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The Last Woman on Earth (1960)

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Two men and a woman are under water diving when the rest of the world is wiped out by an oxygen void in the atmosphere. The trio surface to discover they are the sole survivors of the catastrophe in this science fiction tale.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Drama , Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Cast

Antony Carbone
as Harold Gern
Betsy Jones-Moreland
as Evelyn Gern
Edward Wain
as Martin Joyce
Robert Towne
as Martin

Critic Reviews for The Last Woman on Earth

All Critics (3)

Micro-masterpiece

Full Review… | February 14, 2010
CinePassion

A estréia de Towne como roteirista (e ator!) traz sua parcela de bons diálogos e momentos interessantes, mas, de modo geral, o roteiro denuncia a pressa com que foi escrito e Corman, claro, não se preocupa muito em polir o filme com mais cuidado.

January 12, 2008
Cinema em Cena

Tennessee Williams for the post-apocalypse . . .

Full Review… | November 6, 2007
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Audience Reviews for The Last Woman on Earth

Quite literally one year and 3 months after The World, The Flesh, And The Devil's release, Roger Corman came out with his version (scripted by and acted in by Robert Towne) with essentially the same story, weaned of its political and moral implications. Let's just get to the meat, shall we: the 2 last guys duking it out for the last woman left alive (she's named "Evelyn" ... get it?). Any questions? Yeah, it's cheap, but it ain't totally bad.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

An amoral businessman, his neglected wife, and a straight-laced lawyer emerge from a scuba diving trip to discover that everyone else on the planet is dead. This cheap post-apocalyptic adultery drama manages to be even less interesting than the other movie Roger Corman shot back-to-back with the same cast and Puerto Rico locations, THE CREATURE FROM THE HAUNTED SEA.

Greg S
Greg S

Super Reviewer

½

Very intriguing take on a post-apocalyptic film (romance drama in an end-of-the-world setting), but could have been so much better if it had a bigger budget, tighter script, and better actors.

Christopher Heim
Christopher Heim

Super Reviewer

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