THE OMEN caused a sensation on its release in 1976, its tale of the devil being reborn on earth in the form of a child lead to tabloid outrage and packed movie theaters. Two sequels and a TV movie followed, building on the story of the infant child as Satan, and followed him as he began to move through the ranks of government. As if the subject matter wasn't sinister enough, the cast and crew of the movies were plagued with strange personal problems throughout, drawing parallels to the tragic events surrounding the POLTERGEIST films. This documentary takes us into the dark heart of the franchise, and takes a look at the hype and hysteria surrounding these terrifying horror classics.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Released in 1976, The Omen introduced audiences to a young boy with an angelic face and a demonic heart. His name, Damien, became synonymous with evil, and the film (starring Gregory Peck and Lee Remick) spawned two theatrical sequels, a television movie, several best-selling books and a television pilot. From the strange incidents that plagued the cast and crew to the resurgent interest in the Book of Revelation and the occult, this feature-length documentary takes you inside one of Hollywood's most fantastic fright-film franchises.