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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 158

Budget: $200,000,000

Revenue: $769,653,595

Languages: en, fr, hi, it, la, zh, pt, ru, es, bo, tr

Webpage: Link

Release Info

  •  PG-13

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • 2012 - Das Ende der Welt
  • 2012 - A világ vége
  • 2012
  • 2012 - Konec světa
  • 2012
  • 2012
Content Score: 100


5.6/10 (3,194 votes)


Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.


We Were Warned.


Director: Roland Emmerich
Writers: ,

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John Cusack

John Cusack
as Jackson Curtis

Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet
as Kate Curtis

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor
as Adrian Helmsley

Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton
as Laura Wilson

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A review by John Chard

And the public gets what the public wants.

Roland Emmerich was armed with a $200 million budget, and this is what it produced. It's an easy film to dislike from an intellectual level, artistically as well, while the science fiction boffins no doubt had kittens where the science was concerned. It's also easily one hour too long in length, and come the second half of the marathon it starts to sag. There's only so many times you can watch your lead protagonists escape crumbling carnage - via various modes of transport - before the fun factor begins to wane. However.

The carnage effects are g... read the rest.