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Damien: Omen II (1978)

R | | Horror | 9 June 1978 (USA)
Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

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Seven years later, 13-year-old Damien is just discovering who he really is, and what he is destined to do. Now living with his Aunt, Uncle, and cousin in a wealthy suburb of Chicago, Damien is anxious to inherit everything. Can Richard Thorn finish the job that Damien's father (Ambassador Thorn) started? Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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These eyes will follow you wherever you go and your nightmares will become a frightening reality. See more »

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For some reason Damien seems to forget that he tried to kill his mother Kathy Thorn (Lee Remick) by knocking her off a step ladder and over a balcony with his tricycle in Omen 1. He seems to forget that he viciously attacked his mother while they were driving to the wedding at the Episcopal church at the beginning of that movie. He also forgets that he tried to electrocute his father Robert Thorn (Gregory Peck) at the end of Omen I when Robert was trying to bring him to the church to sacrifice and execute him. And he forgets that he sat around happily and malevolently watching all this evil and destruction around him in the first movie, like when he smiled maliciously when Mrs. Baylock, the demon Nanny, introduced herself, or when he looked into the camera and grinned viciously at the audience at the end of the Omen after his father just died from getting brutally shot. At he beginning of Part 2 atleast, Damien's an innocent. He's actually a good person for awhile, forgetful of his vicious past. We don't know why exactly, and that's a far cry from the sinister character we see at the beginning of Omens 1 and 3. See more »

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Damien and Mark, and practically all of the cadets, as well as Sergeant Neff, have hair that is much too long for any military academy's regulations. See more »

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Damien Thorn: [to Mark] When you've met one platoon leader, you've met them all.
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Damien Thorn: Attention! Eyes front! Chest out! Stomach in!
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Happy Birthday to You
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Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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A good sequel
14 March 2006 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Well, it wasn't great, but I have to admit that the second Omen was pretty good and in some ways just necessary. Necessary, I mean because this story is of course not finished. Before seeing "The Hills have Eyes" on Friday night, they had trailers, and one was *shudder* a remake to the Omen. Another one, another remake! Oh, well, this just isn't going to stop. So, anyways, I saw The Omen last year and figured I should finish the trilogy. I am curious and frankly, a bit creeped out that the new Omen is being released on 06-06-2006, "666", get it?

The story itself is pretty good actually, now that Damien has been under the care of his aunt and uncle, strange things are happening again. It seems like anyone who is getting to close to finding out the truth about Damien is getting killed in some freak accident. This is a very good sequel that should be given a second chance.

6/10


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