As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.
Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Most of the paintings that can be seen hanging in the background were actually painted by James Franco. See more »
When the beginning scene cuts to the hand-held camera following Seth Rogen, the camera which was filming Seth and Jay walk away from their meeting place can be seen. See more »
Just answer me one question: Is Michael Cera's butthole as adorable as I pictured?
Oh for fucks sake...
I picture it looking like a little donut. A little pink sprinkled donut.
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The Point Grey Pictures title sequence features an animation of apocalyptic mayhem in a city. See more »
Great fun. Takes me back the Rogen hits of 2007 and 2008.
It's felt like forever since Seth Rogen and pals were on top of the comedy pedestal. In their wake they've left a vague area where I'm not even sure who's reigning it besides the odd one- hit wonder. While Knocked Up and The 40 Year Old Virgin have grown stale for me, Superbad and to a slightly guiltier extent Pineapple Express will always be some of my favourite comedies. It's great to see those casts reunited here especially for "Pineapple Express 2." Although Jay Baruchel has taken a long time to warm up to me, he really worked as the lead character here considering he hasn't participated much with the gang besides Knocked Up. I actually quite related with him which is a pleasure with a film like this, especially one that ends so epically.
Fortunately I really like the idea and I like the celebrities enough to go with their self- referencing humour, even when they're deliberately playing against type such as Michael Cera. It is hilarious for the most part but its biggest problem is the pacing and structure besides the odd unconvincing special effect. The film is presented in chunks and loose segments rather than having them on the journey to a particular thing. It isn't clear until about halfway through how the film could or should end, which makes it occasionally a drag (apparently they didn't know either and had to shoot the ending last minute). It's pretty good, but not quite up to Superbad or Pineapple Express level but perhaps this is a movie best enjoyed with big crowds so the laughs feel bigger and better. I wonder if Rogen and Goldberg have more up their sleeve before they exhaust their style.
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