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Director:
Writers:
Kôji Takada (screenplay) &
Kinji Fukasaku (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
26 June 1980 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
The entire world is a graveyard See more »
Plot:
A military-engineered virus, released during a plane crash, kills the entire human population. The only survivors are scientists in Antarctica... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Masao Kusakari ... Dr. Shûzô Yoshizumi
Tsunehiko Watase ... Yasuo Tatsuno

Isao Natsuyagi ... Cmdr. Nakanishi (as Isao Natsuki)

Shin'ichi Chiba ... Dr. Yamauchi (as Sonny Chiba)
Kensaku Morita ... Ryûji Sanazawa
Toshiyuki Nagashima ... Akimasa Matsuo
Haruki Kadokawa ... Team Member - Showa Station
Chû Takatsuki ... Team Member - Showa Station
Takeshige Hatanaka ... Team Member - Showa Station
Riki Gonoue ... Team Member - Showa Station
Eiji Yuki ... Team Member - Showa Station

George Kennedy ... Adm. Conway

Bo Svenson ... Maj. Carter
Stephanie Faulkner ... Sarah Baker

Julie Khaner ... Secretary - Palmer Station
Danielle Schneider ... Secretary - Palmer Station
Laura Pennington ... Secretary - Palmer Station
Diane Lasko ... Secretary - Palmer Station
Patricia Rego ... Secretary - Palmer Station (as Patto Regô)

Nicholas Campbell ... Radio Operator - Palmer Station
Chris Wiggins ... Dr. Borodinov
John Evans ... Capt. Nevsky

Olivia Hussey ... Marit
Joan Beldam ... Girl

Edward James Olmos ... Capt. Lopez (as Edward J. Olmos)
Cec Linder ... Dr. Latour (as Cecil Linder)
Eve Crawford ... Dr. Irma Ollich
Jon Granik ... Dr. Turowicz

David Hovan ... Maj. Giron (as Ara Hovanessian)
Ted Follows ... Dr. Baines
John Bayliss ... Maj. King
William Ross ... Radio Operator 'Ahab' - Mawson Station

Chuck Connors ... Capt. McCloud - HMS Nereid
Ken Camroux ... Lt. Jones - HMS Nereid
Matt Hawthorne ... Navigator - HMS Nereid
Gordon Thompson ... Radio Operator - HMS Nereid
John Rutter ... Sailor #1 - HMS Nereid
Alf Humphreys ... Sailor #2 - HMS Nereid (as Alfred Humphreys)
Michael Tough ... Young Sailor - HMS Nereid
Jan Muszynski ... Ens. Smirnov - Soviet Submarine T222
Charles Northcote ... Sonar Operator - Soviet Submarine T222
Yumi Takigawa ... Noriko Asami
Mitsuko Oka ... Yoshiko Tatsuno
Yoshitaka Kase ... Akira Tatsuno
Ken Ogata ... Prof. Tsuchiya
Ichirô Kijima ... Dr. Tadokoro
Takashi Noguchi ... Intern #1 - Tokyo
Nenji Kobayashi ... Intern #2 - Tokyo
Tayori Hinatsu ... Nurse - Tokyo
Keiko Itô ... Nurse - Tokyo
Tomoko Igarashi ... Nurse - Tokyo
Sachiko Sato ... Nurse - Tokyo (as Sachiko Satô)
Sanae Nakahara ... Young Mother - Tokyo
Yukiko Watanabe ... Daughter - Tokyo

Glenn Ford ... President Richardson

Robert Vaughn ... Sen. Barkley

Henry Silva ... Gen. Garland
Dan Kippy ... Secretary of State Reid
Larry Reynolds ... Secretary of Defense Morrison
David Gardner ... Secretary of Health Watt
William Binney ... White House Aide Simmons

