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
DVD Release Date: August 20, 2013
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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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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Robinson's grating performance becomes increasingly difficult to stomach...

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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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Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

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

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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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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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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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Walter M.
As if things were not bad enough for Seattle what with the Supersonics moving to Oklahoma, the last Super Bowl and finding out that they are seriously overdue… 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
Jesse Ortega
This follows the principle set by Your Majesty and Hellbenders. They curse a lot in the hopes that you don't notice how much the film is lacking in decent… More