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This Is the End

By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Language, drugs, death in very funny doomsday movie.

Movie R 2013 107 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 17 parent reviews

age 18+
Cause this Swears A lot
age 10+

This is a really great and funny film

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (17 ):
Kids say (54 ):

This enjoyable comedy extravaganza is a remarkable mix of monsters, visual effects, vulgar humor, and feel-good optimism. Rogen and writer Evan Goldberg, who previously teamed up on the screenplays for Superbad, Pineapple Express, The Green Hornet, and The Watch, make their co-directing debut here. At first, the novelty of watching these actors play "themselves" is good fun in itself, but eventually they turn into truly interesting characters (and probably quite unlike their real selves). As with other Rogen/Goldberg movies, this one eventually focuses on a "bromance," i.e. two guys' attempt to work past their differences and establish a lasting friendship. Amazingly, it's also about redemption and trying to become genuinely good people. Rogen and Goldberg successfully keep the jokes organic and flowing, escalating the stakes and the surprises throughout and creating a comedy for the ages in the process.

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