George Touliatos ... Col. Rankin

Stuart Gillard ... Dr. Ed Meyer
Ron Hartmann ... Dr. Rogers (as Ron Hartman)
Roger Periard ... Orderly #1
Stephen Lockwood ... Orderly #2
Charles D. George ... Rankin's Driver
Colin Fox ... Spy Z
Jefferson Mappin ... Big Man
Richard Ayres ... Little Man
Dick Grant ... Pilot
Tyler Miller ... Cossack Boy
Ken Pogue ... Dr. Krause
Martin Donlevy ... Sentry - East Germany
Jim Bearden ... Military Police Officer - East Germany
Wally Bondarenko ... Military Policeman - East Germany
Henry Ramer ... TV Narrator (voice)
Marcello Krakoff ... Toby Anderson (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

John Corbett ... Alvaro Espinoza (uncredited)

Alberta Watson ... Litha (uncredited)

Directed by
Kinji Fukasaku 
 
Writing credits
Kôji Takada (screenplay) &
Kinji Fukasaku (screenplay) &
Gregory Knapp (screenplay)

Sakyo Komatsu (novel)

Produced by
Ken Fujiyama .... associate producer
Haruki Kadokawa .... producer
Yutaka Okada .... producer
Yoshiaki Tokutome .... assistant producer (international version)
Takashi Ôhashi .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kentaro Haneda 
Teo Macero (alternate score: international version)
 
Cinematography by
Daisaku Kimura 
 
Film Editing by
Pieter Hubbard (international version)
Akira Suzuki 
 
Casting by
Karen Hazzard 
Shinichi Nakata 
Masayoshi Omodaka 
Howard Ryshpan 
 
Art Direction by
Yoshinaga Yoko'o 
 
Makeup Department
Thomas Booth .... hair stylist (as Tom Booth)
Kathleen Mifsud .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Katsumasa Amano .... production manager
William R. Kowalchuk Jr. .... post-production supervisor (international version)
Susan A. Lewis .... production manager
Isao Nagaoka .... production manager
Kosaku Wada .... post-production supervisor (international version)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ken Fujiyama .... assistant director (as Kenichiro Fujiyama)
Jesse Nishihata .... second assistant director
Anthony Robinow .... first assistant director (as J. Anthony Robinow)
Junnosuke Takasu .... first assistant director
Masaaki Tezuka .... assistant director
Kazuo Yoshida .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Fernand Durand .... special props
Jackie Field .... assistant set dresser
Lindsey Goddard .... assistant art director (as Lindsay Goddard)
Patricia Gruben .... set dresser
Michael Lennick .... high-tech set designer and constructor
Don Miloyevich .... property master
Fumio Ogawa .... assistant art director
Masumi Suzuki .... assistant art director
Dawn Tanaka .... assistant property master
John Deall .... props (uncredited)
Alan Sharpe .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... sound effects
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer
Kenichi Benitani .... sound mixer
Kenichi Benitani .... sound recordist
Don Minkler .... supervising sound re-recording mixer
Minoru Nobuoka .... sound recordist
Brian Richmond .... boom operator
Allen L. Stone .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Ichirô Higa .... special effects assistant director
Warren Keillor .... pyrotechnician
Warren Keillor .... special effects coordinator
Warren Keillor .... special effects propmaker
Neil Trifunovich .... special effects set foreman (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Gregory Jein .... special miniature consultant
Michael Minor .... matte painting
Michael Minor .... model designer: Sky Spy
Nigel McGrath .... visual effects (uncredited)
Robert Short .... miniature construction (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Terry Martin .... stunt double (as Terî Mâtin)
George P. Wilbur .... stunt double (as Jôji Wirubâ)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Crane .... key grip
Bob Gallant .... gaffer
Frieder Hocheim .... best boy (as Frieder Hochheim)
Takashi Ikeda .... still photographer
Shohei Iriguchi .... lighting technician
Masahiro Kishimoto .... assistant camera
Isao Koyama .... lighting technician
Hideki Mochizuki .... gaffer
Daniel Narduzzi .... assistant grip
Toshieumi Nobusaka .... assistant camera
Tsutomu Takada .... assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Arden R. Ryshpan .... casting assistant (as Arden Ryshpan)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kat Moyer .... costumer
Arthur Rowsell .... wardrobe (as Arthur Rowselle)
Minoru Yamada .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Akimasa Kawashima .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Teo Macero .... music producer: international version
Jack K. Tillar .... music editor: international version (as Jack Tillar)
Marty Wereski .... music editor: international version
 
