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Based on 14 Reviews
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  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    The movie is probably best appreciated by devotees of the cult director, who has made some good films and some interesting ones (and some that are both): "King of New York," "Bad Lieutenant," "The Addiction." "4:44" isn't quite in that company. show more

  • 50
    Scott Bowles USA Today

    An hour into Earth and we're waiting for the film to end, not just the planet. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Feels stagy and anti-visceral. show more

  • 50
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    In his 4:44 Last Day on Earth, the auteur imagines the apocalypse from an aging NYC hipster's perspective, hitting melancholy notes that may ring true for a small segment of the art-house audience but, without the compelling presence of Willem Dafoe, would have little hope at the box office. show more

  • 60
    Scott Tobias NPR

    Best of all is the half-surreal, half-touching scene of the couple ordering Chinese delivery - needless to say, the tip is sizable - and inviting the courier to Skype his family one last time and share in a moment of common humanity. show more

  • 65
    Stephanie Zacharek Movieline

    The picture is also weirdly compelling, maybe most notably for the way Dafoe's character - who is, in this respect, perhaps a stand-in for the Bronx-born Ferrara - seems to be grappling less with the idea that the world is ending than that the city is ending. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    If the end of the world was just hours away, would New Yorkers still be able to get takeout? Yes, if Abel Ferrara's mind-bending 4:44 Last Day on Earth is any indication. show more

  • 50
    Jaime N. Christley Slant Magazine

    It's only natural that Abel Ferrara's vision of the end of the world should take corporeal form as a quasi-autobiographical hangout movie. show more

  • 40
    Joshua Rothkopf Time Out New York

    Let's not make 4:44 Last Day on Earth sound cooler than it is. Compared with Lars von Trier's histrionically doomed "Melancholia," the film lacks any serious attempt to grapple with mortality. show more

  • 50
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    One of Dafoe's deadbeat friends observes, ''The world's been ending ever since it started, man,'' and you may think the same thing about this movie. show more

  • August 10, 2012 zw00000000072926
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    Oh my goodness! This is the worst movie I have ever attempted to watch in my lifetime. Horrible. Please do not waste your money on this movie. I can not believe Willem Dafoe stooped to this level. Terrible!

  • July 30, 2012 Chad
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    Seems Awesome!!

  • July 25, 2012 conmorin
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    Please... PLEASE DO NOT waste your time. This movie is one of the worst movies I\'ve EVER seen. I agree with what someone else said, I ************* it in hopes that it would get better. Trust me... it DOESN\'T! HORRIBLE HORRIBLE HORRIBLE. Last Day on Earth -more like the last film anyone involved in this should ever work on. Everyone involved should be ashamed.

  • July 22, 2012 pg00000000127066
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    worst movie ever, is the green goblen hurtting that much for money????

  • July 19, 2012 wp00000000127130
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    This is the worst movie I have seen in a very long time. I kept thinking that it would pick up- get more interesting. Finally, I just wanted it over with.

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