Rapture-Palooza
Rapture-Palooza (2013)

When the Apocalypse actually happens and a billion people are raptured up to heaven, Lindsey (Kendrick) and her boyfriend Ben (Daley) are left behind in suburban Seattle. The young couple try their best to lead a normal life surrounded by… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 7, 2013
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Critic Score
22%
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User Score
29%



Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

An amusing premise yields few yuks.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

The laughs are consistent and the cast (including Rob Corddry, Paul Scheer and Ken Jeong as a very petty God) is a riot.

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Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

Rapture-Palooza is borderline-heartbreaking in its wasted potential.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

[An] almost endearingly silly amuse bouche of a comedy depicting how the End of Days might play out in Seattle ...

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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times

Matheson's script focuses its energy on small, wickedly funny gags, half of which Robinson seems to have sputtered out as improv.

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

For a film about the apocalypse, Matheson's script felt a little bit too bland and mundane. Who would have thought the rapture could be so boring?

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

It never does live up to its potential, instead becoming bogged down in a repellent character who is supposed to be savagely satirical but is really just tediously crass.

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Chuck Wilson
Village Voice

Should please those who own Shaun of the Dead on Blu-ray, and can quote one-liners from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (the novel, not the film).

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

In a post-South Park world, lazy execution of a ribald, potentially controversial concept will not suffice -- especially not when the apocalypse is being handled with much more wit, vim and verve just across the megaplex.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
There is a lot of funny ideas and great dialogue in this independent film, but perhaps because of the subject matter and obsession with being crude, the film… More
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three stars
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Panta Oz
Rapture-Palooza (also known as Ecstasy) is a fantasy-comedy which is only for a specific type of audience! Others will probably hate it - that is simple truth… More
Manu Gino
A match made in hell. Good comedy! Let me start off by saying there's no need to go see this in the theater. It's Netflix material, for a rainy day… More
Lane Zieben
I felt like this movie was one giant improv scene for Craig Robinson and some of the other notable comedians, but Anna Kendrick and John Francis Daley struggled… More