MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 252 this week

The Final Conflict (1981)

 -  Horror  -  20 March 1981 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 12,053 users  
Reviews: 95 user | 63 critic

The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

Director:

Writers:

(characters),
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 23 May 2011
 
VHS
a list of 49 titles
created 26 Feb 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 06 Mar 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 28 Oct 2013
 
list image
a list of 29 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Final Conflict (1981)

The Final Conflict (1981) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Final Conflict.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Omen (2006)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A remake of the 1976 horror classic The Omen (1976), an American official realizes that his young son may literally be the devil incarnate.

Director: John Moore
Stars: Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

Directors: Don Taylor, Mike Hodges
Stars: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor
Omen (2003)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A seemingly ordinary day ends up changing the lives of three youngsters: Beem, Dan, and Big, who work in a magazine art department. Ending this particular day with a quarrel, each storms ... See full summary »

Director: Thammarak Kamuttmanoch
Stars: Apichej Kittikornjaroen, Dan Worrawech, Kavee Tanjararak
The Omen (1976)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the anti-christ? The devil's own son?

Director: Richard Donner
Stars: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A police lieutenant in Georgetown mourns the anniversary of a priest's death as a serial killer strikes.

Director: William Peter Blatty
Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif
Omen IV: The Awakening (TV Movie 1991)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Damien Thorn is dead, but his prophecy is reborn in a mysterious girl named Delia, who is adopted by two attorneys, Gene & Karen York. When Karen realizes her baby was born under suspicious... See full summary »

Directors: Jorge Montesi, Dominique Othenin-Girard
Stars: Faye Grant, Michael Woods, Michael Lerner
Omenisms (Video 2006)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Stephen French
Stars: Liev Schreiber, John Moore, David Thewlis
The Omen (TV Movie 1995)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Director: Jack Sholder
Stars: Brett Cullen, Chelsea Field, William Sadler
Damien (TV Movie 1978)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Terence Knapp
Omen (2013)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Makiko Nishimoto
Omen (2008)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Omen has been redefining the boundaries of graffiti with his singular style of painting, both on and off the streets. Using spray cans as his primary medium, he has been leading the aerosol... See full summary »

Director: Oksana Sokol
The Recruit (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Graham Baker
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Harvey Dean
...
Barnaby Holm ...
Peter Reynolds
...
President
Robert Arden ...
American Ambassador
Leueen Willoughby ...
Barbara Dean
Marc Boyle ...
Brother Benito
Milos Kirek ...
Brother Martin
Tommy Duggan ...
Brother Mattius
Louis Mahoney ...
Brother Paulo
Richard Oldfield ...
Brother Simeon
Tony Vogel ...
Brother Antonio
Arwen Holm ...
Carol
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The ultimate confrontation between good and evil! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

20 March 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Omen III: The Final Conflict  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film's storyline applied retroactive continuity changes to the franchise's time line. Damien Thorn had been a child in The Omen (1976) and a teenager in Damien: Omen II (1978) and could have not been an adult in his thirties by the time the film was released in present day times of 1981. As such, the movie significantly retconed the events from the first two films back further in the past to accommodate the series story's temporal shift. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Damien Thorn: "And it shall come to pass that in the end days the beast shall reign 100 score and 30 days and nights. And the faithful shall cry unto the Lord, 'Wherefore art thou in the day of evil?' And the Lord shall hear their prayers. And out of the Angel Isle he shall bring forth the Deliverer; the holy Lamb of God who shall do battle with the beast. And shall destroy him." Only it won't be the beast that is destroyed, it'll be the Nazarene.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Biblical Numerics of 9/11 (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Sam Neill but not much else
25 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

Damien Thorn (Sam Neill) is now 32 years old and powerfully wealthy. He is appointed US Ambassador to Great Britain like his father. A celestial alignment proclaims the second coming of Christ. Damien organizes to kill all the baby boys born at the alignment. In the meanwhile, a group of priests attempt to kill Damien with the only weapon capable of the task: the 7 knives of Megiddo.

This is the third movie of the series and guess what, the style isn't there anymore. There isn't one memorable scene in this movie. The biggest draw is the acting skills of Sam Neill. He shows that he has power and the presence to be the antichrist. Other than him, there isn't anything there. He's very compelling as the evil Damien, but there is a lot of unreasonableness going on here. It seems that the cops would notice something is going on. And it seems that the priests should be better armed. I know only the knives can kill Damien but having guns would be very useful.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
My ratings for each Omen movie Morbius_Fitzgerald
So he wasn't really the antichrist? Zorro-3
Ummmm...anybody else notice? f_damasio52
Regarding the sex scene in this move . . . derekgholmes
Big time factual error metswschamps6986
does Damian return to the same mansion of the first movie? jumades
Discuss The Final Conflict (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?