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The World's End

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The World's End


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Twenty years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on doing it again. They are convinced by mate Gary King, who drags his reluctant pals to their hometown to once again attempt to reach the fabled pub called The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching the pub is the least of their worries.
Statement of Responsibility: Focus Features presents in association with Relativity Media a Working Title production in association with Big Talk Pictures ; produced by Nira Park, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; written by Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright ; directed by Edgar Wright
Title: The world's end
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, Universal Studios Home Entertainment,, c2013
Edition: EnglishSpanish version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (109 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Playtime: 014900
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Report This Apr 12, 2014
  • orion98 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This movie is not as good as Shaun of the Dead or Hot Fuzz, but it was interesting and entertaining. Simplifying the overall plot and cutting down some of the non-relevant character scenes would have helped.

Report This Apr 02, 2014
  • JMGP rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The film's writers, Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, call this film the completion of their trilogy beginning with Shaun of the Dead, followed by Hot Fuzz. If you liked those two movies, you'll love this one. It is hilarious and yet dramatically intelligent. The characters have depth and complexity, the conflicts of youth vs adulthood, free license vs responsibility, freedom vs oppression, creativity vs conformity, are seriously explored and yet the movie is absolutely hilarious. It's worth watching twice to go over the brilliant dialogue and fabulous performances. In comparison, I recently endured the first twenty minutes of This is the End before turning it off - I think this movie was trying to do what World's End successfully did. The World's End guys explore their juvenile past through their adult lenses; the gang in This is the End remain juveniles in adult bodies and just go from one incredibly vulgar and meaningless sketch to the next without intelligence and without humour. I highly recommend World's End; stay far away from This is the End.

Report This Apr 01, 2014
  • forever_ice17 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I couldn't believe I was seeing what I was seeing for most of this movie. But it was awesome. Really funny and weird.

This movie is really weird, but Martin Freeman is in it. So yeah, watch it.

Report This Mar 24, 2014
  • eliasmerkins rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Not you every day movie. I liked it because it's different and bizarre.

Report This Mar 21, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Simon Pegg was funny, but it was Nick Frost that I was really impressed with. His fight scenes were hilarious.

Report This Mar 19, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Not too bad---good performance. Very predictable but still entertaining.

I was very disappointed. The first really bad movie I've seen by Simon Pegg.

Report This Mar 01, 2014
  • AurynMajere rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Hilarious AND heart-warming...I could watch this on repeat. Someone had told me before I went to the theatre that the film was Sci-Fi, but I completely forgot until the characters and myself were pretty much smacked in the face with it. Some people may complain that it was cheesy or stupid but I nearly bust a gut laughing. I've seen both Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz but they've got nothing on The World's End.

Report This Feb 24, 2014
  • wusoying rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

There's only one part I laughed. It is a good cast, totally wasted on flimsy story.

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Report This Mar 21, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Andrew Knightley: "I haven't had a drink for sixteen years, Gary." Gary King: "You must be thirsty then."

Report This Mar 19, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

Report This Mar 19, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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