Damien – Omen II

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This sequel lacks the bravura pacing of the original, and though it tries to maintain the biblical tone in following the adolescence of its antichrist anti-hero, immense problems emerge. Murderous adolescents are much more routine movie material than murderous five-year-olds, and making Damien vaguely unhappy about his identity only serves to make him more irritating. The number of surrogate demons is also vastly inflated, thereby stacking the decks against the angels from the beginning and undermining any real tension.

Release details

Duration: 109 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Don Taylor
Screenwriter: Stanley Mann, Michael Hodges
Cast: William Holden
Lee Grant
Jonathan Scott-Taylor
Robert Foxworth
Nicholas Pryor
Lew Ayres
Sylvia Sidney
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