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The Final Conflict (1981)

R | | Horror | 20 March 1981 (USA)
The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

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American Ambassador
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Brother Antonio
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Now come into his full knowledge and power, the Anti-Christ in the body of Damien Thorne is about to strike his final blow. The Christ-child has been born again, on the Angel Isle, Great Britain (Scotland, England & Wales). The plan is simple, kill the Christ child to prevent him from growing up to bring the return of Christ and death of the Anti-Christ. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Damien's introduction for the "World in Focus" show states that he took over Thorn Industries in 1971 and that he has been running it for seven years. However, his earlier conversation with the President established the current year as 1982 not 1978. See more »

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Wonderful!
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So far, I've given the "Omen" films straight eights, which is interesting. It's incredibly rare to find a sequel, much less the SECOND sequel, to be so good.

The idea of the final ending of Damien Thorn was quite creative, and I'm very impressed with actor Sam Niel's accomplishment in fulfilling this part as Damien. It's most impressive, and, personally, I think the ending is rather... not as dramatic as it could have been. I think they ended it all too quickly, but all-in-all, the film is great. This series certainly hasn't lost it's touch, I'll admit.

I suppose it's also very upsetting in places, since Damien is now an adult, in change of the Ambassador position after all this time, but even so, the film is very powerful, and very moving.

Once again, the "Omen" series flourishes.


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