Damn. I see why it's a classic. The music is HAUNTING tho, JESUS!
Creepy evil Antichrist, Damien still one creepy kid. Wonder if the curse is true? Classic.
very well made, but it is hard to watch bad 70's parenting
over 2 years
Ever notice when you catch someone murdering someone you chant the word MURDERER at them?
almost 3 years
Now this is scary, at least it takes itself seriously. But I prefer Donner's other movies.
almost 4 years
Demon child flick is eerie and sinister with smarts. What a brilliant score.
over 4 years
This is the reason why Donner was entitled with 'Superman'. One word: Verisimilitude.
I was not really scared. :( Kind of disappointed.
over 6 years
While didn't age very well, it's still possible to see it's charm and inventiveness
The Omen is a 1976 American suspense horror film directed by Richard Donner. The film stars Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Harvey Stephens, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Troughton, Martin Benson and Leo McKern. It is the first film in The Omen series and was scripted by David Seltzer, who also wrote the novel.
A remake, The Omen, was released on June 6, 2006. This date was chosen as a reference to the Number of the Beast (666).
The newborn son of Robert Thorn (Gregory Peck) and his wife, Katherine (Lee Remick), dies shortly after birth in Rome. Robert is coerced by Father Spiletto (Martin Benson) into substituting for the dead child an orphan whose mother died at the same moment, without telling Katherine. Out of concern for his wife's mental well-being, Robert agrees. They name the child Damien (Harvey Stephens). Soon after, Robert is named U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain.
While posted in England, Robert is plagued by several mysterious events. Damien's nanny hangs herself at...