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Left Behind: The Movie (2000)
"Left Behind" (original title)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Action, Drama, Fantasy  |  2 February 2001 (USA)
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The Biblical prophecy of Armegeddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. A reporter left behind learns that the Anti-Christ will soon take power.

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Rayford Steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has gone sour;he ponders having an affair with an attractive flight attendant, Hattie Durham. In the midst of a flight to London, a number of their passengers mysteriously disappear, and chaos takes hold as a number of vehicles on the ground and in the air are suddenly unmanned. Meanwhile, Buck Williams, a television journalist, is pondering the rash of sudden disappearances as he works on a report about Dr. Chaim Rosenzweig, an Israeli scientist who has devised a formula that would make any soil on earth easy to cultivate. However, Buck wonders if there's more to Rosenzweig than he first imagined when he discovers the doctor is in cahoots with two multi-millionaires who plan to broker the invention to promote their own agenda of international domination. Written by Anonymous

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In an instant, millions of people vanish. For those left behind, the apocalypse has just begun. See more »


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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,158,780 (USA) (2 February 2001)

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$4,221,341 (USA) (20 April 2001)
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The airport scenes are filmed in a covered walkway called the Skywalk in downtown Toronto. The Skywalk has an access connection to Union Station and stops about 200 feet East of the CN Tower. Rogers Centre (Skydome) is West of the tower See more »

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When Buck is checking Dirk's e-mail from Alan, look closely when it shows the flashing e-mail. It reads that the e-mail was sent May 23 2000, and this scene takes place after the rapture. See more »

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Chloe Steele: I have exams, I have to go!
Rayford Steele: And I have a flight. It's called a job. Welcome to the real world!
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The Producers wish to thank: Karll Goodman (who inadvertently vanished during editing) See more »


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Believer (Buck's Song)
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view it as a social/cultural document
8 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

If you are wondering where many of the conspiracy theories and paranoid ideas about the the UN, Israel, and international affairs come from, look no further.

This isn't a supernatural Hollywood film loosely based on some biblical passage. Instead, this movie was made by a company (Cloud Ten Pictures) with a political and religious agenda. As a movie, the end result at times more looks like clips out of a televangelism program (complete with family prayers and light breaking through church windows while harps are playing).

For mainstream viewers, it may be hard to believe, but many people believe in this stuff literally, as presented in the movie. And that, perhaps, makes the movie important. You probably won't find a more concise exposition of the bizarre views of a significant number of your fellow citizens. So, if you view it, view it as a social/cultural document. If you are at all media savvy, you don't need to be warned about the unsubtle attempts at propaganda and manipulation in the movie.


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