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The World, the Flesh and the Devil (2000)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 2000 Wide

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Pennsylvania miner Harry Belafonte emerges from a cave-in to discover the coal field, and indeed all of Pennsylvania, deserted. By the time he reaches the eerie empty streets of New York City (these scenes were filmed at daybreak, just before the Friday "rush hour"). Belafonte has pieced together the situation: a mysterious radioactive cloud has killed off everyone else on Earth. After an hour or so of singing to himself and conversing with department store mannequins, Belafonte discovers that

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Something of an understated masterpiece...

June 15, 2013 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
Cinema Crazed

Great acting from Belafonte, akward social commentery drags it down though.

January 17, 2008

According to this film racism is a bigger problem than even nuclear warfare.

May 23, 2006 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Belafonte is magic in his loneliness.

June 26, 2005 Full Review

Audience Reviews for The World, the Flesh and the Devil

Okay post apocalyptic thriller that plays as an extended segment of The Twilight Zone. That's through no fault of the actors, all of whom are good although Inger Stevens stands out with a superior performance to her costars, or the direction but the whole thing comes across as rather studied.
October 18, 2013
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