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End of the World (1977)

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After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.

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Father Pergado / Zindar
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Sylvia Boran
Kirk Scott ...
Andrew Boran
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Collins
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Beckerman
Macdonald Carey ...
John Davis
Liz Ross ...
Sister Patrizia
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Mr. Sanchez
Kathe Cunha ...
Nun / Alien (as Kathy Cunha)
Mary Daugherty ...
Nun / Alien
Evelyn Lipton ...
Nun / Alien
Jane Wilbur ...
Nun / Alien
Pat Wylie ...
Nun / Alien
Roscoe Born ...
Student
Simmy Bow ...
Diner Owner
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After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest. Written by Humberto Amador

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There is everything to look forward to...except tommorow


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Christopher Lee has said about this movie: "Some of the films I've been in I regret making. I got conned into making these pictures in almost every case by people who lied to me. Some years ago, I got a call from my producers saying that they were sending me a script and that five very distinguished American actors were also going to be in the film. Actors like José Ferrer, Dean Jagger, and John Carradine. So I thought "Well, that's all right by me". But it turned out it was a complete lie. Appropriately the film was called End Of The World." See more »

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Here today, Nun tomorrow...
3 June 2008 | by (Oxford, England) – See all my reviews

The Earth is destined to be no more thanks to Father Pergado and a bunch of Nuns. Christopher Lee (who has since said that he was duped in to appearing in this by his producers who told him loads of great actors were involved) is Father Pergado and gets to do his usual serious and scary routine. The cast are not too bad, though most have now retired from acting. The film has terrible sound effects (mainly created from pressing keys on an old computer it seems) and it ridiculously pondering at times - showing a scene of the sky, for instance, for what feels like hours at a time. Despite this the story is pretty humorous in a world-is-doomed sort of way and the production is adequate. Interestingly one scene features Albert Band and wife Jackie; Meda Band; Writer Frank Ray Perilli and Charles Band's assistant Bennah Burton. Despite its plodding nature I genuinely wanted to see how it all worked out and thus quite liked it.


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