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 movie was the inspiration for two CBC Radio comedy series, "Steve the First" and "Steve the Second", starring Matt Watts
and Mark McKinney
. Each series was about a slacker (the second the son of the first), called upon to save the world after a disaster. See more
The 8-track that Robert Neville puts into his car stereo at the beginning of the movie can very briefly be made out to be Frank Sinatra
's "Strangers in the Night". What actually plays on the soundtrack is Max Steiner
's "Theme from 'A Summer Place'". See more
[the last man on earth wrecks his car
There's never a cop around when you need one.
The opening credits feature the credit "Based on a book by Richard Matheson", and does not give the title of the actual book, I Am Legend. See more
The flashback sequence which takes place at the hospital on the DVD version is missing several seconds which are present on the VHS version. See more
All Through The Night
Written by Cole Porter See more