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This Is the End (2013)

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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 Biblical 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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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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12 June 2013 (USA)  »

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$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$101,470,202 (USA) (4 October 2013)
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Evan Goldberg stated, in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, that around 85 percent of the movie was improvised. In comparison, Goldberg said Superbad (2007) was 95 percent of what Seth Rogen and he wrote, and Pineapple Express (2008) was 50 percent. 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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Jay Baruchel: [after encountering Satan] Oh, you've got to be fucking SHITTING me!
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Take Yo Panties Off
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Similar kind of humour to "The Interview," but even more over the top.
10 October 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The fact that so many of the user ratings for this film are poles apart reinforces a truth about comedy: There are many different types, and not everybody responds equally well to them all. This film is filled with gratuitous bad language, sophomoric sexual references, and weed — lots and lots of people smoking weed. So if any of those things bother you, don't see the film.

I, however, found it very funny indeed. The humour is based on things such as: Well-known actors ostensibly playing themselves, but doing so in a way that pokes fun at the stereotypically- superficial and neurotic lifestyles of celebrity L.A. actors; and everything is so over-the-top that you either say to yourself, "this is ridiculous," and walk out, or you say, "this is ridiculous," and laugh at the ridiculousness of it all. The situational ridiculousness of it all is kind of like "Sharknado," but "The End" is much funnier. A better comparison, perhaps, would be to "The Interview," which features James Franco and Seth Rogen, two of the main actors in this film.

If you liked "The Interview," you'll probably like this film as well. If you didn't like it, this is probably not a film for you.


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