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13 April 2005 (USA) See more »
Omnium finis imminet. The end is here. See more »
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. Full summary »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 30 of 40)

Bill Pullman ... Dr. Richard Massey (6 episodes, 2005)

Natascha McElhone ... Sister Josepha Montafiore (6 episodes, 2005)

Michael Massee ... Isaiah Haden (6 episodes, 2005)

Mark Rendall ... Henry 'Hawk' Webber (6 episodes, 2005)

Chelsey Coyle ... Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)

Brittney Coyle ... Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)

John Rhys-Davies ... Professor Lampley (6 episodes, 2005)

Orla Brady ... Nora Webber (6 episodes, 2005)

Alexa Nikolas ... Lucy Massey (6 episodes, 2005)

Tobin Bell ... Nathan Volk (5 episodes, 2005)

Martin Starr ... Mark Rubio (5 episodes, 2005)

Fred Durst ... Ogden (5 episodes, 2005)

Caryn Green ... Tulia (5 episodes, 2005)

Fionnula Flanagan ... Mother Francine (4 episodes, 2005)

Jesper Christensen ... Torvald Eklind (4 episodes, 2005)
Paul Venables ... Tom Webber (4 episodes, 2005)

Jonathan Whittaker ... Nelson Boyd (4 episodes, 2005)

Winter Ave Zoli ... Anna-Theresa (4 episodes, 2005)

Clémence Poésy ... E.C. (3 episodes, 2005)
Christopher Biggins ... Cardinal Laveigh (3 episodes, 2005)

Werner Daehn ... Asteroth (3 episodes, 2005)
Scott Williams ... Prison Guard / ... (3 episodes, 2005)

Patrick Bauchau ... Dr. Daniel Goran (2 episodes, 2005)
Davenia McFadden ... Sister Delise (2 episodes, 2005)

Joel Polis ... 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)

Series Directed by
Lili Fini Zanuck (3 episodes, 2005)
Lesli Linka Glatter (2 episodes, 2005)
Series Writing credits
David Seltzer (6 episodes, 2005)

Series Produced by
Jessika Borsiczky .... producer (6 episodes, 2005)
Judy Oseransky .... associate producer (6 episodes, 2005)
Gavin Polone .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2005)
Paul Rabwin .... co-producer (6 episodes, 2005)
David Seltzer .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2005)
James Bigwood .... producer / line producer (5 episodes, 2005)
David Minkowski .... co-producer (5 episodes, 2005)
Matthew Stillman .... co-producer (5 episodes, 2005)
Anne Tabor .... co-producer (1 episode, 2005)
Series Original Music by
Joseph Vitarelli (6 episodes, 2005)
Series Cinematography by
Joel Ransom (5 episodes, 2005)
Series Film Editing by
Gabriel Wrye (6 episodes, 2005)
Lynne Willingham (5 episodes, 2005)
Monty DeGraff (2 episodes, 2005)
Juan Garza (2 episodes, 2005)
Series Casting by
Wendy O'Brien (1 episode, 2005)
John Papsidera (1 episode, 2005)
Series Production Design by
Douglas Higgins (5 episodes, 2005)
Series Art Direction by
Jindrich Kocí (5 episodes, 2005)

Roman Illovsky (unknown episodes)
Milena Koubkova (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Linda Vipond (5 episodes, 2005)
Series Costume Design by
Eydi Caines-Floyd (5 episodes, 2005)
Series Makeup Department
Annick Chartier .... key makeup artist (6 episodes, 2005)
Georgina Abanto .... key hair stylist (5 episodes, 2005)

Barbara Kichi .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Barbara Kichiova .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Gabriela Polakova .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Richard Snell .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Rene Stejskal .... prosthetic makeup artist / special makeup effects designer (unknown episodes)
Kandace Westmore .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
James Bigwood .... unit production manager (5 episodes, 2005)
Branko Jehlar .... unit production manager: Czech Republic (5 episodes, 2005)

Joe Barzo .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Vaclav Mottl .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Nan Skiba .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Helena Frankova .... second second assistant director (5 episodes, 2005)
Nick Heckstall-Smith .... first assistant director / second unit director (5 episodes, 2005)
Mirek Lux .... first assistant director: Czech Republic (5 episodes, 2005)
Finn McGrath .... second assistant director (5 episodes, 2005)
George Walker .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2005)

Deborah Greaney Donovan .... second assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
Shakir Hafoudh .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Martin Sebik .... second assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Jiri Fleischer .... property master (5 episodes, 2005)
Jirí Trier .... props (5 episodes, 2005)

