The World's End

The World's End

DVD - 2013
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Twenty years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent 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.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen
Branch Call Number: FIC World
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Audience: Ontario Film Review Board - 14A rating
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language including sexual references


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Nov 07, 2018

Watched this recently when I couldn't stand reading more about politics and just like a good pub crawl should it took my mind off things.

Nov 07, 2018


Jul 02, 2018

lol - this movie was so stupid - had me laughing at times - i didnt know if i wanted to turn it off or continue watching

Nov 17, 2016

Let nothing stand between you and your life goals; be it friendship, relationships or the literal end of the world. Worth it.

Aug 19, 2016

This is a 2013 British SF supposedly comical drama directed by Edgar Wright.
It is the third and final film in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, following Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Hot Fuzz (2007).
Although it is supposed to be funny, it doesn't seem to me funny at all because all the actors are overacting unnaturally.
I feel like as if canned laughters forced me to laugh my head off, but I remain dead-silent and frozen to death.
It is NOT definitely my cup of tea.

Jun 02, 2016

By far the weakest link in the Cornetto Trilogy but fans of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz will find some things to appreciate here.

Aug 08, 2015

Simon Pegg does his nerd sci-fi comedy thing. Not annoying, but I never laughed.

steve1961 Jul 20, 2015

an odd, mostly unfunny misfire from Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright. aside from the general lack of originality here (it's basically a cross between Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Wright's own Shaun of the Dead), this movie takes FOREVER to get started, with what must be at least 15 minutes of boring backstory inflicted on the viewer. and once it does get going, it still isn't especially good or interesting. of course, these are just MY OPINIONS. it is a comedy and comedy is certainly a genre that resists any kind of objective interpretation. but i found this movie both unfunny and uninteresting, so it didn't work for me. and a PS to this movie's defenders: if you really feel compelled to insult anyone who disagrees with you over this film, i'd like to politely suggest that you need help of some sort. it's just a movie. the fact that someone else doesn't like it is really not something you should lose sleep over.

Apr 20, 2015

Moderately amusing sci-fi comedy that takes a long time to get started. Attempts at insightful social commentary are hard to pick out of a mess of silly action sequences, but Simon Pegg is somewhat entertaining as Gary King, who seeks to relive the glory days of his youth.

Mar 08, 2015

Silly British comedy with some okay performances from Pegg and the others. Would not have been impressed if I had to spend money on seeing it.

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Mar 21, 2014

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

aaa5756 Mar 19, 2014

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

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Jul 22, 2014

Delta thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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