How It Ends is a 2018 American action disaster thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal and written by Brooks McLaren. The film stars Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Grace Dove, Kat Graham, and Mark O'Brien. The film was released on July 13, 2018, by Netflix. Will and Samantha (Sam) are a young couple who are expecting their first child. Will flies from Seattle to visit Sam's parents in Chicago, intending to ask permission to marry Sam from Tom, her disapproving father. At dinner, Will and Tom get into an argument and Will does not mention the pregnancy.