Damien: Omen II
Damien: Omen II (1978)

The sequel to 1976's The Omen finds little Damien (Jon Scott-Taylor) a growing teenager living with his aunt (Lee Grant) and uncle (William Holden). After Damien's suspicious aunt and a newspaper reporter are both killed off, his… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 4, 2001
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Damien is obviously wearing out his welcome.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

While it has its problem it's a generally entertaining and creepy thriller.

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Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

... the worst of the original Omen trilogy.

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Time Out

This sequel lacks the bravura pacing of the original, and though it tries to maintain the biblical tone in following the adolescence of its antichrist anti-hero, immense problems emerge.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...comes off as a surprisingly organic follow-up to its 1976 predecessor...

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

It plumbs the same idiotic religious dread as its 1976 predecessor, with a higher and even more gratuitous body count.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

Damien-Omen II though it's as foolish as the first film, is rather more fun to watch and sometimes very stylish-looking.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

As the teenage Damien, Jonathan Scott-Taylor works wonders with the role

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

Not a great film like the original, but this remains a wildly entertaining sequel full of memorable death scenes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
When a genre picture like 'The Exorcist' snagged most of the awards circuit in 1973, horror was then legitimized as a sought-after category for… More
Dead Angel
This was good like the first one.
Alex roy
Damien: Omen II is a mediocre sequel to a classic film. Created to cash in on the success of the first, this entry has a good idea for a plot, but it simply… More
Cassandra Maples
The original Omen left itself wide open for a sequel, and even though I personally don't think it particularly needed one; I have to say that this second… More
AJ Verser
A good sequel to the Omen, not as good as the first of course, but it's good. There are a lot of good horrific incidents that occur because of Damien, and… More
Anthony Lawrie
Probably the second best sequel ever made after the Godfather II. Almost as good as the original, this is a great continuation of the story of Damien, the… More

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