2012: The End Is Near
- Release Date:
Nov 13, 2009
John Cusack, Amanda Peet
2012 movie synopsis: 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.
Box Office: 2012 opened at number one with an estimated $65 million on its first weekend and with $225 million at the worldwide box office in its opening weekend. The film has grossed $166 million in the United States and Canada markets and $602.3 million in international markets, for a worldwide total of $767,918,347, making it the 5th–highest grossing film of 2009 and the 33rd-highest grossing film of all time worldwide. It surpasses Emmerich's previous disaster film The Day After Tomorrow, which grossed $544.4 million worldwide.
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Cast:John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Morgan Lily, Liam James, Danny Glover, Woody Harrelson, Oliver Platt