Revelations (2005)

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Just before the start of Armageddon, a physicist and a nun race against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted.

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 Dr. Richard Massey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Sister Josepha Montafiore (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Isaiah Haden (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Henry 'Hawk' Webber (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Professor Lampley (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Nora Webber (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Lucy Massey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Nathan Volk (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mark Rubio (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Ogden (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Tulia (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mother Francine (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Torvald Eklind (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Tom Webber (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Nelson Boyd (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Anna-Theresa (4 episodes, 2005)
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 E.C. (3 episodes, 2005)
Christopher Biggins ...
 Cardinal Laveigh (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Asteroth (3 episodes, 2005)
Scott Williams ...
 Prison Guard / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Dr. Daniel Goran (2 episodes, 2005)
Davenia McFadden ...
 Sister Delise (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Hospital Administrator (2 episodes, 2005)
James Bigwood ...
 Prison Chaplain (2 episodes, 2005)
Anne Katrine Bay Ejlersen ...
 Super Model #1 (2 episodes, 2005)
Karen Sofie Bay Ejlersen ...
 Super Model #2 (2 episodes, 2005)
Jeff Smith ...
 Gate Guard / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Robert Polo ...
 Court TV Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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Set just before the start of Armageddon, the series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a Harvard professor whose daughter is murdered by satanists while McElhone stars as a nun who recruits Massey to help investigate whether what's told in the Book of Revelations is starting to come true. Seltzer and Polone with executive produce the project along with Pariah Television's Vivian Cannon and Jessika Borsiczky. Written by Anonymous

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The greatest story ever told has a final chapter. How will it end? See more »


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A freeze frame of the articles that Dr. Massey looks up about Sister Josepha online reveal the following things about her: 1.) Her younger sister's name was Denise 2.) They were abandoned as infants 3.) She and her sister grew up at an orphanage in New South Wales called The Lord's House 4.)Sister Josepha got her bachelor's degree at Kings Theological Seminary in Ottawa, Canada and graduated with valedictory honors 5.) She went on to attend the Oxford School of Advanced Religions Studies at Oxford College 6.) Her sister Denise joined the following of a self-proclaimed messiah and committed suicide along with the rest of the cult. See more »

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Romanian documents shown are written in Cyrillic letters, but the Romanians use the Latin alphabet. Romanian was, however, written in Cyrillic until the government moved the language over to the Latin alphabet. See more »

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Richard: Can I ask you something? Why did you become a nun? A young woman, attractive, her whole life ahead of her. Giving up having babies, knowing men, going to parties. Never a temptation? Never a regret?
Sister Josepha Montefiore: Regret, never. But, um, temptation, always. This is the essence of consciousness. Consciousness being awareness of choice, choice between good and evil, which is the essence of temptation.
Richard: Boy, you know how to discourage idle chatter.
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Rather unorthodox, but entertaining nonetheless
10 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There seems to be a common dislike in the public for this miniseries, for any number of reasons. Therefore, the majority of people out there seem to be influenced by these opinions rather than their own. I watched every episode starting at the premiere, and I can say that while I was rather alarmed at the constant misquoting of scripture (which is really the only true negative I had regarding this show), overall it was an engaging show. This show seemed to be honestly striving to have a purpose on television, to tell people about what is inevitable, though likely not in the way it is being described in the show itself. This, in a world where religion is so controversial that the very mention of God can spark heated debates between opposing sides. There are always going to be people offended by the mention of religion (but why they bother watching the show in the case, I don't know). With subject matter like the Apocalypse, in which every side has a different idea of how it's going to come about, there will always be sides unhappy with the way it is presented. Instead of focusing in on all the little things that conflict with your own personal beliefs, watch the show for its entertainment value, which I found to be rather high compared to most of the stuff on television nowadays. I would highly suggest that people give it a fair shot, get rid of all your biases, and watch it for its purpose: to serve as entertainment for religious and secular audiences alike.


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