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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.

Director:

Todd Berger

Writer:

Todd Berger
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Rachel Boston ... Lexi
Kevin M. Brennan ... Buck
David Cross ... Glen
America Ferrera ... Hedy
Jeff Grace ... Shane
Erinn Hayes ... Emma
Blaise Miller ... Pete
Julia Stiles ... Tracy
Jesse Draper ... Dog Walker
Laura Adkin ... Jenny
Rob McGillivray ... Gordon
Todd Berger ... Hal
Will Coleman Will Coleman ... Public Radio Host (voice) (as Will T.S. Coleman)
Helena Wei Helena Wei ... Emergency Broadcaster (voice)
Jared Sosa Jared Sosa ... John From Liberty Financial (voice)
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2013 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

It's a Disaster - Bist du bereit? See more »

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Box Office

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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Color:

Color
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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

Tracy: You know, I never went to Europe. Never. Not once. I never even went to Montreal, which I hear is very European. I never went scuba diving. I never went to the ballet. I've never been in love. I've never even watched The Wire.
Glen: All of those things are overrated. Except for The Wire. That's really good. Last season's not very good, but...
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Crazy Credits

The finale of Tchiakovsky's 1812 Overture is heard just as the ending credits begin. This is a callback to the beginning of the movie when Glen turns the car radio off just before this segment begins. See more »

Connections

References Black Swan (2010) See more »

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Bolero
Written by Maurice Ravel
Performed by Montplezierre Symphony Orchestra
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Great movie
23 January 2013 | by preemptiveselfdefenseSee all my reviews

I came to watch this movie because I'm a David Cross fan and it's the type of premise that appealed to me. I thought it did a great job of depicting the disaster w/out spending a lot of money. Special effects budget was probably somewhere around 200 bucks. It's structured similar to that Jodie Foster/John C. Reilly movie that came out recently, i.e. a couples get-together. Very funny but a lot of it might go over peoples heads if they're into more obvious comedies. It's starts easy, paced well throughout and had a great ending. A really good ending. I really want to mention my favorite parts but I wouldn't want to give any kind of spoiler. David Cross is a good barometer for whether or not you'd enjoy this. If you've heard his stand-up anyways. Watch it, and if you didn't like it, sorry. Just go watch Big Momma's House again and bask in your impeccable taste for comedy and superior intellect. Ciao homies.


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