History Film / TheOmegaCode

13th Jul '17 2:11:50 PM Psyclone
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* ChewingTheScenery:
** Michael York has quite a few moments in the sequel:

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ChewingTheScenery: Michael York has quite a few moments in the sequel:
4th Sep '16 4:00:55 PM VicGeorge2011
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'''The Omega Code''' is a 1999 thriller film directed by Robert Marcarelli, and produced by Matthew Crouch for Code Productions and Gener8xion Entertainment. In the movie's story, Dr. Gillen Lane, a self-help guru and Bible Code expert, is hired by [[MostDefinitelyNotAVillain political upstart Stone Alexander]] (Michael York) to help with his campaign. It is then ever-so-subtly revealed to us that Stone is TheAntichrist, looking to bring about the Tribulation and Armageddon.

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'''The ''The Omega Code''' Code'' is a 1999 thriller film directed by Robert Marcarelli, and produced by Matthew Crouch for Code Productions and Gener8xion [=Gener8xion=] Entertainment. In the movie's story, Dr. Gillen Lane, a self-help guru and Bible Code expert, is hired by [[MostDefinitelyNotAVillain political upstart Stone Alexander]] (Michael York) to help with his campaign. It is then ever-so-subtly revealed to us that Stone is TheAntichrist, looking to bring about the Tribulation and Armageddon.
4th Sep '16 4:00:25 PM VicGeorge2011
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* PoesLaw: The second movie especially departs heavily from the standard script for End Times movies, has the villain following Revelations as a script when there is no obvious reason to so, introduces a "chosen one" plot for the brother of the Antichrist which goes nowhere, features some rather bizarre theology for a Pentecostal film, and is topped by delightfully hammy performances. It still gets considerable play on Christian TV stations, though. The director has more-or-less admitted to playing this up for his own amusement when making it.

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* PoesLaw: The second movie especially departs heavily from the standard script for End Times movies, has the villain following Revelations the Literature/BookOfRevelation as a script when there is no obvious reason to so, introduces a "chosen one" plot for the brother of the Antichrist which goes nowhere, features some rather bizarre theology for a Pentecostal film, and is topped by delightfully hammy performances. It still gets considerable play on Christian TV stations, though. The director has more-or-less admitted to playing this up for his own amusement when making it.
4th Sep '16 3:58:41 PM VicGeorge2011
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* HowWeGotHere: ''Megiddo'' begins at the Battle of Armageddon, and the rest of the movie is a flashback to how it reached that point in the story.
16th Jun '16 7:45:38 PM Parable
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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: In the second movie a few of Stone's actions are explicitly for no reason other than that he is prophesied to do them, and he's so arrogant he thinks he can win anyway. The biggest is gathering all of the armies of the world together at Armageddon, which has no strategic benefit whatsoever and both allows a final attack by his remaining enemies and leaves his loyalists conveniently all gathered in one spot when God starts in with the orbital bombardment.

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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: In the second movie a few of Stone's actions are explicitly for no reason other than that he is prophesied to do them, and he's so arrogant he thinks he can win anyway. The biggest is gathering all of the armies of the world together at Armageddon, which has no strategic benefit whatsoever and both allows is just to show off his control of the world. The decision ultimately bites him by allowing a final attack by his remaining enemies and leaves his loyalists conveniently all gathered in one spot when God starts in with the orbital bombardment.



* ProphecyTwist: In the second movie, Stone relies on the "Kings of the East" passage from ''Revelations'' in assuming that the Chinese will appear at Megiddo and fight on his side, even though the President of China has done nothing except state his opposition to Stone. When Armageddon final arrives, the Chinese do show up, but Stone is utterly shocked when they start shooting at ''his'' troops. The way this plays out is actually rather confusing; Stone's demand that the Chinese army be there comes off more like a formal challenge to battle than anything, so his expectation they'd be on his side comes out of nowhere.

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* ProphecyTwist: In the second movie, Stone relies on the "Kings of the East" passage from ''Revelations'' in assuming that the Chinese will appear at Megiddo and fight on his side, to submit to him, even though the President of China has done nothing except state his opposition to Stone. When Armageddon final arrives, the Chinese do show up, but Stone is utterly shocked when they start shooting at ''his'' troops. The way this plays out is actually rather confusing; A plague courtesy of Stone's demand that demonic powers seemingly forces the Chinese army to bend, but it's implied they have other plans in mind. A secret alliance with the US and Latin America is the ultimate twist, as what Stone had assumed to be there comes off more like a formal challenge to battle than anything, so the final jewel in his expectation they'd be on his side comes out of nowhere.crown ends up being the first to stab him in the back.
21st Mar '16 8:16:27 AM Market43Fan
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* CurseCutShort: Prior to the scene where Stone is shot; upon seeing Gillen looking for evidence to use to expose Stone as TheAntichrist; Dominic can be heard muttering "Son of a..."
11th Nov '15 9:54:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* ConspicuousCGI: When we finally see the devil in ''Megiddo'', he looks like a [[UsefulNotes/PlayStation2 PS2]] character.
11th Nov '15 9:54:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* YanksWithTanks: In the sequel ''Megiddo'', the US military sides with David instead of his brother Stone, and fights Armageddon, with ChineseWithChopperSupport and MexicansWithMachineguns.
28th Aug '15 11:45:37 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* PoesLaw: The second movie especially departs heavily from the standard script for End Times movies, has the villain following Revelations as a script when there is no obvious reason to so, introduces a "chosen one" plot for the brother of the Antichrist which goes nowhere, features some rather bizarre theology for a Pentecostal film, and is topped by delightfully hammy performances. It still gets considerable play on Christian TV stations, though. The director has more-or-less admitted to playing this up for his own amusement when making it.
20th May '15 12:04:42 PM erforce
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* GoshDarnItToHeck: Seeing as these are Christian films, this was to be expected. Gets ''really'' noticeable in ''Megiddo'' once you see R. Lee Ermey, a guy whose [[FullMetalJacket best known role]] was ClusterFBomb incarnate, talking about "blowing smoke up your hind quarters" and the "United BLESSED States of America".

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* GoshDarnItToHeck: Seeing as these are Christian films, this was to be expected. Gets ''really'' noticeable in ''Megiddo'' once you see R. Lee Ermey, Creator/RLeeErmey, a guy whose [[FullMetalJacket [[Film/FullMetalJacket best known role]] was ClusterFBomb incarnate, talking about "blowing smoke up your hind quarters" and the "United BLESSED States of America".
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