June 9 in US cinemas: ‘Damien: Omen II’

“The first time was only a warning.”

Damien_Omen_II-19781978: Damien: Omen II is an American supernatural horror film directed by Don Taylor, starring William Holden, Lee Grant, and Jonathan Scott-Taylor. The film was the second installment in The Omen series, set seven years after the first film, and was followed by a third installment, Omen III: The Final Conflict, in 1981.

This was Lew Ayres‘ final film role and the film debut of Meshach Taylor. The official tagline of the film is “The First Time Was Only a Warning.” Leo McKern reprises his role as Carl Bugenhagen from the original film; he is the only cast member of the series to appear in more than one installment. [Wikipedia]

Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under theCinema-US-06-09-1978 guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child’s true identity. [IMDB]

Watch the trailer on The Film Archives YouTube Channel.

 

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