“John Dies at the End” is a 2012 horror-comedy film directed by Don Coscarelli and based on the novel of the same name by David Wong. The film follows two friends, Dave (played by Chase Williamson) and John (played by Rob Mayes), who are exposed to a drug called “soy sauce” that grants them supernatural abilities and allows them to see otherworldly creatures.
As Dave and John try to save the world from an impending alien invasion, they encounter a variety of bizarre and terrifying scenarios, including time travel, possession, and other dimensions. The film’s plot is nonlinear and often surreal, with elements of dark humor and satire.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its inventiveness and humor, while others criticized its convoluted plot and uneven pacing. The film has gained a cult following over the years, however, with many viewers appreciating its offbeat style and unique blend of horror and comedy. The film also stars Paul Giamatti in a supporting role.
Duration: 99 min.