Bara Barova .... set decorating coordinator (unknown episodes)
Alice Bartosova .... graphic designer (unknown episodes)
Jirí Cihák .... head scenic painter (unknown episodes)
Marketa Dankova .... assistant to production designer (unknown episodes)
Andrea Faini .... art director: Italy (unknown episodes)
Michaela Formanova .... assistant to production designer (unknown episodes)
Jiri Hrubes .... assistant set decorator (unknown episodes)
Andrej Kostic .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
James LaBarge .... lead man (unknown episodes)
Lukas Lehoucka .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Robin McCarthy .... art department coordinator (unknown episodes)
Michal Ortcykr .... painter (unknown episodes)
Jaroslav Rericha .... draughtsperson (unknown episodes)
Barbora Ruzicková .... painter (unknown episodes)
Monica Sironi .... set dresser: Italy (unknown episodes)
Ján Svoboda .... draughtsperson (unknown episodes)
David Trojan .... draughtsperson (unknown episodes)
Katerina van Gemundova .... art department coordinator (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Jon Mete .... supervising sound editor (6 episodes, 2005)
Kevin Patrick Burns .... re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 2005)
Giancarlo Dellapina .... production sound mixer (5 episodes, 2005)
Todd Orr .... re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 2005)
David Barbee .... sound effects editor (3 episodes, 2005)

Julie Altus .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
David Baldwin .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Colin Codner .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Robert Dufek .... location sound: second unit (unknown episodes)
Tim Farrell .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Nick Foley .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
Cernota Honza .... sound assistant: radio mics / sound recordist: second unit (unknown episodes)
Daryl Lathrop .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
Carrie Lisonbee .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
Martin Lonek .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Abel Schiro .... sound utility (unknown episodes)
Dean St. John .... adr mixer (unknown episodes)
Ted Swanscott .... adr mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Jirí Vater .... special effects coordinator (5 episodes, 2005)

Jeremy Hays .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Jan Holub .... special effects crew (unknown episodes)
Miroslav Miclik .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
Pavel Policar .... special effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
Jake Valdez .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Paul Linden .... visual effects producer (6 episodes, 2005)
Patrick Halm .... visual effects coordinator (5 episodes, 2005)
Jan Vseticek .... visual effects producer (5 episodes, 2005)
David Vána .... visual effects supervisor (5 episodes, 2005)

Roland Friedrich .... Flame artist (unknown episodes)
Miro Gal .... Inferno artist (unknown episodes)
Aaron Greenberg .... visual effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
Tom Kendall .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
Jirí Linhart .... animator (unknown episodes)
Petr Masek .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Bob Minshall .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Peter Nemec .... Inferno artist (unknown episodes)
Robert Pik .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Eric J. Robertson .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Michael Roderick .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Greg Russell .... main title designer (unknown episodes)
Jiri Stamfest .... matte artist: digital painter (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Pavel Bezdek .... stunt coordinator (5 episodes, 2005)

Radek Bruna .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Karine Mauffrey .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Jan Petrina .... stunt double: Bill Pullman (unknown episodes)
Rudolf Vrba .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Arnautov .... gaffer (5 episodes, 2005)
Lenka Dimitrovova .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (5 episodes, 2005)
Jiri Gazda .... key grip (5 episodes, 2005)
Peter Necas .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (5 episodes, 2005)
Peter Wilke .... camera operator: "a" camera (5 episodes, 2005)
Michal Vojkuvka .... camera operator: "b" camera (4 episodes, 2005)
John J. Moers .... director of photography: documentary crew (2 episodes, 2005)

Tom Boyd .... underwater camera operator (unknown episodes)
Václav Cermak .... rigging gaffer (unknown episodes)
Michal Chadima .... video assist operator (unknown episodes)
Thomas Enright .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Jon Epstein .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Larry D. Horricks .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Borivoj Klecka .... gaffer: second unit (unknown episodes)
Martin Schmarc .... video assist operator (unknown episodes)
Stanislav Vales .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Alexis van Kersen Li .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Zdenek Vodvarka .... rigging gaffer (unknown episodes)
Miroslav Vojkuvka .... dolly grip (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Nancy Bishop .... casting: Prague (5 episodes, 2005)
John Buchan .... casting: Toronto (5 episodes, 2005)
Jirí Hrstka .... extras casting (5 episodes, 2005)
Wendy O'Brien .... original casting (5 episodes, 2005)
John Papsidera .... original casting (5 episodes, 2005)
Suzanne Smith .... casting: London (5 episodes, 2005)
Teresa Razzauti .... casting associate (3 episodes, 2005)

Chad Darnell .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Sandy Holt .... adr voice casting (unknown episodes)
Meghan McLaughlin .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
Noelle Trkulja .... casting assistant: Prague (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sarka Zazvorkova .... costume supervisor (5 episodes, 2005)

Jill Lucas .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Pankaj Bajpai .... colorist (6 episodes, 2005)
Jim Towne .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 2005)
Kelley Dixon .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2005)
Susan J. Vinci .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2005)
Greg Faluszczak .... on-line editor (4 episodes, 2005)
Andrew Ortner .... post-production coordinator (4 episodes, 2005)
Anna Ryndová .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2005)
Juan Garza .... additional editor (2 episodes, 2005)
Ione Soyangco .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2005)

