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End of the World (1977)

After witnessing a man's death in a bizarre accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.

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John Hayes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lee ... Father Pergado / Zindar
Sue Lyon ... Sylvia Boran
Kirk Scott Kirk Scott ... Andrew Boran
Dean Jagger ... Collins
Lew Ayres ... Beckerman
Macdonald Carey ... John Davis
Liz Ross Liz Ross ... Sister Patrizia
Jon Van Ness ... Mr. Sanchez
Kathe Cunha Kathe Cunha ... Nun / Alien (as Kathy Cunha)
Mary Daugherty Mary Daugherty ... Nun / Alien
Evelyn Lipton Evelyn Lipton ... Nun / Alien
Jane Wilbur Jane Wilbur ... Nun / Alien
Pat Wylie Pat Wylie ... Nun / Alien
Roscoe Born Roscoe Born ... Student
Simmy Bow Simmy Bow ... Diner Owner
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After witnessing a man's death in a bizarre accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest. Written by Humberto Amador

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There is everything to look forward to...except tommorow


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Ende der Welt See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Charles Band Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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For no apparent reason, French distributors cut the movie down to one hour and fifteen minutes for its French theatrical release, Sir Christopher Lee only appearing in its prologue and its conclusion. See more »

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Here today, Nun tomorrow...
3 June 2008 | by barnthebarnSee all my reviews

The Earth is destined to be no more thanks to Father Pergado and a bunch of Nuns. Christopher Lee (who has since said that he was duped in to appearing in this by his producers who told him loads of great actors were involved) is Father Pergado and gets to do his usual serious and scary routine. The cast are not too bad, though most have now retired from acting. The film has terrible sound effects (mainly created from pressing keys on an old computer it seems) and it ridiculously pondering at times - showing a scene of the sky, for instance, for what feels like hours at a time. Despite this the story is pretty humorous in a world-is-doomed sort of way and the production is adequate. Interestingly one scene features Albert Band and wife Jackie; Meda Band; Writer Frank Ray Perilli and Charles Band's assistant Bennah Burton. Despite its plodding nature I genuinely wanted to see how it all worked out and thus quite liked it.


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