Due to an experimental vaccine, Dr. Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic. They believe science and technology to be the cause of the war and their punishment, and Neville, as the last symbol of science, the old world, and a "user of the wheel", must die. Neville, using electricity, machinery, and science attempts to hold them at bay. Written by
Roald E. Peterson III <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Pray for the last man alive. Because he's not alone.
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Rosalind Cash was uneasy before her love scene with Charlton Heston, saying "It feels strange to screw Moses." See more
In the opening scenes when Neville stops to shoot at a hooded figure inside a building, his red jerry can is clearly visible before he shoots, in the back seat. After shooting he drives away, and the jerry can has disappeared. A minute later when he crashes his car, the jerry can has reappeared, but it has turned around and is lying against the back of the rear seat. See more
[the last man on earth wrecks his car
There's never a cop around when you need one.
The opening credits feature the credit "Based on a book by Richard Matheson", and does not give the title of the actual book, I Am Legend. See more
Referenced in Alice in Wasteland
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