Amy R. Bynum .... post-production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Kevin M. Falsey .... post-production assistant (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
James Fitzpatrick .... music contractor (6 episodes, 2005)
Allan K. Rosen .... music editor (6 episodes, 2005)
Blake Neely .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2005)

Mary Oatman .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
Nicholas Viterelli .... music editor (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Vaclav Mottl .... transportation coordinator (5 episodes, 2005)

Jiri Fleischer .... picture cars coordinator (unknown episodes)
Jakub Kadlec .... transportation captain (unknown episodes)
Tony Vizina .... driver: cast (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Claudia A. Highbaugh .... religious advisor (6 episodes, 2005)
Robin Melville .... location scout: italy (6 episodes, 2005)
Nada Pinter .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2005)
Greg Russell .... title designer (6 episodes, 2005)
Kathi Danielson .... production accountant (5 episodes, 2005)
Danica Fleischerova .... production coordinator (5 episodes, 2005)
Sarka Halastovsarka .... assistant production coordinator (5 episodes, 2005)
Pavel Mrkous .... location manager (5 episodes, 2005)
Erin Lander .... adr loop group (4 episodes, 2005)
Vladimir Kesl .... computer technician (2 episodes, 2005)

Catherine Crawford .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Adam Fuchs .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Hieu Ho .... assistant: Mr. Gavin Polone (unknown episodes)
Mark Logan .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Iva Lukesová .... accountant: Czech Republic (unknown episodes)
Markéta Maková .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Paul Marchand .... research consultant (unknown episodes)
Dauv McNeely .... computer and video playback technician (unknown episodes)
Alicyn Packard .... photo double (unknown episodes)
Denisa Pugliova .... assistant: Mr. David Seltzer (unknown episodes)
Tomas Rotnagl .... first assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Faujja Singh .... armorer (unknown episodes)
Veronika Skarlandtova .... first assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
James Smith .... assistant: Mr. Gavin Polone (unknown episodes)
Stuart Michael Thomas .... synthesizer programmer (unknown episodes)
Dale Wyatt .... dialogue coach (unknown episodes)
Christopher Zatta .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Peter Ziak .... assistant accountant (unknown episodes)

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Again in reference to the articles Dr. Massey looked up online, Sister Josepha is referred to as Isabela Josepha Montafiore.See more »
Factual errors: Protagonists rely on full moon setting at midnight on the Sea of Galilee to determine location of birth of the anti-Christ. Full moons are always at zenith - directly overhead - at midnight local time. Only half-moons (waxing half moons at that) set at midnight local time.See more »
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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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
An interesting, if not hugely original, take on the apocalypse, 3 January 2007
Author: boy_in_red from United Kingdom

The end of the world is always intriguing subject matter, for the religious and non-religious alike, and with cinematic explorations of the Apocalypse such as the Omen it's themes are at least vaguely familiar to even those of us not raised in Christianity. Revelations does not stray far from the formula in that respect- the birth of the anti-Christ, the second coming of Jesus, it's all handled or hinted at in ways that will not wow us with originality, but it does manage to place them in a contemporary context without alienating the audience- we are drawn into the story, and it is believable to us.

Bill Pullman and Natascha McElhone play the spiritual equivalents of Mulder and Scully, but with the gender roles reversed. It's a well-worn concept- the believer and the pessimist having to work together to achieve a common goal, but credit has to be given to the actors, who do bring something new to the roles, and make them characters we can acre about easily. Natascha McElhone conveys the wide eyed Sister Josepha Montafiore with such conviction that you find yourself envious of her sense of almost child-like wonder. Bill Pullman also shines as a jaded man who has lost so much.

Revelations also follows the recent trend of focusing on family- it's something I noticed recently in the cancelled sci fi show Invasion. I think it's an effective way of bringing the events occurring around the characters home, quite literally, for the audiences, and for a theme as huge as the world ending, it's a way of not overwhelming the audience with ideas- this is not a cinematic epic, it's very much about the central characters.

There are of course weaknesses with the show also. Prisoners who share a jail with Satan worshipper Isaiah Haden are very easily "converted to the dark side" and it's not completely believable because they are treated as a homogeneous group- they are in jail therefore they must all be unrepentant people who will side with Satan in order to feel good about themselves. It just doesn't work, and considering the depth in writing in some aspects of the show, it's a stark contrast. Similarly, the brief references we get terrorism are handled in a very Christian-centric manner. In a show that deal with God and faith, you would expect some exploration of different religions, and the different forms in which faith and a belief in God can manifest itself, but instead I felt we were being spoon-fed things that boiled down to "good" and "bad@ and that's not what an adult audience wants.

Despite these weaknesses, it's unfortunate that the show was not given an opportunity to grow- I would have been very curious to see the direction the show would have taken, particularly with more episodes per season to really explore the themes laid down in these 6 episodes.

I would certainly recommend this to people who are interested in the subject matters stated earlier, and for those in the mood to get into a story that won't take weeks to see through.

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