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Legion (2010)

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When a group of strangers at a dusty roadside diner come under attack by demonic forces, their only chance for survival lies with an archangel named Michael, who informs a pregnant waitress that her unborn child is humanity's last hope.

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... Michael
... Jeep Hanson
... Kyle Williams
... Charlie
... Percy Walker
... Howard Anderson
... Gabriel
... Audrey Anderson
... Sandra Anderson
... Bob Hanson
... Gladys Foster
Cameron Harlow ... Minivan Boy
... Ice Cream Man
... Burton
... Estevez
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An out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner with the Archangel Michael (Bettany). Written by Anonymous

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When the last angel falls, the fight for mankind begins.

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Action | Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language | See all certifications »

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22 January 2010 (USA)  »

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Legija  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,501,625, 24 January 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,168,080, 21 March 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$67,918,658, 21 March 2010
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The name of the diner is "Paradise Falls", a reference to the changing nature of God's attitude to man and the nature of angels from protectors to destroyers. Also a nod to John Milton's Paradise Lost, where it describes the fall of Satan to earth and the war between angels and man. See more »

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When Audrey is in the minivan, one of the possessed scratch the window leaving visible marks, in the next shot the scratches are gone. See more »

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Charlie: [voice-over] When I was a little girl, my mother would remind me each night before bed, to open up my heart to God, for He was kind, merciful, and just. Things changed when my father left a few years later, leaving her to raise me and my brothers in a place on the edge of the Mojave Desert. She never talked of a kind and merciful God again. Instead she spoke of a prophecy. Of a time when all the world would be covered in darkness and the fate of mankind would be decided. One night, ...
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, there is about 10 seconds of "Turkey In The Straw" (the ice cream truck music). See more »

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Spin-off Dominion (2014) See more »

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O Come All Ye Faithful
Traditional Hymn
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Either incomplete, or just plain lazy
12 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

Sadly, Legion is a movie that one WANTS to enjoy... Unfortunately, there really is just nothing really "good" about this movie. The film doesn't particularly appeal to ANY group of movie-goers. The plot and character development wear very thin, so anyone watching the movie for a good story will be disappointed. Low-attention-spanned action-buffs will find dull, repetitive fights and action sequences. People looking for good, well-portrayed actors will find shoddy performances from almost every player in the movie.

Paul Bettany probably does the only DECENT performance in the film. I say decent, and not good, because that's all it really is. There is a SINGLE DECENT fight scene in the movie. Again, not good, only because of lazy choreography and being too short.

There is a lot of thought put into this film, it's fairly obvious. The problem is a lack of real determination from anyone in front of, or behind the camera. The film is overall, fairly forgettable.


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