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Legion (2010)

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When a group of strangers at a dusty roadside diner come under attack by demonic forces, their only chance for survival lies with an archangel named Michael, who informs a pregnant waitress that her unborn child is humanity's last hope.

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An out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner with the Archangel Michael (Bettany). Written by Anonymous

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When the last angel falls, the fight for mankind begins.

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Action | Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language | See all certifications »

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22 January 2010 (USA)  »

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Legión de ángeles  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,501,625 (USA) (22 January 2010)

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$40,168,080 (USA) (19 March 2010)
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The tattoos on Michael (and later Jeep) are Enochian, a language supposedly of the angels as recorded by John Dee and his seer Edward Kelley in the late 16th century, which they claimed was revealed to them by angels. See more »

Goofs

In the final fight scene between Michael and Gabriel, Michael is knocked onto the glass counter top with his gun just within reach. As he grabs the gun Gabriel drop his spike anvil smashing the glass but in the next shot when Michael stands back up and the counter glass is intact. See more »

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Charlie: [voice-over] When I was a little girl, my mother would remind me each night before bed, to open up my heart to God, for He was kind, merciful, and just. Things changed when my father left a few years later, leaving her to raise me and my brothers in a place on the edge of the Mojave Desert. She never talked of a kind and merciful God again. Instead she spoke of a prophecy. Of a time when all the world would be covered in darkness and the fate of mankind would be decided. One night, ...
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At the very end of the credits, there is about 10 seconds of "Turkey In The Straw" (the ice cream truck music). See more »

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Referenced in The Rep (2012) See more »

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Die So Young
Written by Mark William Haggblad, Willie Powell Dying Regret (as William Daniel Powell), Benjamin M. Lazzaro, Mike Rawluk, Wayne E Lichte
Performed by Dying Regret
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Either incomplete, or just plain lazy
12 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sadly, Legion is a movie that one WANTS to enjoy... Unfortunately, there really is just nothing really "good" about this movie. The film doesn't particularly appeal to ANY group of movie-goers. The plot and character development wear very thin, so anyone watching the movie for a good story will be disappointed. Low-attention-spanned action-buffs will find dull, repetitive fights and action sequences. People looking for good, well-portrayed actors will find shoddy performances from almost every player in the movie.

Paul Bettany probably does the only DECENT performance in the film. I say decent, and not good, because that's all it really is. There is a SINGLE DECENT fight scene in the movie. Again, not good, only because of lazy choreography and being too short.

There is a lot of thought put into this film, it's fairly obvious. The problem is a lack of real determination from anyone in front of, or behind the camera. The film is overall, fairly forgettable.


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