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

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David Seltzer (characters)
Andrew Birkin (written by)
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Release Date:
20 March 1981 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The power of evil is no longer in the hands of a child. See more »
Plot:
The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Third part of the 'Omen trilogy' with an excellent Sam Neill as Damien See more (94 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sam Neill ... Damien Thorn

Rossano Brazzi ... DeCarlo

Don Gordon ... Harvey Dean

Lisa Harrow ... Kate Reynolds
Barnaby Holm ... Peter Reynolds

Mason Adams ... 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
Hugh Moxey ... Manservant
William Fox ... Diplomat
John Baskcomb ... Diplomat
Norman Bird ... Dr. Philmore
Marc Smith ... Press Officer
Arnold Diamond ... Astronomer
Eric Richard ... Astronomer's Technician

Dick Anthony Williams ... Vicar (as Richard Williams)
Stephen Turner ... Stigwell
Al Matthews ... Workman
Larry Martyn ... Orator
Frank Coda ... Orator
Harry Littlewood ... Orator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harvey Bernhard ... US Embassy employee (uncredited)
Adrienne Burgess ... Woman (uncredited)

Hazel Court ... Champagne Woman At Hunt (uncredited)

Glen Cunningham ... Peter (uncredited)

Ruby Wax ... US Ambassador's secretary (uncredited)

Directed by
Graham Baker 
 
Writing credits
David Seltzer (characters)

Andrew Birkin (written by)

Produced by
Harvey Bernhard .... producer
Andrew Birkin .... associate producer
Richard Donner .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Phil Meheux 
Robert Paynter 
 
Film Editing by
Alan Strachan 
 
Casting by
Maude Spector 
 
Production Design by
Herbert Westbrook 
 
Art Direction by
Martin Atkinson 
 
Set Decoration by
Tessa Davies 
 
Makeup Department
Betty Glasow .... hair stylist
Freddie Williamson .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Brian Burgess .... production supervisor (as Brian D. Burgess)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Derek Harrington .... third assistant director
Christopher Newman .... second assistant director
Kieron Phipps .... second assistant director
Dusty Symonds .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Andy Andrews .... property master
Ronald Coleman .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Roy Charman .... sound mixer
Colin Miller .... dialogue editor
Bill Rowe .... dubbing mixer
William Trent .... sound editor (as Bill Trent)
Mike Tucker .... boom operator
Lionel Strutt .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ian Wingrove .... special effects
 
Stunts
Marc Boyle .... stunt coordinator
Michael Langlois .... stunts
Vic Armstrong .... stunts (uncredited)
Marc Boyle .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Claydon .... camera focus
Freddie Cooper .... camera operator
Paul Jordan .... first clapper loader
Larry Mehan .... best boy
Ron Taberer .... electrical supervisor
George Whitear .... still photographer
Chris Warren .... video playback operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brian Cox .... wardrobe supervisor
Tiny Nicholls .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Michael John Bateman .... assistant editor (as Michael Bateman)
Chris Douglas-Morris .... assistant editor
Neil Farrell .... assistant editor
Jason Lehel .... third assistant editor
 
Music Department
Michael Clifford .... music editor
Lionel Newman .... conductor
Leigh Phillips .... special orchestrator: reconstruction
Michael J. McDonald .... score remixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Stanley Bielecki .... publicity coordinator
Bryan Coates .... location manager
Peter Elford .... location manager
Ceri Evans .... continuity
Jeanne Ferber .... production assistant
Bill Finch .... production accountant
Geoff Freeman .... unit publicist
Linda Rabin .... producer secretary
Joan Woodgate .... dog trainer
 

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Also Known As:
"Omen III: The Final Conflict" - , USA (long title)
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108 min
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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:
Factual errors: The American flag should always be displayed to the far right of any other flags as seen looking forward from the flags. In the Oval Office, the American flag is on the left.See more »
Quotes:
DeCarlo:Every child still living born between those hours is in mortal danger if, indeed, he has not already been killed.
Kate Reynolds:Are you suggesting they've been murdered?
DeCarlo:No, no, I am not. I'm stating it as a fact.
Kate Reynolds:But who on Earth would do such a thing?
DeCarlo:He is born again. And so is the Antichrist - the son of Satan - as foretold in the Book of Revelation.
Kate Reynolds:I'm sorry, Father. Look, I do respect your faith but I don't share it.
DeCarlo:You are not a practicing Christian.
Kate Reynolds:No, I'm a practicing journalist. And one of the first rules of journalism is to be a doubting Thomas. I need to see evidence with my own two eyes.
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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Third part of the 'Omen trilogy' with an excellent Sam Neill as Damien, 14 January 2009
Author: ma-cortes from Santander Spain

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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