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End of Days (1999)

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Horror  |  24 November 1999 (USA)
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At the end of the century, Satan visits New York in search of a bride. It's up to an ex-cop who now runs an elite security outfit to stop him.

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On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. If he bears her child between 11:00 PM and midnight on New Year's Eve, the world will end, and the only hope lies within an atheist ex-cop named Jericho Cane, who no longer believes in God because of the murder of his wife and daughter. Written by Ridley Lavine

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When the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison. See more »


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Rated R for intense violence and gore, a strong sex scene and language | See all certifications »

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El día final  »

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$83,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,370,017 (UK) (10 December 1999)

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$66,862,068 (USA) (3 March 2000)
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Trivia

Udo Kier claimed in an interview that he was considered for the role of Satan in the film but the producers didn't want the hero and villain to both have German/Austrian accents, and he was eventually cast in a secondary role. See more »

Goofs

In talking about the End of Days, Father John says that the Gregorian Monks created the Gregorian Calendar in order to be able to correctly identify when the Apocalypse was going to happen (1999). In reality, there is no such monastic order as the Gregorian Monks. The Gregorian calendar was actually named for Pope Gregory XIII, who was Pope when the calendar was first implemented in 1582. The calendar was adopted because the old Julian calendar was slightly too long, and the date of Easter was slowly drifting forward. See more »

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Jericho Cane: Who the fuck are you?
The Man: Oh, I think you know who I am. You just don't want to believe it.
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Referenced in Conan: And the Wind Whispered 'Balls' (2011) See more »

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The Christmas Song
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Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
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Arnold's Last Great Movie
26 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After "End Of Days" Arnold had not really made a hit. "The 6th Day" was a decent SCFI movie, but was a little too corny. "Collateral Damage" was also just a decent action movie, that suffered from some bad writing. Finally "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" was a pretty big letdown with way too much humor that just felt so forced.

"End of Days" is for sure his last great movie. "End of Days" takes place right around when 1999 was coming to an end and many people thought the world was too. Well in the film the Devil(Well played by Gabriel Byrne)must mate with a chosen woman who could bring the earth to an end. So, it's up to burned out cop Arnold to stop this plot from happening.

The movie has a very goofy story only teenagers would find brilliant, but the movie does have lots of big loud action,great performances,and is well directed by Peter Hyams(Sudden Death,A Sound Of Thunder).


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