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It's a Disaster (2012)

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Four couples meet for Sunday brunch only to discover they are stuck in a house together as the world may be about to end.

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Complete credited cast:
... Lexi
... Buck
... Glen
... Hedy
... Shane
... Emma
... Pete
... Tracy
... Dog Walker
... Jenny
... Gordon
... Hal
Will Coleman ... Public Radio Host (voice) (as Will T.S. Coleman)
Helena Wei ... Emergency Broadcaster (voice)
Jared Sosa ... John From Liberty Financial (voice)
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Eight friends meet for their monthly couples brunch. But what starts as an impromptu therapy session/airing of domestic grievances takes a sudden, catastrophic turn when the city falls victim to a mysterious attack. Trapped in the house and unsure of their fates, these seemingly normal people become increasingly unhinged to surprising results. Written by Oscilloscope Pictures

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug content | See all certifications »

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7 June 2013 (Poland)  »

Also Known As:

It's a Disaster - Bist du bereit?  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,305, 14 April 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$38,100, 21 April 2013
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Trivia

Todd Berger: Plays Hal, the next door neighbor in the hazmat suit. See more »

Goofs

Glen calls the final book of the Bible "Revelations" instead of its correct name "Revelation". A Bible History teacher would never make such a mistake. See more »

Quotes

Hedy: Do you think that when we die, we have to wear the clothes we died in for all of eternity?
Buck: No way. I bet we get those kickin' white robes like you see in the old cartoons.
Hedy: I look awful in white. Maybe Emma would let me borrow some sweats.
Buck: I bet you get a sweet-ass harp too.
Hedy: Hmmmm...
[scoffs]
Hedy: Do you have any idea how many human beings are estimated to have lived and died on Earth throughout all of time?
Buck: I have absolutely no idea.
Hedy: 106 billion.
Buck: Wow.
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Schubert's Ave Maria is listed as written by Chopin. See more »

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References Lost (2004) See more »

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Lay of the Land
Written by Matthew Popieluch
Performed by Big Search
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Great Surprise
27 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

I was surfing through Netflix, where this movie has a nearly 5-star rating, and watched because of that (very few Netflix movies rank that high). I didn't even read the preview.

I figured it was a comedy because David Cross is in it, but he seemed at first to be playing such a straight role that I thought this was a drama. It ALMOST lost me until the moment the characters learned they were all about to die, at which point I couldn't stop laughing!

It begins with several couples talking about inane and stupid things, much like an episode of Seinfeld. Just go with it because your reward is to come.

It's as if Jerry, Elaine, George, Newman and Kramer are facing the end of the world, joined by Elaine's new boyfriend, David Cross. These characters all face death with the same focus on petty minutiae in their final hours as the Seinfeld cast would. It's hilarious!


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