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This Is the End (2013)

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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the Biblical Apocalypse.

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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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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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12 June 2013 (USA)  »

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Jay and Seth Vs. the Apocolapyse  »

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Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,719,162 (USA) (16 June 2013)

Gross:

$101,470,202 (USA)
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Trivia

Director Evan Goldberg created a game for himself during filming. The goal of the game was to get as many cast members as possible to say, "No, I can't do that," or get them to refuse to do something. According to Goldberg, the only people he was not able to break were James Franco and Seth Rogen. 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

Danny McBride: Franco, you're just a pretentious fucking nerd.
James Franco: Fuck you!
Danny McBride: And Jonah... you fucking cunt. Craig... you didn't have my back back there. You fucking disappoint me.
Craig Robinson: Bro...
Danny McBride: And Seth... you duplicitous taint.
Seth Rogen: What?
Danny McBride: And of course there's Jay... the self-righteous, cocksucking, two-faced backstabber.
Jay Baruchel: What the fuck are you talking about?
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The Point Grey Pictures title sequence features an animation of apocalyptic mayhem in a city. See more »


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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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The fun of the rapture
29 April 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Many of Hollywood's biggest comedy stars united for This is the End for one of two comedies about the end of the week. Whilst Edgar Wright's The World's End is the superior film that is consistently funny and action packed flick, This is the End does offer many laugh out loud moments, using more crass and crude humour, having jokes ranging from masturbation, stoner jokes and violent slapstick. Some of the best moments include a trailer for 'Pineapple Express 2', Emma Watson's cameo and discussion between James Franco and Danny McBride over a porn mag. Other jokes are more miss or crude for the such as the demon's man parts. The main stars have excellent chemistry together and had a strong dramatic with Seth Rogan balancing his old friendship with Jay Baruchel who hates LA and his newer friends in the city.

If all else fails at least Kevin Hart dies a nasty death.

If you enjoy this film then Zombieland and Dogma are worth checking out.

7.5/10


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