The Prophecy

The Prophecy

Director: Gregory Widen Cast: Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Eric Stoltz

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Overview

The directorial debut from Highlander screenwriter Gregory Widen stars Christopher Walken as the angel Gabriel, who, fed up with God giving all of his attention to humans, decides to stage a sort of coup. With plans of killing all of the good angels, Gabriel decides to enlist the help of a recently deceased and inhumanly malevolent army general. In order to prevent Gabriel from obtaining the help of the vicious Korean War vet, good angel Simon (Eric Stoltz) stashes the general's soul in an unsuspecting young Native American girl named Mary (Moriah Snyder). As Gabriel gets closer to finding Mary, an ex-seminary-student-turned-cop and a school teacher, played by Elias Koteas and Virginia Madsen, team together to protect her. Meanwhile, Satan (Viggo Mortensen) enters into the mix, concerned over the implications the heavenly war may have on his dominion. Later spawning a series of sequels, The Prophecy was released in the U.K. under the title God's Army.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/09/1999
UPC: 0717951001580
Original Release: 1995
Rating: R
Source: Dimension
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 1:37:00

Special Features

Ultra-stereo ; Chapter search

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christopher Walken Angel Gabriel
Elias Koteas Thomas Dagget
Eric Stoltz Angel Simon
Virginia Madsen Katherine
Moriah Snyder Mary
Adam Goldberg Jerry
Jeff Cadiente Usiel
Steve Hytner Joseph
Viggo Mortensen Lucifer
Shawn Nelson Indian Healer
Amanda Plummer Rachael
J.C. Quinn Burrows
Paul Schmidt Novice Deacon

Technical Credits
Gregory Widen Director,Screenwriter
Dana Allyson Costumes/Costume Designer
Fernando Altschul Asst. Director
Sonny Baskin Editor
W.K. Border Executive Producer
Richard Clabaugh Cinematographer
Clark Hunter Production Designer
Bruce Douglas Johnson Cinematographer
Michael Leahy Co-producer
Don Phillips Casting,Executive Producer
Joel Soisson Producer
David C. Williams Score Composer,Songwriter

Scene Index

Side #1
0. Chapter Selection
1. Program Start [:10]
2. Opening Credits [6:26]
3. An Angelic Visitor [4:35]
4. Crime Scene [7:21]
5. At The Morgue [7:10]
6. A Favor [3:33]
7. Funeral For A Friend [2:39]
8. A Gift For Mary [5:54]
9. Grave Robbers [3:10]
10. Old And New Schools [12:20]
11. Thomas And Gabriel [9:45]
12. The War In Heaven [2:19]
13. Battle Over Mary [8:19]
14. The First Angel [6:54]
15. What Is Hell? [3:43]
16. Fighting Heaven And Hell [9:09]
17. End Credits [3:42]

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The Prophecy 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
romancemistress More than 1 year ago
I remember when my little sister and I went to see this when it was first released. We loved it, but also found it disturbing, as Christians, to see angels portrayed in such a manner. Watched it again today and still found it entertaining....although that supposed biblical quote about angels carrying savage weapons in heaven doesn't exist in Paul's epistles nor elsewhere in the Bible.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent movie that we saw a couple of years ago but had to buy a copy of it for our new Blue Ray. I recommend it. One of Christopher Walkens best performances. That is saying a lot. Angels at war.
Guest More than 1 year ago
if you have a 'bible' background, this movie will mean more to you than just the excellent movie it already is. the cinemetography, the plot, even the music...it's deep. loved it!!
creeper More than 1 year ago
This is a great Walken movie,its well worth watching.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
i thought that the maker did a splendid job and hope that the second on is just as good