Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Lists: Adventure, Focus Features

Brief Synopsis: "As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan."

Overall Ranking: 1401 (Rank from 2012: # 65)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 10.53%
Regular 68.42%
Half-Popped 21.05%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Sean Kelly100(full review)
CineKatz Ries89(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest81Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 6
David Baruffi79(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews78(full review)
Bryan Lienesch78 - For better or for worse, I can honestly say there's no movie quite like it.
Comedy: 6
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 7
Rewatch: 5
Dave Examines Movies75
Jordan K74.6
Skooch70(full review)
Tim The Film Guy70(full review)
Angry Vader70(full review)
Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael70(full review)
Thomas Pollock70
Sober Film Critic James Brown70(full review)
Today I Watched A Movie65(full review)
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread63(full review)Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 5
Andy Watches Movies61(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik50 - Predictable and silly but I had a great time while watching it. If you are looking for an easy film that keeps you busy it is a good pick.
(full review)
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 5

People Involved

  • Keira Knightley (Penny)
  • Steve Carell (Dodge)
  • Melanie Lynskey (Karen)
  • Patton Oswalt (Roache)
  • Martin Sheen (Frank)
  • William Petersen (Trucker)
  • Rob Corddry (Warren)
  • Gillian Jacobs (Waitress / Katie)
  • Adam Brody (Owen)
  • (Director)
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  • Lorene Scafaria (Director)

  • Podcasts

  • Us vs Film presents Episode 4: Argo