Seeking a Friend for the End of the World | 2012

Directed by: Lorene Scafaria

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Main Plot

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a romantic comedy-drama that follows two unlikely companions, Dodge and Penny, as they embark on a journey to find meaning and connection in the face of an impending asteroid collision with Earth. With only three weeks left until the end of the world, they navigate through various encounters and challenges, discovering the importance of human connection and the power of love in the midst of chaos and uncertainty.

Characters

  • Dodge Petersky - A middle-aged insurance salesman who embarks on a road trip with his neighbor to find his high school sweetheart before an impending asteroid collision.
  • Penny is Keira Knightley's character in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. She becomes the love interest of the protagonist and accompanies him on his journey.
  • Melanie Lynskey's character in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is Karen, a neighbor and friend of the main character who joins him on a road trip to find his lost love.

Ending

In the film "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," as an asteroid is set to collide with Earth, Dodge, a lonely insurance salesman, embarks on a journey to find his high school sweetheart, Olivia. Along the way, he forms an unexpected bond with his quirky neighbor Penny. As chaos ensues and people embrace their final days in various ways, Dodge and Penny find solace in each other's company. Eventually, they reach Olivia's house, but discover she has already moved on. Realizing the importance of their connection, Dodge and Penny decide to spend their remaining time together. As the asteroid approaches, they hold each other and watch the world end, finding comfort and love in their final moments.

Lorene Scafaria Adventure Comedy Drama Steve Carell Keira Knightley Melanie Lynskey