The Omega Man
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Movie Info & Cast
- Charlton Heston
- Anthony Zerbe
- Rosalind Cash
- Paul Koslo
- Eric Laneuville
- Lincoln Kilpatrick
- Jill Giraldi
- Anna Aries
- Brian Tochi
- DeVeren Bookwalter
Did You Know?
- British studio Hammer Films had previously contemplated a film adaptation of Richard Matheson's book under the title of "The Night Creatures", written by Matheson himself. The project was ultimately deemed too graphic, foundered and eventually died.
- The camera crew is reflected in the black stone pillars when he is jogging along the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
- [the last man on earth, talking to a bust of Caesar positioned in front of a chessboard]
- [to the "Family"]
- Neville: *Shut up*! Why the hell can't you leave me alone?
- [later, to the bust of Caesar]
- Neville: What day is it, anyway? Monday? Huh? The hell it is. It's Sunday. Sunday I always dress for dinner.
- Neville: Hi. Another day, another dollar.
- Neville: For you, I think it's your move.
- [makes drink]
- Neville: Join me? Hmm? Miserable schmuck!
- [to his own image on the video screen]
- Neville: Isn't he? Isn't he a sullen b...
- [stops when he hears the "Family" calling him from outside]
Atom User Reviews
The ghouls are a little too ridiculous to quite fulfill their function in the movie. They make all the wrong decisions, are incompetent and ill-coordinated.
It's not the plot that disappoints, it's the poor dialogue between action sequences. Sadly another film to file under not as good as the book.