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The Omega Man (1971)

The Omega Man
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Charlton Heston Charlton Heston
Neville
Anthony Zerbe Anthony Zerbe
Matthias
Paul Koslo Paul Koslo
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Jill Giraldi Jill Giraldi
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John William Corrington John William Corrington
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Joyce Hooper Corrington Joyce Hooper Corrington


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5 years, 2 months ago at Dec 21 23:41
A kind of lame telling of a classic story, but considering when it was made... not bad. I know there are big fans of this with people just above my age. Maybe if I saw it when I was younger I could appreciate some of the schlock.
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The second screen adaptation of Richard Matheson’s oft-filmed science-fiction novel I AM LEGEND stars Charlton Heston as Neville, seemingly the sole human survivor of a biological catastrophe, who finds himself locked in a life-or-death struggle with a horde of nocturnal mutants. When he discovers a band of fellow survivors, Neville joins forces with them to save the human race. Offering a memorably chilling vision of a desolate, postapocalyptic Los Angeles, this nightmarish cautionary thriller blends blistering action set pieces with a healthy dose of seventies grit.
Release date: 1 August 1971
UPC: 085391121022
Tags: Sci-fi (17), Action (15), 1971 (13), Horror (11), Thriller (10), 1970s (9), Dystopia (8), Remake (6), Post Apocalyptic (6), Mutants (5), Mutant (5), Zombies (4), Murder (4), Suspense (4), Betrayal (4), Apocalypse (4), Vampire (3), Adaptation (3), Disease (3), Zombie (3)
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