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Rated
PG
Runtime 98 min
Ratings
65% critics Rotten Tomatoes
53% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release 08/01/71
Actors Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo
Directors Boris Sagal
Due to an experimental vaccine, Dr. Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic. They believe science and technology to be the cause of the war and their punishment, and Neville, as the last symbol of science, the old world, and a "user of the wheel", must die. Neville, using electricity, machinery, and science attempts to hold them at bay.
Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release 08/01/71
Actors Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo
Directors Boris Sagal
Due to an experimental vaccine, Dr. Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic. They believe science and technology to be the cause of the war and their punishment, and Neville, as the last symbol of science, the old world, and a "user of the wheel", must die. Neville, using electricity, machinery, and science attempts to hold them at bay.