• This Is the End (2013)

This Is the End

Release Date: June 12th, 2013

DVD Release Date: October 1st, 2013

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

In Hollywood, actor James Franco is throwing a party with a slew of celebrity pals. Among those in attendance are his buddies Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson. Suddenly, an apocalypse of biblical proportions erupts, causing untold carnage among Tinseltown's elite and trapping Franco's party in his home. As the world they knew disintegrates outside, cabin fever and dwindling supplies threaten to tear the six friends apart.

Cast: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Michael Cera, Emma Watson

Director: Seth Rogen , Evan Goldberg

Genres: Comedy , Fantasy

Production Co: Mandate Pictures, Point Grey

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Friendship, Underdog, Los Angeles, 2010s, Madcap, Best friend, Survival, Escape

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Out-of-control hilarious. show more

  • 79
    William GossFilm.com

    Occupies an odd middle ground between their Apatow-produced bromances, the giddy gruesomeness of the recent “Aftershock” and the confined social abrasiveness of “It’s a Disaster.” show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    It also expresses the anxiety and insecurity of comics conscious of the big issues in life they are expected either to avoid or make fun of in their work. Rogen and Goldberg take the latter approach here, in an immature but sometimes surprisingly upfront way one can interpret seriously. Or not. show more

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