This Is the End is a 2013 American apocalyptic comedy horror film written, directed and co-produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg in their directorial debuts. It is a feature-length film adaptation of the short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse (2007) also written by Rogen and Goldberg, with the short's director Jason Stone serving as an executive producer. Starring James Franco, Jonah Hill, Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson, the film centers on fictionalized versions of its cast in the wake of a global biblical apocalypse.
Produced by Mandate Pictures and Rogen and Goldberg's Point Grey Pictures, This Is the End premiered at the Fox Village Theater on June 3, 2013 and was released theatrically in the United States on June 14, 2013 by Columbia Pictures. The film was both a critical and commercial success, having grossed $126 million worldwide against a $32 million production budget.