his appearance on screen. Their characters make a perfect foil for Don Ready, since they all share the lack of a moral compass and the open acknowledgement that there is no such thing as right and wrong--only winning and losing.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars ;0) February 28, 2011
Format:DVD
Ithis movie is silly at times that you still can't help but watch. I love Jeremy Piven's humor in movies like this, I like seeing David Koechner and the gang. It had some good apperance from other actors as well. Good movie to sit and watch. If you like moves such as Old School, The Hangover, Couples Retreat then I think you might like this movie.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A WILL FERRELL MOVIE WITH NOT MUCH FERRELL July 8, 2010
Format:DVD
Adolescent humor-yes. Bad jokes-yes. Gratuitous nudity-yes. But it all seems to work, perhaps because Will Ferrell didn't star in this Will Ferrell movie. He did manage a small role, which he typically smelled up. The movie is based on an occupation I don't believe exists, which is a crack team of migrant expert car sellers. They get the call to save a dealership. The movie has some laugh out loud lines like DJ Request saying, "Nobody tells DJ Request what to play." Or "Did you ever have a relationship last longer than a lap dance?" Besides the smelly scene with Will Ferrell, Ed Helms was fairly bad. I loved Ed on the Daily Show, but face it, he can't act. Rob Riggle did a good job as a 10 year old. The movie moves along smartly through the first day of sales after which the plot suddenly changes direction. Piven seriously examines his life, the car dealership is being sold, etc etc. At this point the movie goes down hill. This was supposed to be a senseless comedy about selling cars, not a bad lesson on establishing roots. Had the movie stuck to the original formula of car cheats and left out Will Ferrell altogether, I would have gave it 5 solid stars.
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10 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Unabashedly vulgar, and proud of it November 21, 2009
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Part of the latest stream of unabashedly vulgar slob comedies to come along, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard is proud of its rampant crudeness and political incorrectness, and it's all the more funny because of it. Jeremy Piven channels his Ari Gold persona as mercenary car salesman for hire extraordinaire Don "The Goods" Ready, who is hired by a desperate dealership owner (James Brolin) to save his business. It isn't long before Don and his team (including Ving Rhames, David Koechner, and Kathryn Hahn) get things moving, and Don falls for the owner's daughter (My Boys' Jordana Spiro) who's engaged to a 30-some year old boy-band wanna-be (The Hangover's Ed Helms, in fine form). The developments and story of The Goods is predictable to its core, but what makes it work is Piven's hilarious performance, as well as seeing old pros like Brolin, Rhames, Alan Thicke, and Charles Napier have dirty, gleeful fun the whole ride through. All in all, if R-rated slob comedies are your thing, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard delivers, well, the goods.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the goods May 14, 2013
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this movie is soo amazing. i love it and then i found it here on amazon for 4.99 i jumoed all over it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Funny must see May 4, 2013
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I would recommend this movie to anyone wanting a good laugh its just plane funny its used cars meets the Browns just too funny
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great April 15, 2013
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Great is only scratching the sruface. I have watched it twice and laughered each time. The movie was well packaged and in great condition.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great movie March 23, 2013
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If your looking for comedy this is where you find, and just when you think it cant get anymore hilarious will farrel makes a guess appearance
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Rent if your in the car business you will laugh.
Had some real funny moments other jokes seemed to be dull. Jeremy is ok but being a frontman isn't exactly his thing. Supporting cast really held it together.
Published 2 days ago by JC
4.0 out of 5 stars MovieSmith's review
I chose this rating because it is full of one liners and it makes you want to watch it multiple times, back to back. Read more
Published 1 month ago by ryan r. smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious!
This movie is hilarious...I've watched it time and time again! Makes you want to get into the car business just to see if these antics hold true...
Published 1 month ago by jason preslar
3.0 out of 5 stars Brazenly Silly
If you like a majority of Adam Sandler and Will Ferrell comedies, it's a slam dunk. If you hate most of them, don't bother. Read more
Published 2 months ago by mr. critic
3.0 out of 5 stars Not really my thing
It is an OK movie. Not really my thing. The person who had me watch it LOVED it, one of their all time favorites, I just could not get into it. I'd say... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Andi Scot
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious
If you’re a Jeremy Piven fan, you’ll love this movie. You’ll walk away citing many of the one liners. The story line is stupid, but isn’t that the case with all comedy’s?
Published 3 months ago by John Richardson
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny movie!
I didn't know what to think of this movie, but when it arrived and I watched it I think it's great! Not the best, but it is a great movie!
Published 3 months ago by Luke Dingmann
5.0 out of 5 stars Having sold cars for some time
This movie, sadly, is eerily accurate. Especially these traveling salesguys. Strippers, drugs and lies. This movie brought back some fond memories. I love it. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Wildmaninme
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Film
Watch this one for sure, very funny. Jeremy Piven is awersome as well as the rest of the cast, I can watch this movie over and over.
Published 3 months ago by zombie_cowboy
4.0 out of 5 stars Funny
Earlier film from the Hangover guys, but way funnier. This film got way less publicity and I am not sure why because it is awesome.
Published 3 months ago by Wesley Crawford
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