Transportation Department
Robert Bartman .... transportation manager
 
Other crew
Toshiko Adilman .... director's interpreter
Bill Bannerman .... production assistant
Nancy Eagles .... script assistant
Maya Koizumi .... interpreter
Mikiko Koyama .... script clerk
Shizuko Kudama .... interpreter
Françoise McNeil .... production secretary
Jason Paikowsky .... unit location manager
John Roberts .... production assistant
Shunji Shimizu .... translator
Kazumi Takeshita .... interpreter
Molly Thatyan .... accountant
Natsuko Toda .... translator
John Wales .... interpreter
 
Thanks
Eiichi Amamiya .... special thanks
Charles F. Chaplin .... special thanks
Toshio Nishimura .... special thanks
Tsuyoshi Nishimura .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fukkatsu no hi" - Japan (original title)
"The End" - USA (video title)
"Virus" - Japan (English title)
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Runtime:
156 min | USA:108 min
Country:
Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Haruki Kadokawa was the heir to a major publishing empire. He entered the film business in the mid-1970s with some high-profile features. This was to be his big breakthrough in the international market. He tried to ensure its success by casting some US stars and doing major international promotion (under the international title "Virus"). However, the film was a major flop. Although it may have had some special showings in the US, it did not receive a general release. It was sold directly to pay-TV in an edited 108-minute version.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Once entering the bunker, Yoshizumi watches in horror on several monitors as nuclear rockets launch all over the world. The footage on many of these monitors feature hand-held camera work. Due to the virus sweeping the world many months earlier, there would be no one alive at that point to be operating these cameras.See more »
Quotes:
President Richardson:[about Senator Barkley] You were my opponent in every political battle, but you were never... you were never my enemy.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Earthquake (1974)See more »
Soundtrack:
You Are Love (Toujours Gai Mon Cher)See more »

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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Worked on this film as an actor, 11 January 2013
Author: Wolf Krakowski from United States

I played a Russian army officer. I remember the director chewing me out in Japanese and with animated gestures, because I was not standing with as rigid and military a posture as was expected of an army officer. I was on set with many of the lead actors: Chuck Connors, well past his "Rifleman" days, quipped between takes: "Not bad for fourteen grand a day." Bo Svenson: He carried a whoopie cushion and sidled up to people, making fart sounds, which he thought was hilarious. He also took a lot of pride in showing us his underwater demolition license. George Kennedy: Self-absorbed, sullen and forbidding, spoke with no one. Those three were all really big, tall men. Edward J. Olmos: Nice guy, friendly, engaging. Cec LInder: Liked to play poker between scenes. A very elegant gentleman, exuded mentshlekhkayt. Olivia Hussey: Stayed in her dressing room most of the time, listening to Bob Dylan on a cassette-player. One time, she made her way to the set to watch a scene being filmed and said "hello." She was a breathtakingly beautiful woman, famous for being in Zefirelli's "Romeo and Juliet."

This, I'll never forget ( and no disrespect intended): Local Toronto actor Ara Hovanessian was cast in a small part. He had a dressing room with his name written on a piece of paper tacked to the door. Figuring it would be a positive career move -???- he tore off the "essian," and re-named himself there and then. I can still that crudely ripped piece of paper in my mind. Ah, show-business . . .

Wolf Krakowski Kame'a Media: www.kamea.com

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