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The Prophecy II (1998)

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Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Danyael.

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Greg Spence

Writers:

Gregory Widen (characters), Matt Greenberg (as Matthew Greenberg) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Walken ... Gabriel
Russell Wong ... Danyael
Jennifer Beals ... Valerie Rosales
Brittany Murphy ... Izzy
Eric Roberts ... Michael
Glenn Danzig ... Samayel
Steve Hytner ... Joseph
Bruce Abbott ... Thomas Daggett
William Prael William Prael ... Rafayel
Renee Victor ... Nana
Elizabeth Dennehy ... Kathy Kimball
J.G. Hertzler ... Father William
Nicki Micheaux ... Detective Kreibel
Tom Towles ... Detective Waltrip
Danny Strong ... Julian
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Storyline

Gabriel returns to Earth to prevent the birth of a child conceived by one of his kind (the Angel Danyael) and one of God's "monkeys" (a human woman - Valerie). The coming of this child has been prophesied by a monk, Thomas. When the Angel Danyael kills members of Gabriel's army of angels, Gabriel instead employs the assistance of a teenage girl (Izzy) who has just committed suicide. Gabriel keeps her alive to assist him in his war against Danyael and the other angels which climaxes in a battle in Eden. Written by <JKobran@mintz.com>

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He's back....... and very Angry! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and a strong sex scene | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Christopher Walken was robbed at the airport in Venice and his The Prophecy II script, glasses, keys, drivers license, and $100 were stolen. All items were later found (including the script) except for the money. See more »

Goofs

When Danyael is showing off for the kids with the chair, there's a shot of his head and neck. The collar of his shirt is lifted a couple of inches off his neck, obviously from the wire or harness he's using for that stunt. See more »

Quotes

Izzy: Is that her?
Gabriel: Bingo.
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Connections

Followed by The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000) See more »

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Performed by Thermadore
Written by Robert Allen © 1996
Courtesy of Atlantic Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Published by Songs By Polygram International, Inc. & Saucy Pierre Music (BMI)
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Christopher Walken is awesome, the movie just isn't.
28 February 2010 | by Boba_Fett1138See all my reviews

I'll give this movie one thing though, I enjoyed watching this one better than the original. It had a more coherent story but thing with it story still was that it just wasn't very good. Not very good is perhaps not the best way to describe it. It's more that it's just very standards stuff all, like we have seen in literally dozens of movies before.

So no "The Prophecy II" does not take any originality prizes but at least the movie was watchable, which is not something I can say about the first movie, from 3 years earlier. Seems like I'm one of the few people who doesn't like the fist movie "The Prophecy", so it was sort of surprised with the fact that I sort of liked watching this sequel and thought that it was an improvement over the first movie.

Even though its an incredibly standard movie there are still some elements in it that make it stand out. The biggest one is Christopher Walken. He really enjoys playing this role, which must be the reason why he also is in the first 3 movies out of the series. I mean, I don't think he got rich from playing in these cheap and straight-to-video movies. He is the foremost and perhaps only reason why the overall movie is still a fun one to watch. He plays his character with lots of passion and dark humor without ever going too over-the-top with it.

There are some other well known actors in this movie as well, such as Russell Wong, Jennifer Beals, Brittany Murphy and Eric Roberts. Never quite understood why these movies always managed to have such a great cast with some big name actors in it.

It certainly also helps that the movie isn't too long. It keeps the pace pleasantly high and luckily there is also plenty of action happening, though it's far from anything too impressive, just as the overall movie is.

Forgettable but a good enough movie and sequel.

6/10

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Release Date:

20 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ashtown: Prophecy II See more »

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1.78 : 1
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