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The World's End (2013)

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Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from twenty years earlier unwittingly become humanity's only hope for survival.

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Edgar Wright
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Law ... Young Gary
Zachary Bailess Zachary Bailess ... Young Andy
Jasper Levine Jasper Levine ... Young Steven
James Tarpey ... Young Peter
Luke Bromley ... Young Oliver
Sophie Evans Sophie Evans ... Becky Salt
Samantha White Samantha White ... Erika Leekes
Rose Reynolds ... Tracy Benson
Richard Hadfield Richard Hadfield ... Young Shane
Flora Slorach Flora Slorach ... Young Sam
Francesca Reidie Francesca Reidie ... Teenage Twins
Charlotte Reidie Charlotte Reidie ... Teenage Twins
Pierce Brosnan ... Guy Shepherd
David Bradley ... Basil
Michael Smiley ... Reverend Green
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Storyline

20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, 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 World's End is the least of their worries. Written by Production

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

One Night. Six Friends. Twelve Pubs. Total Annihilation. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

16 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK | USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2013 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Kraj svijeta See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,790,237, 25 August 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,004,851

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,089,287
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital | Dolby Surround 7.1 | SDDS (uncredited)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gary also says to the guys, "I'm free to do what I want, any old time" which is a line from the song "I'm Free" by The Rolling Stones. See more »

Goofs

At 1h 12mins, Gary King is accused of having dislocated his elbow, requiring a metal plate to be inserted. Metal plates are used to treat bone breaks, not dislocations. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gary King: Ever have one of those nights that starts out like any other, but ends up being the *best* night of your life?
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Crazy Credits

Sisters of Mercy's "This Corrosion" is used over the end credits. If this track sounds very familiar to you, it might be because other's have described Hans Zimmer's "Las Vegas" music from Rain Man as being a "dead-on swipe" of this Sister's track. See more »

Connections

References The Dark Knight Rises (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Wear Your Love Like Heaven
(Rex Brough, Kevin Clark, B.B. Cunningham (as B B Cunningham), Gary McEwen, Donald Weekes)
Performed by Definition of Sound
Courtesy of Virgin EMI Records Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Didn't Want It To End
16 August 2013 | by MrBenzene33See all my reviews

The Cornetto series continues with nothing short of what you'd expect from Wright, Pegg and Frost. Delivering top laughs with great action and a little bit of romance to suit all audiences. The film's visual style is quite appealing. The only downside to this film some may see is that the gore is not traditional (being robots). The style of violence in Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz shine through with just a bit of a blue tint. The characters are just plain lovable and hilarious in their own ways. Most of the laughs in this film came straight from dialogue of characters rather than visuals. All in all I thoroughly enjoyed this film, a fun comedy with nothing to pick on whatsoever A top film just like the others!


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