PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Gerard Butler was first considered for the role of Jackson Curtis. He turned it down because of scheduling conflicts.
Honey, women pay me thousands of dollars to handle their boobs, and you get it for free.
When Charlie is broadcasting in Yellowstone, he says he is at the top of Mount Bighorn. He also passes the wooden sign that says "Mount Bighorn - Elevation 2500 feet". Not only is Mount Bighorn completely fictitious, the lowest elevation in Yellowstone is 5,314 feet.
The opening scene of the movie shows the years and events leading up to 2012 (2009...2010...2011). The title card not only states the movie's title, but also seems to indicate, "And in the year 2012..."
There were some deleted scenes that were featured on the DVD:
English, French, Tibetan, Mandarin, Russian, Hindi, Portuguese, Latin, Italian, Spanish
$65,237,614 15 November 2009