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The Final Conflict (1981)

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

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Harvey Dean
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American Ambassador
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Barbara Dean
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Milos Kirek ...
Brother Martin
Tommy Duggan ...
Brother Mattius
Louis Mahoney ...
Brother Paulo
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Brother Simeon
Tony Vogel ...
Brother Antonio
Arwen Holm ...
Carol
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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, find the male children born on the specified day, and kill them all. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Omen III: The Final Conflict  »

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The sequence where Damien Thorn speaks to a crowd of his followers was filmed in a Yorkshire quarry with around 450 extras. The scenes were shot with a very low level of available light. See more »

Goofs

In the first scene set in the Fernbank Observatory, the rate of acceleration of the stars under observation is given as "...a couple of thousand Parsecs, minimum". In real life the Parsec is a unit of distance, not acceleration. (However, this could be a sly reference to the famous misuse of the term "Parsec" in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.) See more »

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Damien Thorn: Most people confuse evil with their own trivial lusts and perversions. Now, true evil is as pure as innocence.
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Third part of the 'Omen trilogy' with an excellent Sam Neill as Damien
14 January 2009 | by (Santander Spain) – See all my reviews

This second sequel to huge hit 'Richard Donner's Omen (Gregory Peck, Lee Remick)' centres on anti-Christ personified by Damien (Sam Neill) . Now grown-up Damien (as a teen was incarnated by Jonathan Taylor) is the only proprietary of Thorn industries , one time deceased his forested parents (William Holden , Lee Grant from Omen 2 by Don Taylor) . Damien is named American Ambassador to London by the US President (Mason Adams). A group of monks (Rossano Brazzi , Tony Voguel , among others) get the seven daggers , as Damien Thorn can now only be murdered by one of the daggers . In England Damien is helped by an assistant (Don Gordon) and he falls in love with a TV journalist (Lisa Howard) . The film talks, fundamentally, about the rebirth of Christ and confrontation to anti-Christ Damien . The devilish Damien is poised for ruling over earth supported by his underlings .

This exciting follow-up contains thrills , chills , suspense ,tension and grisly killings . The chief excitement resides in seeing what amazing and creepy murders happen every few minutes of picture . The eerie scenes range from the genuinely fantastic to the bizarre and horrifying images . The movie is quite predictable but we have seen the previous chapters but also its predictability is redeemed in part by the charismatic acting by Sam Neill , the New Zealand-born player , and an effective secondary casting . Colorful and adequate cinematography by Phil Meheux (The Zorro) . Again evocative musical score by the great Jerry Goldsmith (Planet of apes) with soundtrack-alike first entry , winner a deserved Oscar . The motion picture was professionally directed by Graham Baker (Beowulf , Alien Nation) . Followed by an inferior television movie , Omen IV (2001) , and for genre addicts only , directed by Jorge Montesi with Faye Grant and Michael Woods .


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