Due to an experimental vaccine, Dr. Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic. They believe science and technology to be the cause of the war and their punishment, and Neville, as the last symbol of science, the old world, and a "user of the wheel", must die. Neville, using electricity, machinery, and science attempts to hold them at bay.
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Pray for the last man alive. Because he's not alone.
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Did You Know?
The television newscaster reporting about the spreading of the disease in Neville's flashback is Matthias before getting infected and becoming the leader of The Family. See more
Neville pulls out a huge spear from his chest at the end of the movie. A military doctor would know not to pull out an impalement injury without immediate medical attention on hand. As a Medical Doctor, he'd know he was dying due to the depth the spear penetrated his body. Not like there was a hospital to get taken to and be saved. So why choose to die slowly? See more
[the last man on earth wrecks his car
There's never a cop around when you need one.
There is a 2-minute cold open with no logos or credits. The Warner Bros. logo comes on at the two-minute mark, followed by the opening credits. See more
In the common version of this film, the scene where Richie tells Neville that he should either kill the Family or cure them takes place inside Neville's apartment. In an alternate version, the scene takes place on the rooftop, where Neville has a large water tank and a .50 caliber machine gun. See more
Coming Into Los Angeles
Written by Arlo Guthrie See more