4:44 Last Day on Earth

4:44 Last Day on Earth is a 2011 apocalyptic drama film written and directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Willem Dafoe, Shanyn Leigh, Natasha Lyonne and Paul Hipp. An international co-production of the United States, Switzerland, and France, the film received mixed reviews from critics upon release.


Set in New York City, the film focuses on the relationship between two people as they await the end of all life on Earth. Scientists and theologians alike have predicted that, by the next morning at 4:44a.m., deadly solar and cosmic radiation will destroy the Earth's ozone layer, and all life on the planet with it. Mixed in throughout the film are news clips of various reporters, commentators and celebrities who contemplate what the end of the world will be like.