Prophecy (1979)



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In this environmentally conscientious horror film, a young EPA agent and his pregnant young wife are sent to Maine to mediate a fight between the local Indians and a notoriously polluting paper mill. Once there, they find the deep forests inhabited by a terrifying menagerie of monstrous, mutant creatures.

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Critic Reviews for Prophecy

All Critics (13)

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.

Dec 31, 2014 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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!

Jul 29, 2007 | Rating: 3/5

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

Jan 4, 2005 | Full Review…

Remarkably undistinguished

Aug 22, 2002 | Rating: 2/5

Prophecy fails so miserably that it reaches depths generally reserved for William Shatner records and Nora Ephron screenplays. Watch it with a friend.

Mar 4, 2002 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…

a dim-witted creature-feature that takes itself far too seriously

Jan 6, 2002 | Rating: 1.5/4

Audience Reviews for Prophecy


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.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

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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.

Drew Smith
Drew Smith

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