"The End" is a song by The Doors from their self-titled album. It was gestated through months of performances at Los Angeles' Whisky a Go Go. The band would perform the song to close their last set. It was first released in January 1967 on their self-titled debut album. Probably one of the most famous Doors' songs, featured in Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 film Apocalypse Now and also used in Oliver Stone's 1991 film The Doors, where it plays while the band explored drugs in the desert.