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Damien: Omen II (1978)

R | | Horror | 9 June 1978 (USA)
Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Richard Thorn
... Ann Thorn
... Damien Thorn
... Paul Buher
... Charles Warren
... Bill Atherton
... Aunt Marion
... Sergeant Neff
... Joan Hart
Lucas Donat ... Mark Thorn
... Pasarian (as Alan Arbus)
Fritz Ford ... Murray
... Dr. Kane
John J. Newcombe ... Teddy
John Charles Burns ... Butler
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Seven years later, 13-year-old Damien is just discovering who he really is, and what he is destined to do. Now living with his Aunt, Uncle, and cousin in a wealthy suburb of Chicago, Damien is anxious to inherit everything. Can Richard Thorn finish the job that Damien's father (Ambassador Thorn) started? Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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These eyes will follow you wherever you go and your nightmares will become a frightening reality. See more »

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Budget:

$6,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,880,880, 11 June 1978, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$26,518,355, 31 December 1978
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There had been plans to film a third Omen movie starring Jonathan Scott-Taylor in 1979. However it was canceled after this film did less well than expected at the box office. See more »

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Some trivia/story lines state Damien to be 13 in this film. It takes place 7 years after the first film, in which Damien was 5. So he would be 12 here. See more »

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[last title card]
Title card: For such are false apostles. Deceitful workers whom lie and transform themselves to look like real apostles of Christ. II Corinthians, Chapter 11, Verse 13.
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Happy Birthday to You
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Damien hits puberty.
22 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

If you liked the first installment, you probably will like Damien-Omen II. It still has the creepiness involved in the first movie and the theme of good vs. evil. But like the first Omen movie, it is quite predictable. Some of the kill scenes are good though, especially the elevator scene.

Take a shot and rent this one. Just don't expect to see a classic.


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