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This Is the End (2013)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  12 June 2013 (USA)
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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.

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All Jay Baruchel expected coming to LA was a fun time with Seth Rogen with all the wild partying to have both by themselves and at James Franco's housewarming party. Suddenly, the Rapture hits and the Biblical Apocalypse has begun. Now, Jay and Seth are desperately sheltering in James' house for rescue along with a few other friends. Together, they must band together to attempt to survive the end of the world, only for Jay to find that they are all too dumb and superficial to do it until they discover the only way out. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Nothing ruins a party like the end of the world. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated R for crude and sexual content throughout, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, drug use and some violence | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Jay and Seth Vs. the Apocolapyse  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,719,162 (USA) (14 June 2013)

Gross:

$101,470,202 (USA) (4 October 2013)
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Seth Rogen gave an interview where he described how the script by himself and Evan Goldberg combined real characteristics of the actors who then produced bizarre alt-version of themselves with elements that had absolutely nothing in common with the cast. Craig Robinson echoed this point in a separate interview when he said that that Michael Cera's portrayal in the film - a drug-using, ass-grabbing, utterly obnoxious loudmouth - was "the epitome of NOT Michael Cera". See more »

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When Jonah Hill vomits on Seth Rogen and James Franco, they are completely covered in vomit. In the next shot their hair is dry and their t-shirts are only a bit wet. See more »

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Funniest film of the year so far.
4 June 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Was lucky enough to see a preview of this tonight, and can recommend it to anyone looking for a funny, modern and silly yet at times shocking comedy. Not sure how it can have a score of only 6.4 at the moment, the film is easily the best comedy of the year so far and deserving of an 8 or my case a nine as i was so pleasantly surprised by the quality of the jokes and the story.

The cast is perfect and the cameos aren't there to fill out the movie and take up time, they are excellent especially Emma Watson and Michael Cera. There are a few scary jumps on the way but the humour will carry you through it, as i said the story so well written you'll go with the flow.

Go watch it you won't be disappointed!


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Why did they make Baruchel such an unlikable prick? bavles9-499-468709
Geez! Some of you people are freakin snobs! Model_Moviegoer
intense religious themes at end ruin this decent comedy cerealcinema
This was probably the stupidest movie I've ever seen. tiger86-1
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I'm sorry but I found this to be pretty stupid. ShadowElite86
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