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The Chosen (1977)

The Chosen

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Release Date: Nov 25, 1977 Wide

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An international cast graces this cornucopia of science fiction climaxes, shaken in a cocktail shaker, and served up with plenty a watered down gin. Kirk Douglas stars as Robert Caine, a nuclear power idealist who wants to use the power of the atom to benefit mankind. Unfortunately, his son Angelo (Simon Ward) sees things differently --he'd rather use all of Robert's nuclear power to wipe mankind off the face of the earth. When Robert realizes his son is, in fact, the Antichrist, he determines … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama , Horror , Art House & International , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Sergio Donati , Michael Robson , Aldo De Martino , Alberto De Martino
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On DVD: Oct 28, 2008
Runtime:

Cast


as Robert Caine

as Angel Caine

as Sara Golan

as Professor Griffith

as Charrier

as Prime Minister
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Critic Reviews for The Chosen

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 1, 2005
New York Times
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Pretty funny entry in the son o' Satan subgenre, but not funny enough to overcome being bad.

November 24, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

August 14, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Audience Reviews for The Chosen

Ingenious! By casting Simon Ward as Angel(o), they made one of the best actor decicions ever. His eyes have just right kind of deceptive innocence about them.

Also, they certainly didn't skimp on the use of symbolism!

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