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The Omen (2006)

R | | Horror | 6 June 2006 (USA)
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An American official realizes that his young son may literally be the Devil incarnate.

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John Moore

Writer:

David Seltzer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Predrag Bjelac ... Vatican Observatory Priest (as Pedja Bjelac)
Carlo Sabatini Carlo Sabatini ... Cardinal Fabretti
Bohumil Svarc ... Pope
Liev Schreiber ... Robert Thorn
Giovanni Lombardo Radice ... Father Spiletto
Baby Zikova Baby Zikova ... Damien - Newborn
Baby Morvas Baby Morvas ... Damien - Newborn
Baby Muller Baby Muller ... Damien - Newborn
Baby Litera Baby Litera ... Damien - Newborn
Julia Stiles ... Katherine Thorn
Tomas Wooler Tomas Wooler ... Damien - 2 Years Old (as Tomas Wooller)
Rafael Sallas Rafael Sallas ... Rome Embassy Marine
Marshall Cupp ... Ambassador Steven Haines
Martin Hindy Martin Hindy ... Haines' Limo Driver (as Martin 'Mako' Hindy)
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick ... Damien
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Storyline

When the Vatican observatory priest sees the appearance of a comet, the Church is sure that it confirms the eve of the Armageddon. Meanwhile, the USA President's godson Robert Thorn is informed in the maternity in Rome by Father Spiletto that his wife Katherine has just lost her baby and she had troubles with her uterus and would not have another pregnancy. Spiletto suggests Robert that another just born child that lost his mother could be the substituted for his son, and Robert accepts the child and gives the name of Damien. Robert is promoted to ambassador in London after a tragic accident. When Damien's nanny commits suicide in his birthday party, a substitute, Mrs. Baylock, comes to work and live with the family. Along the years, Katherine realizes that Damien is evil, while Robert is contacted by Father Brennan, who tells him that Damien is the son of devil. When the priest dies in a bizarre accident, the photographer Keith Jennings shows evidences to Robert that the boy is the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

6 + 6 + 06 See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent content, graphic images and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

6 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Omen 666 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,026,496, 11 June 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,607,383

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$119,498,909
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Roger Ebert, one of the top critics at the time, gave this ***, a higher rating than he gave the original. See more »

Goofs

When the armed police arrive in the church at the end of the film a police officer raises a hand gun and fires it, only one shot is heard but then another officer lowers a rifle which is smoking as if it had been fired. See more »

Quotes

Keith Jennings: The son of the devil will rise from the world of politics.
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Crazy Credits

Names of crew in main title are animated, so some of their letters become crosses or "6". See more »

Connections

References Don't Look Now (1973) See more »

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AVE SATANI
(1976)
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
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What is Hollywood doing?
21 June 2006 | by emilio-tiradoSee all my reviews

This has gotta be one of the worst movies out there today. All the acting was wooden. Julia Stiles continues to be a marginal actress with a somewhat interesting face. Even Liev Schrieber was boring in this, opting to go the strong silent type. Things in the movie were poorly explained, and it just dragged on and on. With people saying "boobenhagen" all the time with a straight face, I couldn't take it. The little boy just gave mean looks sometimes. Julia just tried to make herself cry as much as possible. Liev just tried to look like he was trying not to cry. And Yes, we understand all the underlying theme of red, we don't need it in our face in improbable places. My god, even the blanket at a HOSPITAL bed was a blood red satin looking sheet. The devil boys scooter had red wheels and a red handle. The director was just punching you in the face with red, YES WE GET IT, MOVE ON.


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