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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 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)  »

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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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Trivia

An early idea for the story had the film taking place at a studio where a Busta Rhymes music video shoot was taking place, with the main characters present when the apocalypse begins. See more »

Goofs

When Jay Baruchel and Craig Robinson 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 »

Quotes

James Franco: I will shoot off your dick!
Danny McBride: You don't have enough bullets, bitch.
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Crazy Credits

The Point Grey Pictures title sequence features an animation of apocalyptic mayhem in a city. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013) See more »

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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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Pure unadulterated fun from beginning to end...
14 May 2016 | by (Tucson, Arizona) – See all my reviews

Comedies don't get any better than this. The main cast couldn't have been better suited for one another; McBride, Rogan, Franco, Hill, Robinson, Barushel, you get these crazy bastards together and things are going to get ludicrous and hilariously funny! This movie did not disappoint, not for a single moment. I found myself laughing so hard that I felt compelled to experiment to see how many viewings would still elicit laughs and it was at least seven and if I were to leave it on the shelf for a few months then slip it into the ole Blu-ray player for another go it just might work it's magic one more time. Rogan and his writing partner are comedy geniuses! This farce is a must see!


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