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Image of the Beast (1980)

 |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  3 May 1981 (USA)
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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 ... 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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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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Kathy: But I went to church, I even taught Sunday school.
Leslie: I know. I worked with handicapped kids. And all that's alright, but when we say 'I', 'I did this' and 'I did that' like I did. It proves we left out the only thing that really matters.
Kathy: What's that?
David Michaels: Jesus Christ.
Leslie: That's right. You and I and millions of others like us tried to work our way to Heaven our way.
David Michaels: Jesus said in John 14:6 "I am the way, the truth and the Life, and no man cometh to the Father, but by Me."
Leslie: The Bible says it's a gift.
Kathy: ...
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16 October 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

OK so these movies where made in the 1980's and 1970's . They are kinda going to suck with the effects and the sometimes the plot to. The movie could have been better acted and maybe better produced Even with the first two movies to they could have been better acted, But you have to think that this was a low (looks like very low) budget film. it was made for believers and non believers to show them what the world is going to be like, IT may not be exactly like its describe but the points are the same, there is going to be a one world government, He will try to make world peace, and will tell everyone they have to get the mark on their right hand or forehead in order to buy sell or do anything.He will get you to try to believe in him and eventually worship him but this is all a lie and if you get that mark you are doomed But the message is the same no mater how you are going to look at it Jesus is coming again, And will you be ready of left behind?


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