Genuinely creepy and a real find for people who can't decide between psychological terror and popcorn-munching exploitation. Comment. All three dangers coincide as the mutated monster kidnaps Louise. A school psychologist, Dr Jennifer Stillman (Nastassja Kinski) investigates the death of a student's mother and finds that the boy (Bobby Edner) believes he is the son of the being. It then releases her into a small lake, where it is obviously afraid to enter. Grounded 5. [5], Filming started September 8, 1955. In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter. The day the world ended is a film I saw late at night and found it one of the most frightening I had ever seen, to the extent that I had nightmares about it and remembered scenes from it for the 45 years since I first saw it. Flesh eating zombies done Roger Corman style. PQube and Red Entertainment revealed the western release dates for Our World is Ended. [13] Within two months of release, both films had earned $400,000. They did something similar in the 60s which led to such Larry Buchanan opuses as THE EYE CREATURES, ZONTAR THE THING FROM VENUS and IN THE YEAR 2889, a remake of - yes, DAY THE WORLD ENDED. The End of the World - Remake is a 2D platformer with a setting and parts of its gameplay similar to Silent Hill and Resident Evil. While not being a direct remake of the 1955 film with a similar title, it utilizes the original film by showing segments on a TV seen within the story and showing that the VHS video box cover as part of … Whilst Kinski is rather better than the material given her, this is enjoyable, if mainly mild stuff, with the very occasional expletive or moment of gore thrown in. The End of the World - Remake is a 2D platformer with a setting and parts of its gameplay similar to Silent Hill and Resident Evil. For fast-paced excitement, you cannot beat The Day the World Ended, which is a day-by-day account of the 1902 volcano, starting on the 2nd of May 1902 and ending on the 8th, that weaves into this time several strong human interest stories. The Day the World Ended is a 2001 American science fiction/horror television film and is the fourth in the Creature Features series broadcast on Cinemax. [14], At the film review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 3 out of 5 critics gave the film a positive review, but it only holds an audience approval score of 40%. Not only did I get virtually the entire cast, except for Paul Birch, Jonathan Haze and Paul Dubov — Corman’s regulars — ^but I also did any number of ’other things, down to being the office boy [laughs], and everything else! October 23 . Due to Blaisdell's height, he had limited visibility while in the costume. I’m doing it the best I can, but he’s not directing me..." But there was no crisis or anything. "[5], The film was released in December 1955 with The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues. Frank, Alan. Oct 8, 2019 16 min read. Chet Huntley of NBC, later of The Huntley-Brinkley Report, served as the film's narrator. The Day the World Ended is a 2001 American science fiction/horror television film and is the fourth in the Creature Features series broadcast on Cinemax. The film was remade in 1967 by Larry Buchanan, under the title In the Year 2889, the dialogue being repeated almost entirely verbatim. This is not one of the best. Jim has been slowly expiring from radiation poisoning. One review said, "It may be far from what Nastassja Kinski is capable of, but DAY THE WORLD ENDED is a fine film in its own right. He reveals that the rain is radiation-free and will wash away all of the remaining contamination, making the world safe to venture out into again. In popular culture. [17], TV Guide gave the film 2 out of 5 stars, finding it "silly but fun".[18]. "One day she was kind of saying, “Gee, Roger won’t tell me anything. Sponge 7. 4.3 out of 5 stars 123. Addeddate 2016-04-13 12:02:55 Identifier Day.The.World.Ended.1955 Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.3. plus-circle Add Review. The pairing proved popular with audiences, due in part to some savvy marketing by Nicholson. [10], In February 1956 Variety reported the film as costing $65,000 and said it had earned more than $400,000 and was on track to make $1 million. [15] It holds a low 5.4 out of 10 at the Internet Movie Database, based on reviews by 1,200 users. [16] Creature Feature gave the move three out of five stars, finding the move ludicrous but fun. The apparent single exception is an isolated box canyon, surrounded by lead-bearing cliffs, in which former U.S. Navy Commander Jim Maddison (Paul Birch) lives with his daughter Louise (Lori Nelson) in a home that he has stockpiled with supplies in anticipation of such an apocalypse. As he dies, Jim also reveals that he has heard voices of other survivors on the radio. "[1], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Day_the_World_Ended&oldid=997048465, American science fiction television films, Pages using infobox television with editor parameter, Articles to be expanded from September 2014, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Samantha Sansonetti as Crosswalk Child #1, This page was last edited on 29 December 2020, at 19:41. Buy The Day the World Ended on Amazon.com FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders The Day the World Ended: Thomas, Gordon, Morgan-Witts, Max: 9780812885101: Amazon.com: Books … Day the World Ended was released by American Releasing Corporation (later American International Pictures) as a double feature with The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues. Be the first one to write a review. [10][11] Denning was paid $7,500, plus a percentage. comment. Radiation has leaked across rockport, plants that scattered the buildings begun to snake and wind, subduing humans with sedating spores before constricting them to death. Among the survivors are a geologist, Rick (Richard Denning), who happens to specialize in uranium mining, and a small-time hood, Tony (Mike Connors) with his "moll" Ruby (Adele Jergens), who were on their way to San Francisco. Day the World Ended was one of the first films ever made by Roger Corman, the legendary director-producer who earned the nickname ‘The King of the Bs’ for his purported ability to make films on next-to-no budgets, often shooting them in about a week or less. The Day the World Ended (VHS, 2002) Sci-Fi Horror Randy Quaid Columbia TriStar. The second threat comes in the form of a hideous atomic mutated monster (Paul Blaisdell), which seems bent on killing anything it comes across, but only consuming those creatures contaminated by fallout. Ludicrous Speed "Lori Nelson particularly needed help [from a director]; she was used to getting it at Universal," said Gordon. There are two struggles for survival: the first is a simple question of whether the radioactive fallout will dissipate, and if so, if it will do so before the rain comes to wash out what is in the atmosphere to fall to Earth, contaminating the shelter. Aj V Super Reviewer. Quel dommage ! The mermaid one is my favourite. 21 Comments. I've seen worse. Passive 6. Add to Favourites. The film's monster was made from foam rubber, claws from a magic shop, and toe nails carved from white pine. So our father, Eugene Porter, dragged us camping to the most remote spot that he could find – the Gila Wilderness in western New Mexico. While not being a direct remake of the 1955 film with a similar title (Day the World Ended), it utilizes the original film by showing segments on a TV seen within the story and showing that the VHS video box cover as part of the child's interest in aliens. An atomic war has seemingly destroyed most, if not all, of human civilization, leaving the Earth contaminated with radioactive fallout. That said, the final 10 or 15 minutes is a rollercoaster. The film was released on Cinemax on November 23, 2001. Download (26 MB) My very first completed game years ago was "The End of the World". Los Angeles Times 6 Aug 1955: 13. [2] It had been announced in November 1954 before ARC had made any movies.[3]. His earthling father (Randy Quaid) is also a doctor, who has the boy in his care and holds that it is all in the boy's imagination. The film was referenced in a later 2001 horror film of a similar title, ... 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