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This Is the End (2013)

R  |   |  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 »

Genres:

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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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:

$20,719,162 (USA) (14 June 2013)

Gross:

$101,470,202 (USA) (4 October 2013)
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Trivia

The day Seth Rogen filmed the first scene of the movie where he goes to pick up Jay Baruchel at the airport, is also the same day he filmed a special feature for the movie Paul (2011). Rogen never bothered to change his wardrobe and is wearing the same clothes in both movies. See more »

Goofs

When the possessed Jonah Hill violently vomits on James Franco and Seth Rogen, the penis statue can clearly be seen intact although Emma Watson beheaded it earlier in the film. See more »

Quotes

Christopher Mintz-Plasse: I never fuckin' done cocaine, dude.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in The Big Review: Heroes and Villains (2013) See more »

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Spiteful Intervention
Written by Kevin Barnes
Performed by Of Montreal
Courtesy of Polyvinyl Record Co.
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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If you love these actors, you'll love the movie!

If you've seen Superbad, Pineapple Express, etc., then you know the type of humor this movie will have. I, for one, could watch James Franco, Seth Rogan, and Danny McBride leisurely eat a sandwich and manage to laugh my butt off. Thankfully this movie is much more exciting than that. It's brilliant that they all just play themselves and manage to poke fun at their own lifestyles. Expect weed and drug humor of course. The plot sets itself up for hilarity, as they all take refuge in James Franco's fortress of a mansion while the world outside them goes up in flames. Cabin fever mixed with dwindling supplies results in hilarious situations and good one liners.

The movie made me laugh extremely hard and had all my favorite people in one film. I only wouldn't recommend this film if you're uptight and religious.


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