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The World's End (2013)

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Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from twenty years earlier unwittingly become humanity's only hope for survival.

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Cast

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Erika Leekes
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Young Shane
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Young Sam
Francesca Reidie ...
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Storyline

20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching The World's End is the least of their worries. Written by Production

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Taglines:

One Night. Six Friends. Twelve Pubs. Total Annihilation. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references. | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,790,237, 25 August 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,004,851

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,089,287
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Luke Bromley (young Oliver) wore a prosthetic nose to create a closer likeness to Martin Freeman (Oliver Chamberlain). See more »

Goofs

At 1h 12mins, Gary King is accused of having dislocated his elbow, requiring a metal plate to be inserted. Metal plates are used to treat bone breaks, not dislocations. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gary King: Ever have one of those nights that starts out like any other, but ends up being the *best* night of your life?
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Crazy Credits

Sisters of Mercy's "This Corrosion" is used over the end credits. If this track sounds very familiar to you, it might be because other's have described Hans Zimmer's "Las Vegas" music from Rain Man as being a "dead-on swipe" of this Sister's track. See more »

Connections

References They Live (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

What You Do to Me
(Norman Blake, Gerard Love, Raymond McGinley, Brendan O'Hare)
Performed by Teenage Fanclub
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd & Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Good-hearted comedy to spend some time with the smile on your face
8 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Good comedy. I think that director of this movie Edgar Wright knows what he's doing, he has style, he has his actors, he has his sense of humor. I really enjoyed this movie, although my girlfriend said it was only an average film for her. So it depends on what you like. If you already saw Shawn of the Dead, you might know what to expect in this one too. Crazy, non logical actions, a lot of irony about mankind and life in general! But in the end, movie tells us that traditional values of life are irreplaceable - family, friends, life purpose, to know who you are. Because in the end, only these matters.

Although I spent good time with these fellows in the pubs, I didn't like the super high tempo of this movie. It's impossible to understand the dialogs if you are not English or don't have subtitles! And the main character is quite a hyperactive guy! So I still think that this movie will not change the world, but it can change one of your evenings if you like stupid but good-hearted comedies!


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