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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Charlton Heston
Rosalind Cash
Anthony Zerbe
Directors
Boris Sagal
Screenwriters
John William Corrington
Joyce H Corrington
Richard Matheson
Running Time
94 minutes

The Omega Man
Charlton Heston plays Earth's last survivor but this one's without the Apes.


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Plot
Finding himself the last known human on Earth, Charlton Heston explores a gutted Los Angeles during the day but at night concentrates on not becoming a midnight snack for the mutants roaming the city.


Verdict
Now with added mutants, the Omega Man has changed somewhat in its transition to the big screen, but 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.'


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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