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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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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)  »

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 said that the party scenes were the most stressful for him to direct because there was so much going on. See more »

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When the possessed Jonah Hill violently vomits on James Franco and Seth Rogen, the penis statue can clearly be seen intact. This is the same statue that Emma Watson beheaded earlier in the film. 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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Performed by Cults
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By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Celebrities and drugs are cool and funny
17 September 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This Is the End (2013) is a sublime post modern comedy in which all of your favourite celebrities, portraying and portrayed by themselves, do cool and funny drugs and have hysterical hours-long scatological arguments while an apocalypse happens in the background.

I was relieved that this film barely focused on the boring premise of real life celebrities enduring a comedic apocalypse. Rather than make use of this premise for wacky and creative shenanigans, this film averts our expectations by being another fantastic Seth Rogen stoner comedy, like every single other film he has ever written.

Drugs are really cool and funny and This Is the End spares all of its running time to remind us that drugs are cool and funny, frequently featuring its celebrity main characters engaging in the recreational usage of drugs, because using drugs is really cool and funny. The celebrities themselves are also really cool and funny, and them doing drugs makes them even cooler and funnier, making This Is the End the coolest and funniest film ever made.


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