These Final Hours
These Final Hours (2015)

In this apocalyptic drama, James is a troubled young man on a mission. He's desperate to join his girlfriend Vicky at the 'party to end all parties' and numb any feelings as the world comes to an end. On his journey however,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 6, 2015
DVD Release Date: May 12, 2015
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80%
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User Score
63%



Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Writer-director Zak Hilditch's thought-provoking screenplay -- and a stellar performance from young Angourie Rice -- make These Final Hours worth watching, even if its end-of-the-world premise is overly familiar.

Tom Huddleston
Time Out

As low-budget Ozploitation goes, it's snappy and effective.

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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

The low-budget Australian apocalyptic drama has such a terrific start - an adrenaline rush of panic and dread as a huge asteroid colliding with the Earth sends a wall of fire around the planet. It's a shame the movie peters out about halfway through.

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Joe Bendel
Epoch Times

In a strange way it makes a hopeful statement, arguing that redemption is still possible up until the very point we are engulfed in continent-buckling fireballs.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

A run-of-the-mill apocalypse.

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Vadim Rizov
AV Club

Incoherent and pointless as it is, These Final Hours moves with commendable swiftness.

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Wendy Ide
Observer (UK)

Although the film lacks the bravura of Von Trier's Melancholia or the heart and humour of Don McKellar's Last Night, it does have a propulsive energy and a satisfying arc of redemption.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

An urgent yet strangely simple and humanistic doomsday scenario.

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David Rooney
Hollywood Reporter

Despite its strong sense of place and a solid central performance from Nathan Phillips, Zak Hilditch's film is too blighted by the deja vu factor to stand out from the apocalyptic pack.

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Stephen Carty
Radio Times

The plot might suggest a large-scale epic, but These Final Hours emerges as an intimate film about the end of the world.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Gimly M.
Surprisingly evocative. An incipient-apocalypse original that works on many levels. Great cinema not only worth watching, but worth watching again.
Shawn Montague
One of the best Australian films on my list, The hype for this movie drove me insane and I had to travel to a small independent cinema to check it out but it… More
Jesse Ortega
Some people might find this film depressing to watch. This is one of the few apocalyptic films that actually feels like an apocalyptic film. Even with films… More