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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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Storyline

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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Release Date:

12 June 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jay and Seth Vs. the Apocolapyse  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,719,162, 16 June 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$101,470,202

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$126,041,322
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2.35 : 1
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Originally, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg asked Sony for a forty to forty-five million dollar budget, but Sony was nervous about the plot of the movie, and refused. Rogen and Goldberg then asked Sony what amount they would be comfortable giving while still letting Rogen and Goldberg maintain creative control, and Sony said thirty-two million dollars. Rogen and Goldberg accepted. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jay Baruchel: Can we please go to fucking Carl's Jr.?
Seth Rogen: Uh, I'm on a cleanse.
Jay Baruchel: So you're not drinking, you're not smoking weed?
Seth Rogen: I'm on a cleanse, I'm not psychotic.
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Connections

References Navy Seals (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
Written by Max Martin and Denniz Pop (as Dag Volle)
Performed by Backstreet Boys
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A movie for simple-minded teenage boys
16 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

I started watching this film purely because of the decent score it had received. I should have known better. Yet again Seth Rogen and pals star in a "comedy", that would only make the simplest of teenage boys laugh.

The story itself is fairly interesting and I hold nothing against gore, but the dialog and the attempted humor are on a level that a monkey could achieve, and to be honest, this style of comedy hasn't been fun for over a decade (Beavis and Butthead was good at the time, not now). I understand in some ways that humor is subjective and thus not anyone can like every kind of comedy, but this brain damaging rubbish just makes me sad at the decadence of this society.


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