The Prophecy: Uprising (2005) Movie Review

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The Prophecy: Uprising (2005)

2005 | R | Horror, Thriller, Action, Fantasy
88 minutes / 1h 28min

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The Prophecy: Uprising Plot Synopsis:

There exists an ancient manuscript still writing itself called the Lexicon. It supposedly tells of the coming of the Anti-Christ and happens to fall into the hands of an unsuspecting woman. Now, she is being pursued by angels intent on obtaining the information from the book.

The Prophecy: Uprising (2005) Review

The Prophecy: Uprising (2005) is an 88-minute American fantasy horror-thriller film that is the fourth installment in The Prophecy series continuing with the war between angels . Director Joel Soisson (Dracula 2000 (2000), Piranha 3DD (2012), Mimic 2 (2001), Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)) did a wonderful job intertwining two stories together that receives my undivided attention. There were a few new twists in this thriller with good angels vs. bad angels. Romania was a brilliant place to shoot the movie as it gave the film the dark feel it much needed.


The Prophecy: Uprising makes you think that if you were the one to find the Lexicon Bible that begun writing the end of Revelations by itself and started hearing a voice that tells you that you hold the faith of humanity in your hands - what will you do? Allison (Kari Wuhrer - Eight Legged Freaks (2002), Anaconda (1997), Sliders (1997-2000), Hellraiser: Deader (2005)) stumbled across the Lexicon and became the keeper of the Lexicon. There is a ton load of crimes in the streets where detectives are trying to find a serial killer that rips his victim’s hearts out of their body.

All of the actors gave us exceptional performances, but there were a few scenes that were not believable including the romance scene between Allison and John. The angels were almost flawless as they moved smoothly. I applaud the editor for doing an excellent job putting the film together as I can imagine it was no easy task and also the makeup department for the high-quality makeup effects. With all said, I must admit that the movie was a little hard to follow with the plot being convoluted leading the film to appear somewhat incomplete. The Prophecy: Uprising is not an entirely bad film and fans should definitely see if they have not.

  • The Prophecy: Uprising Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 5
  • Overall Score: 5.20
  • IMDB: 5.3

About The Prophecy: Uprising 2005

Title: The Prophecy: Uprising
Year: 2005
Runtime: 88 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Action, Fantasy
Reviewer:
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 2.6/5 stars from 1,965 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 1,965
MPAA Rating: R
The Prophecy: Uprising Cast Starring: Doug Bradley, Vasilescu Valentin, Sean Pertwee, Jason London, Kari Wuhrer, Stephen Billington, Adrian Pavlovschi, Dicu Aurel, Catalina Alexandru, Boris Petroff, Snowy Highfield, John Light, Nick Phillips, Dan Astileanu, Alin Cristea, Georgina Rylance, Adrian Ciobanu, Dan Chiriac, Adriana Butoi, Mihai Verbintschi, Smaranda Popescu, Florinel Popescu, Ichim Luceafarul, Claudia Templeton, Flori Truscan, Alexandru Virgil Platon, David Aparu, Lucian Iordache, Nelu Caragea
The Prophecy: Uprising Writers: Gregory Widen, John Sullivan, Joel Soisson
The Prophecy: Uprising Director: Joel Soisson
Production: Miramax
Language: English, Romanian, Latin, Greek
Country: USA