4:44 Last Day on Earth
4:44 Last Day on Earth (2012)

In a large apartment high above the city lives our couple. They're in love. She's a painter, he's a successful actor. Just a normal afternoon - except that this isn't a normal afternoon, for them or anyone else. Because… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 17, 2012
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

Though it gains traction toward the end, viewers may finally feel puzzled or indifferent. You expect a bit more from the end of the world.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Ferrara movingly celebrates connection, cooking life down to just its barest essence: a man, a woman and a need.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

4:44: Last Day on Earth quickly devolves into an absolutely endless piece of work that's rife with laughably avant-garde elements and underdeveloped, one-dimensional characters.

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Scott Tobias
NPR

Rehashing old arguments in the hours before certain death is a tedious waste of time - theirs, and ours.

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Scott Bowles
USA Today

Ferrara doesn't give his protagonists room to do much beyond have arguments and sex (though the intimacy is shot well).

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Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Intermittently captures the sense of human desperation it strives for, as if to say the best we can hope for is to crawl past the finish line.

V.A. Musetto
New York Post

If the end of the world was just hours away, would New Yorkers still be able to get takeout? Yes, if Abel Ferrara's mind-bending "4:44 Last Day on Earth'' is any indication.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

Your last day - or, as it happens, the whole planet's last day - will be just like every other one. Mr. Ferrara makes this point with ingenuity and characteristic thrift by using found news footage to provide images of apocalypse.

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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

Too many things were left unexplained about the end of the world. Why not a greater sense of panic? How was the internet still up and running so smoothly? I'm just one of those guys who wants everything to fit into place by the end. It didn't.

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
I couldn't get very far into this absurd movie. I gave my copy away to an artsy friend. She couldn't finish it either. Trash. It's just… More
Shawn Montague
was waiting for an epic ending, but my guess was right half way through... this film was done on what.. one hand held camera? and a lot of youtube clips mixed… More
Manu Gino
A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end. Bad Film! This film must have been pure profit… More
The Movie Waffler
Dafoe and Leigh moap around their New York loft as they await the end of the world, due to arrive at 4:44 the next morning. The advent of digital video has… More
Walter M.
"4:44 Last Day on Earth" is the kind of ponderous movie that provides insights as to why Willem Dafoe is now doing commercials, for which he receives… More