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Image of the Beast (1980)

Third and best known entry in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. Fundamentalist Christian guerrilla David helps condemned dissidents escape, attempts to subvert the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
William Wellman Jr. ...
David Michaels
Susan Plumb ...
Kathy
Patty Dunning ...
Russell S. Doughten Jr. ...
Reverend Matthew Turner (as Russell Doughten)
Wenda Shereos ...
Leslie
Thom Rachford ...
Jerry Bradford (as Tom Rachford)
Maryann Rachford ...
Diane Bradford
Sandy Christen ...
Sandy Stevens
David Crabtree
Ben Sampson ...
Billy
Justin Craig
Herb Brown ...
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Ray Baxter
Mike Niday ...
Jim Wright
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Third and best known entry in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. Fundamentalist Christian guerrilla David helps condemned dissidents escape, attempts to subvert the computerized Mark of the Beast, and generally tries to survive as prophecy unfolds in the rise of the Antichrist to the pinnacle of his power and the beginning of God's war on sinful man. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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This prophetic series began with "A THIEF IN THE NIGHT," then came "A DISTANT THUNDER" ...and now the MIGHTIEST of them all... ...as the story continues

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3 May 1981 (USA)  »

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A Thief in the Night III: Image of the Beast  »

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David Michaels: The only benefit of being a believer these days is where we go if they win.
Kathy: What if one were not a believer?
David Michaels: My advice to that person would be stay alive as long as possible.
Kathy: Then you've got to get us out of here.
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15 September 2004 | by (Waterbury, CT) – See all my reviews

The first one, the second one, and the third one are good movies that show what will happen when Jesus comes to get us. Yeah the clothing is bad, and the hair is messed up, but this movie was made in the late 70's. It's a good movie either way, and Left Behind is nothing compared to these series. It's more people like than government talking throughout the whole movie like Left Behind. It's great, and sad at the same time. I recommend it to people who don't believe in God, and don't believe in the end of the world, until next thousands of years where there are going to be new people building up this earth and starting all over again.

Go out and rent the series!


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