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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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Sam Neill but not much else See more (95 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)
Barrie Holland ... Reporter (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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Cameo: ['Hazel Court]Uncredited, as a Champagne Woman at the fox hunt.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: Damien states, while talking to The President, that in two years from that time it will be 1984, making it 1982. If that is the case, than The Omen (1976) should be set in the 1950s, not 1976, as it obviously is. This could be due to the fact that at the time the Producers and the studio hadn't anticipated the sequels and the associated time-line.See more »
Quotes:
Damien Thorn:Nazarene, charlatan, what can you offer humanity? Since the hour you vomited forth from the gaping wound of a woman, you have done nothing but drown man's soaring desires in a deluge of sanctimonious morality. You've inflamed the pubertal mind of youth with your repellent dogma of original sin...See more »
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Is "The Final Conflict" based on a book?
How many years have passed between "Omen II" and "Omen III"?
How did the seven priests come into possession of the daggers of Megiddo?
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Sam Neill but not much else, 25 October 2013
Author: SnoopyStyle

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.

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