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YMMV / The Omega Man

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  • Fair for Its Day: One of the earliest examples of a black-white romance and surprisingly it's the white male who dies at the end, not the black woman.
  • Faux Symbolism: Neville's blood is the cure. A little girl asks, "Are you God?". He sacrifices himself. Gets a spear in the side. Dies with arms outstretched. It's not exactly subtle.
  • Nightmare Fuel/ Nightmare Retardant: Depending on who you ask, the Family look very off and disturbing or just silly.
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  • Technology Marches On: Whilst it was probably very impressive and advanced at the time, today that infrared scope on the top of Neville's BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle) is absolutely huge.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: From Neville's suave velvet duds to the villains being an Expy of the Manson Family, this film just screams The '70s.

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