Prophecy (1979)

Prophecy

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This schlock horror classic from the 1970s is a product of the career ebb experienced by director John Frankenheimer. Robert Foxworth stars as Dr. Robert Verne, an inner-city physician renowned for his compassion and fairness. So he's asked by the EPA to mediate a dispute between Native American tribes and a polluting paper mill in isolated northern Maine. Accompanied by his pregnant wife Maggie (Talia Shire), a classical musician, Robert journeys to the deep woods, where he meets the tribal … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: David Seltzer
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 8, 2002
Runtime:
Paramount Pictures

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as Maggie

as John Hawks

as Cellist

as Black Woman

as Shusette

as Rescuer

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as Sheriff's Deputy

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Critic Reviews for Prophecy

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Too bad the ambitious pic was so poorly made and also so lacking in entertainment value, because there's a good sci-fi story here if done right.

Full Review… | December 31, 2014
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Truly a guilty pleasure! When your radioactive grizzly bear looks like someone poured a strawberry sundae on its head, you know you're in for a good time!

July 29, 2007
Echo Magazine

I predicted this flick would be so bad it's good. I was wrong.

Full Review… | January 4, 2005
StaciWilson.com

Audience Reviews for Prophecy

½

The first 60 minutes is totally unnecessary. After the hour mark Man Bear Pig shows up and then movie is surprisingly fun. The sleeping bag kill is awesome.

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Ken Stachnik

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½

It's not a complete failure...but it's pretty close. Cheesy acting, cliched plot and a script that even I could write better, Prophecy is deserving of its obscurity.

The gooey mutant bear is pretty hip though, and that scene where it bitch-slaps the boy in the sleeping bag is amazing.

ceWEBrity
Drew Smith

Super Reviewer

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