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The Last Man on Earth (1964) Rating:
- Dylan = 8 / 10;
- Raoul = 9 / 10;
- Drew = 6 / 10;
- IMDB = 6.9/10;
- Rotten Tomatoes = 6.9/10.
The Last Man on Earth (1964) Synopsis:
In a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a zombie plague, a scientist stands alone as the sole survivor of the human race.
The Last Man on Earth (1964) Review:
The Last Man on Earth is best explained to modern viewers as the movie that inspired I Am Legend. Actually, both movies are inspired from the 1954 novel I Am Legend (as is the movie The Omega Man, 1971) and, in many points, these movies are extremely similar.
Those having seen I Am Legend before (in these dark days, I assume these will be the majority) will find the story familiar – but there is one thing that makes these two movies completely different… the ending. I Am Legend decided to change the ending whereas The Last Man On Earth sticks to the novel in what is a much more clever and meaningful ending.
With its science-fiction setup, The Last Man on Earth is captivating from start to end. The feeling of loneliness is complete and Vincent Price is without reproach here (even though I don’t think it is its best acting performance).
In conclusion, the movie might not have the special effects of its modern counterpart but it largely compensates by a featuring a much better story. A masterpiece!