Trailer Tuesday (Bicentennial Week): ‘The Omen’ (1976)

Gregory Peck, 'The Omen' trailer title, 1976

Gregory Peck, ‘The Omen’ trailer title, 1976

The number one film for this week in July, 1976 was The Outlaw Josey Wales, which we’ve already featured. The movie that preceded and succeeded Josey Wales at the box office in June and July was The Omen.

Poor little Damien just wants to be hugged ('The Omen,' 1976)

Poor little Damien just wants to be hugged (‘The Omen,’ 1976)

The Omen, a horror-thriller directed by Richard Donner, is the story of a well-to-do couple who adopt an orphaned child who may be the Antichrist. Gregory Peck stars as the adopting father (and US Ambassador to Great Britain), Lee Remick plays his wife, Katherine and Harvey Stephens portrays the evil toddler, Damien.

The cast is rounded out by David Warner as Jennings, Billie Whitelaw as the nanny, Mrs. Baylock and Leo McKern, who plays the uncredited but memorable role of an archaeologist called Bugenhagen. Your trailer awaits below.

‘The Omen’ Theatrical Trailer, 1976

The Omen Wiki, IMDb


Previously on Trailer Tuesday: ‘Battle for the Planet of the Apes’ (1973)

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2 Responses to Trailer Tuesday (Bicentennial Week): ‘The Omen’ (1976)

  1. Steve H. says:

    They should make a film about the ultimate horror: the demon child sitting directly behind you on a transatlantic flight.

  2. David Moore says:

    Airport: 666?