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The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000)

A nephilim (half-man/half-angel), guided by visions and aided by the ex-arch angel Gabriel, finds himself hunted and forced to confront Pyriel, the Angel of Genocide.

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The conclusion to The Prophecy Trilogy. Once again, Christopher Walken returns as the Arch-Angel Gabriel. As the War in Heaven and on Earth rages on, Pyriel, the Angel of Genocide, rises to power, intending to destroy all of mankind. The only one who stands in his way is Danyael, who was born of an Angel and a woman, but Danyael is unaware of his purpose, until he runs into Gabriel, who has now become a human after the events of The Prophecy 2, and is acting as his secret guardian. Now, the fate of the world hangs in the balance as Danyael sets out to confront Pyriel and finally fulfill his destiny. Written by Paul McCluskey (pgm03uk)

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Rated R for graphic violence, and for some nudity and language | See all certifications »

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This is also the third time Steve Hytner has played [the coroner] 'Dr. Joseph {?}'. See more »

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At the end of the movie when Pyriel is killed and it shows his skeleton. Danyael drops the stone on the skull crushing it revealing a wire used in the spine of the model. See more »

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Zophael Jones: You answer my question, or I'll personally see to it that you spend the next millennium chained to a damp wall, wondering just what that is that's been winding its way up through your bowels for the last 750 years.
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Followed by The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005) See more »

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Written and Performed by David Micheal Tenney (BMI)
Published by Psycho Babble Music (BMI)
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24 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think many people mistakenly classify these movies as "B" horror, and that's unfair. "The Ascent", in particular, has a few very profound moments, as well as a decent story, great dialogue and a depth that more than makes up for the occasional plot confusion and slightly lacking special effects. Christopher Walken delivers what I think is one of his best performances.

If you like thoughtful movies that will keep you pondering past the credits, this is a good one. Even if you don't much care for the two that precede this one, it's worth a look. The "Prophecy" series does what too few trilogies do - saves the best for last.


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