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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)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Ending Summer 2013 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 »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Most of the paintings that can be seen hanging in the background were painted by James Franco. See more »

Goofs

When Craig is struck by a beam of light, he yells "Fuck yeah." Swearing is considered a sin by God, in some denominations of Christianity, so the beam should have disappeared after he says this. See more »

Quotes

Jay Baruchel: There were people and they were there and they got... sucked up into the sky.
James Franco: Sucked up into the sky. Nobody got sucked up in here.
Michael Cera: I got sucked off here.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Remake of Jay and Seth Versus the Apocalypse (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

War Pigs
Written by Ozzy Osbourne (as John Osbourne), Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler (as Terence Butler), and Bill Ward (as William Ward)
Performed by Black Sabbath
Courtesy of Downlane Limited
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best comedy of the year so far
24 June 2013 | by Rage-KageSee all my reviews

I saw this movie opening weekend but did not review it right away because I was not sure of what I thought of it. It was not really what I was expecting. I was expecting a raunchy but light hearted comedy that took light of a bad situation but instead the apocalypse in this movie is taken very seriously. I was not so sure I liked that. But I've had over a week to think on it and I have decided that Overall I really enjoyed watching This is the End.

I love the cast I think everyone in this movie is talented and really funny. They all have such great chemistry together but also all have something of their own to offer. The funniest part of the movie for me and my friends I think was a several minute long back and forth between Danny Mcbride and James Franco but I would watch the movie again for that scene alone So overall This is the End is a really fun over the top movie.

I give This is the End an 8/10


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