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This Is the End (2013)

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6 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 will have to face with the apocalypse, but with themselves.

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Seth Rogen (screenplay), Evan Goldberg (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

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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Taglines:

Nothing ruins a party like the end of the world. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

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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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$101,470,202

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$126,041,322
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Runtime:

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film appeared to have finished a very successful North American box-office run, falling just short of the one hundred million dollar benchmark for blockbuster status, with over ninety-six million dollars in receipts. Then it fell into very limited release by the end of August 2013. The one hundred million dollar blockbuster goal is no longer considered as unique or important as it once was, due to the combination of higher ticket prices and film budgets, as well as the fact that most major films take in most of their box-office revenue from international markets. Nevertheless, Sony Pictures put the film into over two thousand additional theaters for the week of September 6-12, 2013, specifically to aim at getting over the nine-figure benchmark. On September 14, its ninety-fifth day in theaters, it officially reached blockbuster status. See more »

Goofs

James Franco knows that the gun they have is a prop, but he panics with everyone else when Jonah Hill pretends he is going to kill himself with it. See more »

Quotes

[after a man gets his head cut off and everyone is freaking out and kicking his head around]
Jonah Hill: Stop! You guys! This man was alive a few seconds ago, we can't play soccer with his head!
James Franco: Pick it up, Jonah!
[Jonah picks up the head and blood pours out and he drops it]
Jonah Hill: Oh, God! He blinked at me!
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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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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Meta Movies (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Hole in the Earth
Written by Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Chi Cheng (as Chi Cheng), Abe Cunningham and Frank Delgado
Performed by Deftones
Courtesy of Maverick Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Funniest film of the year so far.

Was lucky enough to see a preview of this tonight, and can recommend it to anyone looking for a funny, modern and silly yet at times shocking comedy. Not sure how it can have a score of only 6.4 at the moment, the film is easily the best comedy of the year so far and deserving of an 8 or my case a nine as i was so pleasantly surprised by the quality of the jokes and the story.

The cast is perfect and the cameos aren't there to fill out the movie and take up time, they are excellent especially Emma Watson and Michael Cera. There are a few scary jumps on the way but the humour will carry you through it, as i said the story so well written you'll go with the flow.

Go watch it you won't be disappointed!


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