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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Ending Summer 2013 See more »

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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

According to Seth Rogen, about fifty percent of the movie was ad-libbed. See more »

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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

[Rogen and McBride are digging through the floor of Franco's house when Franco storms through the second floor hallway, carrying his prop gun and a porno magazine]
James Franco: Who did this? Who did this?
Seth Rogen: Did what? What are you talking about?
James Franco: Jizzed all over the pages of this nice magazine I was nice enough to tell you about. Was it you, Seth?
Danny McBride: [Raises hand] It was me, Franco. I fuckin' made jizz in your magazine.
James Franco: Why?
Danny McBride: When I fuckin' jack off long enough, I end up jizzin', dude. I'm assuming, the same shit works ...
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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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References Superbad (2007) See more »

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Gangnam Style
Written by Psy (as Jai-sang Park) and Gun-hyung Yoo (as Gun Hyung Yoo)
Performed by Psy
Courtesy of Universal Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
and Courtesy of YG Entertainment
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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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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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2.35 : 1
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