The Damned (These Are the Damned)
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The Damned (These Are the Damned)
Joseph Losey directed this unusual science fiction effort, which has won a small but fervent cult following. Simon Wells (MacDonald Carey) is an American visiting England, where he meets a woman named Joan (Shirley Ann Field). Simon is immediately attracted to Joan, but there's a considerable obstacle in their budding romance: Joan's brother King (Oliver Reed), the leader of a violent pack of motorcycle rockers. King has a barely concealed incestuous attachment to his sister, and he sometimes uses her to lure victims into his gang's clutches. King and his cronies attack Simon, take… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

".. a strange collision of exploitation elements, visual elegance and emotional coolness, a fascinating oddity with strange angles that don't all fit neatly together but add up to a brilliant structure."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Seanax.com
"Losey awkwardly but nevertheless rather gamely transcends the limits of the genre by putting his personal stamp on a film that is both an apocalyptic sci-fi film and a teen rebellion flick."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"'The age of senseless violence,' by Joseph Losey"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Slow-building but creepy story of biker pug uglies, radiation poisoning, and prissy Brit schoolkids."
‑ Martin Scribbs, Low IQ Canadian
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