Variety - 05/31/2013
"[T]he characters' relationships strike authentic, relatable notes of male frustration and anxiety, smoothly handled by actors who are clearly at ease grooving on each other's comic rhythms."
Wall Street Journal - 06/13/2013
"[T]he movie can be outrageously, even sensationally, funny....This monument to low humor and high spirits will likely be a hit of epic proportions."
Rolling Stone - 06/20/2013 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's no way you won't have a blast. In their directing debuts, Rogen and Goldberg come up aces, mixing hilarity and horror like pros..."
USA Today - 06/14/2013 3 stars out of 4 -- "[W]hen it's funny, it's hilarious....[It] hits all the right notes in its gleeful send-up of celebrity entitlement."
Chicago Sun-Times - 06/12/2013 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Rogen and Goldberg invite us to partake in their funny-scary lunacy. As the world ends around them, the actors offer a sweet yet biting peek into their platonic relationships."
A.V. Club - 06/12/2013
"It's a six-way bromance that's also an anti-bromance, a feature-length in-joke, and an anything-goes mash-up of comedic styles."
Empire - 06/21/2013 3 stars out of 5 -- "[M]ostly this is a hell of a lot of fun."
Total Film - 06/24/2013 4 stars out of 5 -- "Franco gently sends up his art-loving reputation in another good-natured performance from what's turning into a knockout year for him..."
Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel star as themselves along with Danny McBride, Jonah Hill, and Craig Robinson in this end-of-days comedy that finds the actors hiding out with James Franco in his house as the apocalypse decimates L.A. outside. Featuring cameos by Jason Segel and Emma Watson, the Sony Pictures film features the directing debuts of Rogen and frequent collaborator Evan Goldberg.