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Old 2nd July 2015, 09:02 AM
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Netflix added The Prophecy starring Christopher Walken yesterday. This is a film I always saw in the video shop and on trailers but I never got around to renting out and I was wondering if it's worth taking the time to watch it. I believe it spawned some sequels but only the first film is streaming at the moment.
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Old 2nd July 2015, 11:23 AM
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The Prophecy is a great film.

Widely regarded at the time as a film that should have gone to cinemas rather than DTV.

I have the dvd box set. The sequels are ok but not a patch on the original.

I suppose you'll like it if you like the idea of angels battling it out on Earth.

Excellent cast as well.
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It's not the film that I remembered when I rewatched recently, but it certainly does have the odd moment cough...go for it!!
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Its well worth your time i love it.
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Old 2nd July 2015, 05:24 PM
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I'll give it a go this weekend then for sure
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I'm obviously late to the game here -- forgive me, I'm brand new to the forum, and this is only my second post -- but yes, THE PROPHECY is very much worth a watch. I saw it in the theater back in the day, and I've always thought it was one of the most underrated horror films of the '90s. I love a good religious horror tale . . . .
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Old 5th June 2016, 04:01 PM
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I'm obviously late to the game here -- forgive me, I'm brand new to the forum, and this is only my second post -- but yes, THE PROPHECY is very much worth a watch. I saw it in the theater back in the day, and I've always thought it was one of the most underrated horror films of the '90s. I love a good religious horror tale . . . .
It's a great film. One of the finest casts a standard horror film has possibly had.
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I originally clicked on this thread to see if you were talking about John Frankenheimer's Prophecy from 1979 to try and argue with someone if they liked it (because I really did not like it at all. Then I realized this is the 90s horror subforum.

I strayed a little from the topic but yeah The Prophecy is fantastic. Never saw the sequels though.
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So underrated. This is also one of Christopher Walken's best roles yet is never acknowledged by mainstream critics due to the nature of the film's release. Yeah the two sequels are pretty meh but Walken always makes the worst films passably entertaining.
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Yeah the sequels are all pretty bad but the original film is a classic. Eric Stoltz and Christopher Walken give wonderful performances. It's been released on a very shoddy blu-ray overseas, would love to see an impressive release for the film.
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