Director Alberto De Martino
Music director Ennio Morricone
Country United Kingdom Italy
|Release date 25 December 1977 (1977-12-25)|
Writer Sergio Donati (screenplay), Alberto De Martino (screenplay), Michael Robson (screenplay), Sergio Donati (story), Alberto De Martino (story)
Screenplay Alberto De Martino, Sergio Donati, Michael Robson, Aldo De Martino, Michael Nelson
Cast Kirk Douglas (Robert Caine), Simon Ward (Angel Caine), Agostina Belli (Sara Golan), Anthony Quayle (Professor Griffith), Alexander Knox (Meyer), Virginia McKenna (Eva Caine)
Similar movies The Maze Runner, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, Terminator Salvation, Fist of the North Star, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Tagline He will destroy the world. No man can stop him. No man will even try. He is The Chosen.
Holocaust 2000 is a 1977 British-Italian horror film directed by Alberto De Martino and starring Kirk Douglas.
Holocaust 2000 1977 trailer
Despite doomsday warnings from throngs of locals, wealthy industrialist Robert Caine (Kirk Douglas) makes the controversial decision to build a nuclear power plant near a sacred cave in the Middle East. But before Caine can reap the benefits of his latest bid for global domination, he discovers that his son, Angel (Simon Ward), is the Antichrist, who is planning to use his father's project to trigger the end of the world.
In contemporary reviews, the Monthly Film Bulletin referred to the film as "the wildest farrago yet to have come out of the demonology genre". The review found that "the religious allegory adds little weight to the confusion of the plot"
In a retrospective review, AllMovie described the film as a rip-off of The Omen but still "offers some creepy fun for fans of Euro-horror." The review noted unique additions to the plot such as political and corporate intrigue and the fear of nuclear energy and civil unrest in the Middle East." The review also noted De Martino, who "gives the film a glossy touch during the non-horror moments but brings plenty of verve to the shocks: his best moment is a nightmare sequence in which Douglas hallucinates the nuclear plant he is working on rising from the sea and transforming into a multi-headed hydra."
ReferencesHolocaust 2000 Wikipedia
Holocaust 2000 IMDb Holocaust 2000 themoviedb.org