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The Stand 

After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 Mother Abagail Freemantle 4 episodes, 1994
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 Judge Richard Farris 4 episodes, 1994
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 Lloyd Henreid 4 episodes, 1994
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 Harold Lauder 4 episodes, 1994
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 Nick Andros 4 episodes, 1994
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 Lucy Swann 4 episodes, 1994
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 Dayna Jurgens 4 episodes, 1994
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 Tom Cullen 4 episodes, 1994
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Chuck Adamson ...
 Barry Dorgan 3 episodes, 1994
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 Whitney Horgan 3 episodes, 1994
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 Susan Stern 3 episodes, 1994
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 George Richardson 2 episodes, 1994
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 Carl Hough 2 episodes, 1994
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Sarah Schaub ...
 Gina McCone 2 episodes, 1994
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 Ace-High 2 episodes, 1994
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 Rich Moffat 2 episodes, 1994
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 Monster Shouter / ... 2 episodes, 1994
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 Len Carsleigh 2 episodes, 1994
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Storyline

When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, most of the population of the world is wiped out. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man. As the story tracks various people, we begin to realize that the two figures exemplify basic forces of good and evil, and the stage is set for a final confrontation between the representatives of each. Written by Rick Munoz <rick.munoz@his.com>

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The end of the world is just the beginning.


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8 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Stephen King's The Stand  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The Stand alludes to the crimson king. A main arch villian in the books with the black stone necklaces that resemble eyes in movie. See more »

Goofs

When Stu breaks his leg, a boom mic is reflected in the rear quarter window of the green Malibu at the base of the valley. See more »

Quotes

Mother Abigail: Mayhap!
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Connections

References Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Dream It's Over
Performed by Crowded House
Written by Neil Finn
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M-O-O-N, that spells good!
19 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this one. If you can make it through the several hours and four tapes, you'll like it too. It has some truly scary moments, and Jamey Sheridan makes a terrific Flagg. The cast gets an A(Gary Sinise especially), and you'll like it. Comparisons between this and the book wouldn't be fair (as with most Stephen King works), but you'll like both. I did. If anything, it is definitely worth a look. *** out of ****


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