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    Unique ID Code: 0000006510
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    Added on: 3/7/2000 20:49
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    End Of Days (UK)

    6 / 10
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    Prepare for the end
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 117 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger marks his return to action movies, in this dark tale of good versus a powerful evil!

    New York City, 1979: In a Manhattan hospital, a newborn child enters the world, a beautiful baby girl. That same day in a lofty cathedral in the Vatican City, a young priest informs the Pope of the birth of the child. Her birth has been feared for centuries. The scripture has indeed proven true: the child, Christine, bears the birthmark of the anti-Christ, and has been chosen for an unholy union.

    Following an unorthodox baptism in the hospital`s morgue, she is returned to her mother, as if everything is back to normal. But things are far from normal. The inevitable countdown to doom has begun.

    New York City, December 28, 1999: As the world approaches the end of a century and the end of a millennium, it is the beginning of the end.

    Jericho Cane (Arnold Schwarzenegger), a beaten down ex-cop, wakes up to another day, oblivious to the struggle that he soon must face. His job as a security specialist alongside his partner Chicago (Kevin Pollak) has become a tireless routine of seedy surveillance jobs, and since the death of his wife and child, everything in life which once held any meaning to him is now gone.

    Following a bizarre confrontation with a crazed homeless man warning him of impending doom, Cane rescues a young woman from attackers who have invaded her home. A woman by the name of Christine York (Robin Tunney). He soon finds himself drawn into a heart-stopping game of cat and mouse, as he realizes that she is the key to a supernatural force of terror, born of prophecy long ago foretold.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Spotlight On Location Documentary
    Special Effects featurette (nine clips)
    Two Music Videos
    US Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 German

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: German

    Directed By:
    Peter Hyams

    Written By:

    Kevin Pollak
    Robin Tunney
    Gabriel Byrne
    Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Casting By:
    Jackie Burch

    Soundtrack By:
    Bobbie Mannix
    John Debney

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Hyams

    Steven Kemper
    Jeff Gullo

    Production Designer:
    Richard Holland

    Andrew W. Marlowe
    Paul Deason
    Bill Borden
    Armyan Bernstein

    Executive Producer:
    Thomas A. Bliss
    Marc Abraham

    Buena Vista

    Your Opinions and Comments

    6 / 10
    What can I say this film starts off good ,a bit like a cross between seven, the exorcist and the sixth sense.
    The story seems ok, but for some reason the second half is a real let down .
    Schwarzenegger starts to take on satan with lots of guns which changes the style of the film from a creapy/horror type movie to a low quality action film.
    I thought this film was going to be a bit different, the beginning was, the end was not.
    I will say the sound and picture is very good and Gabriel Byrne is good .But that is all
    To me it seemed like a poor action film hiding under the guise of a spooky devil film.
    If you want the devil ,watch the devils advocate instead.
    posted by Jimmysilvers on 4/7/2000 01:43
    9 / 10
    Arnold is definately not my favorite actor. Far from it.
    But, I admit, it IS fun to watch him in (some of) his action movies. It is the case here.
    I really liked this movie. The story was rather simple, scary, spooky, funny but the visuals and the audio make this movie a real treat.
    The transfer is very nice and the dark shadows of evil are really clear and flawless.
    The special effects are very impressive. Hey, some of them are even original. :)
    The audio - WOW!!! While the opening titles are running on the screen, the score is simply breathtaking. A devine piece of music. :) Later in the movie, though, the soundtrack turns violent. Very violent. The DD 5.1 audio is awesome throughout the movie. Pay special attention to two scenes in particular: the shooting at the devil`s altar and the rainy alley. This is one of the best audio mixes I`ve ever heard.
    The extensive special effects behind the scenes documentaries are really nice as well.
    Go and rent it, and while you`re at it, don`t forget to buy a lot of popcorn. :)
    posted by Zvi Josef on 21/7/2000 07:10
    3 / 10
    oh dear how the mighty have if it couldnt get much worse than batman and robin.this pathetic excuse of a moviecant decide if its the omen the exorcist or a arnie action movie.its none of isnt scary the movie is too long the ending not worth the wait.
    posted by flair on 23/11/2000 19:29