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This Is the End (2013)

R | | Comedy | 12 June 2013 (USA)
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Six Los Angeles celebrities are stuck in James Franco's house after a series of devastating events just destroyed the city. Inside, the group not only have to face the apocalypse, but themselves.

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Seth Rogen (screenplay), Evan Goldberg (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Franco ... James Franco
Jonah Hill ... Jonah Hill
Seth Rogen ... Seth Rogen
Jay Baruchel ... Jay Baruchel
Danny McBride ... Danny McBride
Craig Robinson ... Craig Robinson
Michael Cera ... Michael Cera
Emma Watson ... Emma Watson
Mindy Kaling ... Mindy Kaling
David Krumholtz ... David Krumholtz
Christopher Mintz-Plasse ... Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Rihanna ... Rihanna
Martin Starr ... Martin Starr
Paul Rudd ... Paul Rudd
Channing Tatum ... Channing Tatum
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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Trivia

The bag in which Emma Watson takes the water is the same duffel bag used in Pineapple Express (2008), which also starred Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson. See more »

Goofs

When Jonah Hill vomits on Seth Rogen and James Franco, they are completely covered in vomit. In the next shot their hair is dry and their t-shirts are only a bit wet. See more »

Quotes

Danny McBride: Franco, you're just a pretentious fucking nerd.
James Franco: Fuck you!
Danny McBride: And Jonah... you fucking cunt. Craig... you didn't have my back back there. You fucking disappoint me.
Craig Robinson: Bro...
Danny McBride: And Seth... you duplicitous taint.
Seth Rogen: What?
Danny McBride: And of course there's Jay... the self-righteous, cocksucking, two-faced backstabber.
Jay Baruchel: What the fuck are you talking about?
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits, other than the studio logos and the title. See more »


Soundtracks

Paper Planes
Written by M.I.A. (as Mathangi Arulpragasam), Topper Headon, Mick Jones, Diplo (as Thomas Pentz), Paul Simonon and Joe Strummer
Performed by M.I.A. (as M.I.A.)
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Records
and Courtesy of XL Recordings
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Ltd.
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Great humour!
1 June 2016 | by annashortSee all my reviews

I don't know what all the bad reviews are about. I loved the idea of using the actors' real names but creating alternate personalities. The humour is great, and special effects are rather realistic! Also, I particularly loved Michael Cera and Paul Rudd's appearances! Great job to the writers, directors and actors. For me, this was the perfect combination of comedy, horror and sci-fi. There was a sense of doom throughout, especially with the wide shots of LA, which made me feel quite uncomfortable, but then there was plenty of comic relief.

I don't often laugh at movies, but if you're looking for a relaxed, light comedy, I would recommend this film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

12 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jay and Seth Vs. the Apocolapyse See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,719,162, 16 June 2013

Gross USA:

$101,470,202

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$126,041,322
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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