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The World's End (2013)

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Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from twenty years earlier unwittingly become humanity's only hope for survival.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Law ... Young Gary
Zachary Bailess ... Young Andy
Jasper Levine ... Young Steven
... Young Peter
... Young Oliver
Sophie Evans ... Becky Salt
Samantha White ... Erika Leekes
... Tracy Benson
Richard Hadfield ... Young Shane
Flora Slorach ... Young Sam
Francesca Reidie ... Teenage Twins
Charlotte Reidie ... Teenage Twins
... Guy Shepherd
... Basil
... Reverend Green
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Storyline

20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching The World's End is the least of their worries. Written by Production

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Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references. | See all certifications »

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23 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,790,237, 25 August 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,004,851

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,089,287
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Trivia

Simon Pegg and Eddie Marsan appeared in the Mission: Impossible film franchise. See more »

Goofs

When Gary is telling the boys what he's changed on the car since they last saw it he says "Carburettor" The car is a Ford Granada 2.8i Ghia X this model did not have a carburettor it was fuel injected. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gary King: Ever have one of those nights that starts out like any other, but ends up being the *best* night of your life?
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Crazy Credits

Sisters of Mercy's "This Corrosion" is used over the end credits. If this track sounds very familiar to you, it might be because other's have described Hans Zimmer's "Las Vegas" music from Rain Man as being a "dead-on swipe" of this Sister's track. See more »


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Fools Gold
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Performed by The Stone Roses
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd
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A fantastic conclusion to the Cornetto trilogy.
19 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

I didn't think this trilogy could get any better. However it somehow exceeded by expectations. With fantastic direction from Edgar Wright,smart writing from Wright and Simon Pegg and hilarious performances from Pegg, Nick Frost and everyone else the World's end is a great way to end the trilogy. The story focuses on a group of childhood friends who go back to their hometown in order to repeat a legendary pub crawl that ends with a pub known as the World's End. However they realize that their whole town has been taken over by robots and it's up to them to stop them from taking over the world. I will admit that my only criticism of the film is that it does start off a little slowly. The jokes felt a little stiff at times with their execution and most of the humor was coming from Pegg's character. However once the robots come in the movie does pick up the pace and lives up to Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz The performances are very funny with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost actually switching roles. Pegg is more of the bumbling idiot whereas Frost is the straight man. The other performance are also good with Martin Freeman,Paddy Considine, Rosamund Pike and Eddie Marsan. I also loved the ending which has probably the best ending out of any of the Cornetto trilogy movies Overall the movie is incredibly funny despite having a slow start. It's a perfect mix of comedy and science fiction. I hope there's more to come from these very funny and talented guys.


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