Watch: Seth Rogen Ruins Christmas in ‘The Night Before’ Redband Trailer

Sony Pictures is celebrating Christmas in July, releasing a redband trailer for holiday comedy “The Night Before,” starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie.

The film, which opens Nov. 25, centers on three longtime friends deciding to party one last time on Christmas Eve to mark the conclusion of their 14-year-old holiday tradition — started due to the death of the mother of Gordon-Leveitt’s character — since Rogen’s character is about to become a father and Mackie’s pro-athlete character is too famous.

Comic chaos ensues when Rogen’s wife, played by Jillian Bell, decides to give her husband magic mushrooms and cocaine. That leads to him barfing in a church while wearing a Star of David sweater and then declaring to the congregation, “We did not kill Jesus!”

Later on at a party, Mindy Kaling praises Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball,” which provides the soundtrack for the trailer: “You can cry to it, you can run to it, you can party to it.”

“The Night Before” was directed by Jonathan Levine from his own script.

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  1. Mr Young says:

    Possibly the most unfunny, sadly stupid trailer I have ever seen in the past 20 years.

  2. George says:

    That stunk.

  3. Pixworks says:


  4. Citizen X says:

    I saw part of that ‘This is the End’ movie. Looked like a 2 hour gay fest about how in love with themselves they are. Did I mention it was gay?

  5. tammy says:

    This actually looks really cute! :):) Love all the guys in this movie.( And Mindy & the Gothic girl from Mean Girls! :D) Y’all judgmental commentators need to chill out!!

  6. Everette says:

    Who do I sue to get my 3 minutes of life back? Man, that’s was terrible. I didn’t even smile, let alone laugh.

  7. Goldstein says:

    Note to all filmmakers, would-be-filmmakers and Hollywood execs: If the “highlights” of your trailer feature asinine comments about “Wrecking Ball” and barfing in church, you have a crap movie on your hands. Please jot that down for future reference.

  8. Naz says:

    Hey, Sony. At some point, you’re gonna have to make people like Seth Rogen and Adam Sandler ACTUALLY produce good films to earn their money. This bullshit and “Pizels” is a damn disgrace to the industry. I am quite sure you can find some quality filmmakers out there that actually care.

  9. Dennis says:

    What the hell was that? It’s awful. What is it even about? Man, this is pretty screwed up.

  10. LOL says:

    Christ Almighty, what a crap trailer.

  11. Cole says:

    Rogen is becoming the new Adam Sandler.

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