5.8/10
92
2 user 2 critic

My Apocalypse (2008)

Quality Time (original title)
| Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2008 (USA)
In an apocalyptic future, a serial killer holds his family and another family hostage in an attempt to change his life.

Director:

Writers:

(based on the stage play by), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Circuit (2001)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

John, a gay Illinois small town cop moves to Los Angeles, hoping to fit into a place more welcoming of his sexuality. He soon discovers the "circuit," where he meets an insecure hustler, who draws John into drug abuse and illicit sex.

Director: Dirk Shafer
Stars: Jonathan Wade-Drahos, Andre Khabbazi, Brian Lane Green
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A man learns that the bio father he knew nothing about is involved in a world of crime. Upon dad's death he is expected to join his new "family."

Director: Lyndon Chubbuck
Stars: Michael Rapaport, Christopher Walken, Robert Forster
The Pass (1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.

Director: Kurt Voss
Stars: William Forsythe, Michael McKean, Nancy Allen
The Patriots (1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

At 18, Ariel Brenner leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel. He secretly joins the Mossad, the Isreali secret service. After years of training, his first mission is in Paris to steal... See full summary »

Director: Eric Rochant
Stars: Yvan Attal, Richard Masur, Allen Garfield
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A trigger-happy outlaw goes on the run and a burned out, disillusioned cop gives chase. They end up head-to-head in a Los Angeles shoot out.

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Nancy Allen, Richard Grieco, Nick Mancuso
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The young daughter of a tough, female ex-agent is held ransom for the giving over of a top secret information file which outlines the layout of buried nuclear arms being held as garbage ... See full summary »

Director: William H. Molina
Stars: Nancy Allen, Lance Henriksen, Scott Lincoln
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Stewart Savage
...
Jack Savage
...
Linda Savage
...
Nathan Eastman
...
Victoria Eastman
...
Susan Stone
...
Victor Eastman (as Jesse Harper)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Victim #3 (as Jennifer Blanc)
Rollin Herold ...
Housing Official #2
...
Housing Inspector
Misa Koprova ...
Victim #4
...
Housing Official #3
...
Housing Official #1
...
Talk Show Guest #2
Edit

Storyline

Stewart Savage lives in an idyllic, soft-focus universe, where his girlfriend adores him and his family is as wholesome as the Osmond's. He also lives in a world where he strangles his girlfriends, hates his meaningless job and prefers the psychotic solace of the world inside his head. The polar ice caps have melted and flooded the world while Stewart's dating life has reached an epic drought. Unaware of the rift between preferred and actual reality, Stewart brings his latest girlfriend home to meet the parents for a family birthday celebration, not fully realizing that she is his latest victim. Accustomed to their son's antics, the helpless Savage's play along with Stewart's quickly devolving sense of reality while attempting to bag the fresh body before their cohabiting neighbors arrive. With shifting realities at odds with one another, Stewart's descent into madness holds his family, and the family that shares their housing unit, hostage. More horrific than being held at gunpoint ... Written by Nicole McConvery

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film | See All (1) »


Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

My Apocalypse  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

IMDb Quiz: India at the Oscars

Are you the one to beat when it comes to your knowledge of India's history at the Oscars? Take our quiz and find out!

Test your knowledge

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dark doings in the soggy future!
4 April 2009 | by (Deep in the Arizona desert...) – See all my reviews

This was screened last night at the Phoenix Film Festival. It filled the theatre. Who knew this was going to pack the place? The director came in before the movie and seemed pretty surprised. He even commented to everyone that there were plenty of other movies they could be catching! First off the title has been changed to "My Apocalypse". "Quality Time" works A LOT better for me. During the Q&A it was explained that the distributor pushed for the new title to make it sound more on the edge. OK, if you say so. After seeing the movie, "Quality Time" seemed perfect but that's just me.

The movie has been in the works for a long time. It was shot over a decade ago believe it or not. But then it went in to a moviemaker's hell of dishonest producers, post-production nightmares in India, magical disappearing budgets, real life rearing it's head, the birth of 2 children.... you get the picture. But the film was never forgotten and it was well worth the time and trouble.

My movie going buddy and I went in pretty much expecting a trainwreck. A low budget movie that has been shelved since Clinton was Prez? Come on! Imagine our surprise as it became clear that this was actually pretty darn good. It was absolutely fascinating and completely entertaining. This is one of those rare flicks that keep you wondering what is coming next.

Chris Lamont had himself a superior cast (Bruce Weitz is especially great here) and they all clearly were committed to putting this odd story across. I won't go in to the plot but I will tell you that this is a small ensemble piece with a massively twisted story to tell. Let's just say the future does not sound like a pleasant place in this particular world! After catching the movie last night I can only hope that this finds a release and it's audience. It's an odd one but it really deserves to be seen.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.