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The Final Conflict (1981)

R | | Horror | 20 March 1981 (USA)
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The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

Director:

Graham Baker

Writers:

David Seltzer (characters), Andrew Birkin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Neill ... Damien Thorn
Rossano Brazzi ... DeCarlo
Don Gordon ... Harvey Dean
Lisa Harrow ... Kate Reynolds
Barnaby Holm Barnaby Holm ... Peter Reynolds
Mason Adams ... President
Robert Arden ... American Ambassador
Leueen Willoughby ... Barbara Dean
Marc Boyle Marc Boyle ... Brother Benito
Milos Kirek Milos Kirek ... Brother Martin
Tommy Duggan Tommy Duggan ... Brother Mattius
Louis Mahoney ... Brother Paulo
Richard Oldfield ... Brother Simeon
Tony Vogel ... Brother Antonio
Arwen Holm Arwen Holm ... Carol
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Storyline

Now come into his full knowledge and power, the Anti-Christ in the body of Damien Thorne is about to strike his final blow. The Christ-child has been born again, on the Angel Isle, Great Britain (Scotland, England & Wales). The plan is simple, kill the Christ child to prevent him from growing up to bring the return of Christ and death of the Anti-Christ. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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The power of evil is no longer in the hands of a child. See more »

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Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Omen III: The Final Conflict See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,571,675, 22 March 1981

Gross USA:

$20,471,382

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,471,382
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jack Nicholson, Marlon Brando and Gene Hackman were all considered for the part of Damien until the decision was taken to make the character a much younger man. See more »

Goofs

Damien states, while talking to The President, that in two years from that time it will be 1984, making it 1982. If that is the case, than The Omen should be set in the 1950s, not 1976, as it obviously is. This could be due to the fact that at the time the Producers and the studio hadn't anticipated the sequels and the associated time-line. See more »

Quotes

Damien Thorn: If Abraham was ready to slay his own son for the love of his God, why won't you do the same for the love of mine?
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If you don't like the film, listen to the score.
20 June 1999 | by lamptonSee all my reviews

A fairly good end to the trilogy, although it's a shame the threatened armaggeddon never comes off (as in the later novels). Sam Neill puts in a good performance as the Devil's son and is surrounded by decent character actors. However, how Jerry Goldsmith didn't win an Oscar for the score, I will never know. It's absolutely amazing and proves music really can improve a film (just imagine a score-less Psycho, for example).


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