The Prophecy (1995)
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The directorial debut from Highlander screenwriter Gregory Widen stars Christopher Walken as the angel Gabriel, who, fed up with God giving all of his attention to humans, decides to stage a sort of coup. With plans of killing all of the good angels, Gabriel decides to enlist the help of a recently deceased and inhumanly malevolent army general. In order to prevent Gabriel from obtaining the help of the vicious Korean War vet, good angel Simon (Eric Stoltz) stashes the general's soul in an
Sep 1, 1995 Wide
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Surprisingly, the appearance of perennial film weirdo Walken in slicked-back raven hair actually marks the point where The Prophecy begins to slow down and deteriorate.
It looked a lot fresher when it was new, but it's still intriguing.
Top-notch combination of Supernatural thrills and Walken-esque sensation
Chris Walken is worth the price of admission
Paradise Lost reimagined as a droll B horror picture. Walken is terrific, as always, and Viggo Mortensen's cameo is worth the price of admission alone.
Audience Reviews for The Prophecy
- Jerry: Never trust a fucking angel.
- Angel Gabriel: You know how you got that dent, on your top lip? Way back, before you were born, I told you a secret, -- then I put my finger there -- and I said 'Shh.
- Angel Gabriel: Bye kids, study your math! Key to the universe!
- Katherine: Go to hell!
- Angel Gabriel: Heaven, darling, Heaven. At least get the zip code right.
- Katherine: It's all the same to you, isn't it?
- Angel Gabriel: No! In Heaven, we believe in love.
- Katherine: What do you love, Gabriel?
- Angel Gabriel: Cracking your skull.
- Lucifer: Leave a light on, Thomas.
- Angel Gabriel: I'm an angel, I kill first born's while their mamas watch. I turn cities into salt. I even, when I feel like it, rip the souls from little girls and from now until kingdom COME, the only thing you can COUNT ON, in your EXISTENCE.. Is never understanding why.
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