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The Omen

Lists: Horror

Brief Synopsis: "Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from 1976."

Overall Ranking: 510 (Rank from 1976: # 4)


Rating:
83.2
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
85.25

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 40%
Regular 60%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
CinemaVisitor Erik95
David Baruffi88
Lisa Marie Bowman80 - By the time the film ends, you are convinced that anyone can die.
(full review)
Bryan Lienesch78 - The most frustrating aspect of The Omen is the amount of potential that it doesn't quite live up to.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 4
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews75(full review)



People Involved

  • Gregory Peck (Robert Thorn)
  • Lee Remick (Katherine Thorn)
  • David Warner (Keith Jennings)
  • Billie Whitelaw (Mrs. Baylock)
  • Harvey Stephens (Damien)
  • Patrick Troughton (Father Brennan)
  • Martin Benson (Father Spiletto)
  • Robert Rietty (Monk)
  • Tommy Duggan (Priest)
  • John Stride (Psychiatrist)
  • Holly Palance (Young Nanny)
  • Anthony Nicholls (Dr. Becker)
  • Roy Boyd (Reporter)
  • Sheila Raynor (Mrs. Horton)
  • Robert MacLeod (Horton)
  • Bruce Boa (Thorns Aide)
  • Don Fellows (Thorns Second Aide)
  • Patrick McAlinney (Photographer)
  • Dawn Perllman (Chambermaid)
  • Nancy Mannigham (Nurse)
  • Miki Iveria (First Nun)
  • Betty McDowall (American Secretary)
  • Nicholas Campbell (Marine)
  • Burnell Tucker (Secret Service Man)
  • Ronald Leigh-Hunt (Gentleman at Rugby Match)
  • Guglielmo Spoletini (Italian Taxi Driver)
  • Yaackov Banai (Arab)
  • Richard Donner (Director)