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The Last Days of Man on Earth (1973)

The Final Programme (original title)
R | | Sci-Fi | 1974 (USA)
A trio of scientists plan to create a self-replicating, immortal, hermaphrodite using the Final Programme developed by a Nobel Prize-winning dead scientist.

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After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The programme, a design for a perfect, self-replicating human being, is contained on microfilm. A group of scientists, led by the formidable Miss Brunner (who consumes her lovers), has sought Cornelius's help in obtaining it. After a chase across a war-torn Europe on the verge of anarchy, Brunner and Cornelius obtain the microfilm from Jerry's loathsome brother Frank. They proceed to an abandoned underground Nazi fortress in the Arctic to run the programme, with Jerry and Miss Brunner as the subjects. Written by Bernard Keane <BKeane2@email.dot.gov.au>

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Hugh Griffith filmed his cameo in one day. See more »

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Jerry Cornelius: Fuck off, you Greek maniac!
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Jerry Cornelius in search for his fathers invention.
23 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

A weird Sci Fi movie about Michael Moorcock's creation Jerry Cornelius. In this movie J.C. is finally doomed to merge with a woman to make a new kind of man, the result is bizarre. The movie is a mixture between the style of Kubrick's "Clockwork Orange" and Luining's "Feed." What makes the movie really different from both mentioned is the dialogues that are full of a strange kind of black humor.


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