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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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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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"Go Outside" by the Cults is featured in the movie. The music video for the song stars James Franco's younger brother, Dave Franco. See more »

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When Jay and Craig are running from the dog-like demon in the neighbor's house, Craig saves Jay by pushing him out of a glass door. As Craig is jumping into Jay he is securely wearing the backpack full of food but when they crash through to the outside the very next second he is not wearing it. See more »

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[an armored RV crashes into James Franco's Toyota Prius, slightly injuring Franco, Seth Rogen, and Jay Baruchel. A bunch of cannibals from the RV pulls all three of them out from the totaled car and starts to attack them]
Santa Cannibal: [yells] Yo, cut his fuckin' head off!
[chainsaw revs up; James, Seth, and Jay screams]
Danny McBride: [on loudspeaker] STOP!
[Danny McBride, leader of the cannibals, steps out of his RV with a marijuana joint in one hand and a dog's leash in the other]
Jay Baruchel: Danny?
Danny McBride: [shocked] What the fuck? You guys are ...
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Can't believe this is what accounts for humour these days
1 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

I went in watching this thinking I was getting light hearted humour only to be faced with multiple freak deaths that were upsetting. Recycled, dark humour that is just off key and uncomfortable. Great to know kids these days will be watching these degenerate pot heads thinking it's how to live. I'm tired of drugs being glorified in modern movies. To quote the paparazzi in the movie, Why can't Seth Rogen play another type of character? The deaths were gory and uncomfortable. And of course, black woman get's killed off first and pretty sure I saw two black people die subsequently after that. Speaks volumes of our society today that gore is found to be funny and that death is something to be made fun of. 'This is the end' of high minded society as we know it.


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