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The Final Conflict -- The Antichrist prepares to fulfil biblical prophesy, murder the newly born infant Christ and take the Earth as his own.
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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Director:
Writers:
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 was good, the film, however, was not 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
Williams Richard ... Vicar
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
Ron Coleman .... construction manager (as Ronald Coleman)
 
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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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Omen III: The Final Conflict" - USA (long title)
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Runtime:
108 min
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Trivia:
Cameo: [Harvey Bernhard]Uncredited, the film's producer as a US Embassy press secretary.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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 (1977).)See more »
Quotes:
Damien Thorn:You, my disciples will truly inherit this Earth!See more »
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FAQ

Why does Damien continually refer to Jesus Christ as "the Nazarene"?
How does the movie end?
Where were the final scenes shot?
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9 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Sam was good, the film, however, was not, 24 November 2003
Author: narnerbee from U.S.of A.

I was excited to view this film after watching two shocking films before, and I was not pleased. It opens with a patriotic type of black mass(fabulously scored by Goldsmith)over sounding the continuing story of Damien, the antichrist, but alas it was not meant to be! Upsetting in almost all departments it was carried into, this film was a disapointment. I could deal with shocking deaths of child killing, because at least that was attention getting, but the ending was a real letdown!!! Sam Neill was absolutely perfect in a dark and seductive role as an older version of the antichrist, but his terrific portrayal was wasted by the terrible writing this one had to offer. All that build up for a lackluster ending! Just watch the first two, and avoid this one!

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