Nostradamus (1994)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  16 September 1994 (USA)
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Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Mystic Monk
Jean de Remy
Helen (as Maja Morgenstern)
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Bruce Myers ...
Leon Lissek ...
Bruce Alexander ...


Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the future. The film is set in France in the 16th century during one of the periodic plague outbreaks (as opposed to the Black Death [mid-14th-century Europe] or the Black Plague [mid-17th-century London]). The film depicts Nostradamus's rise in influence, because of both his success in treating plague and his predictions, culminating in his appointment as court physician to Charles IX of France. Written by Lyle

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Never before has one man seen so much of the future. Your future


Biography | Drama

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Rated R for strong sexuality and some images of violence | See all certifications »



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Release Date:

16 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nostradamos: I aionia profiteia  »

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$364,164 (USA)

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Nostradamus is showing his son how to use a divining rod to find underground water and says that there is water 4 meters below, but the metric system wasn't invented until 1799 (roughly 160 years later). See more »


Nostradamus: I have seen paradise. There is a future beyond the Earth.
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Referenced in Rederiet: Säkra papper (1995) See more »

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If you are interested in the mystical. You will find this movie very interesting.
30 December 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although sometimes tragic, this tale made me want to learn more about Nostradamus and his writings. I would recommend this movie to anyone with an interest in divination, the psychic and the future of mankind.

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