The Seventh Sign


1h 37m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Abby Quinn discovers that she and her unborn child play a terrifying part in the chain of events destined to end the world. Already troubled with a difficult pregnancy, Abby grows more distraught when she and her husband rent their studio apartment to David, a mysterious drifter. Now submerged in violent metaphysical experiences, Abby realizes that David is carrying out the mystical prophecies of Judgment Day and that she has been chosen as the instrument of The Seventh Sign. But can one woman alone stand between the wrath of God and the future of mankind?

Film Details

Also Known As
Det sjunde tecknet, Seventh Sign, septième prophétie, séptima profecía
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Arrangement; CNN; Cinema Research Corporation; Ml Delphi Premier Productions; Radar Pictures; Tristar Pictures
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Tristar Pictures
Location
Ren-Mar Studios, Hollywood, California, USA; Venice, California, USA; St. Joseph, Dominica; Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Abby Quinn discovers that she and her unborn child play a terrifying part in the chain of events destined to end the world. Already troubled with a difficult pregnancy, Abby grows more distraught when she and her husband rent their studio apartment to David, a mysterious drifter. Now submerged in violent metaphysical experiences, Abby realizes that David is carrying out the mystical prophecies of Judgment Day and that she has been chosen as the instrument of The Seventh Sign. But can one woman alone stand between the wrath of God and the future of mankind?

Crew

Phil Adams

Stunts

Victoria J Auth

Costumer

Tracy Bader

Animation Effects

James Balsam

Visual Effects Photography

Cate Bangs

Art Direction Assistant

Bobbi Banks

Sound Editor Assistant

Francesca Bartoccini

Art Direction

Kimberley Ney Bennett

Assistant Editor

Caroline Biggerstaff

Editor

Missy Boswell

1st Assistant Camera 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Eric Brevig

Visual Effects Supervisor

Kathleen Brodbeck

Costume Supervisor

Pieter Jan Brugge

Unit Production Manager

H Hunt Burdick

Production Assistant

Greg Callas

Construction Coordinator

Chris Centrella

Key Grip

Amanda Chamberlin

Costumer

Henry Cline

2nd Assistant Camera

Gil Combs

Stunts

Hugh E Conlon

Construction Foreman

Jim Connors

Stunts

Skip Cook

Dolly Grip

Robert Cort

Producer

Phil Cory

Special Effects Coordinator

Bob K Cummings

Stunts

Bud Davis

Stunts

Philip A Debevoise

Production Coordinator Assistant

Michael Deluna

Stunts

David W Dubois

Bestboy Electrician

Denise Dugally

Production Assistant

Pennie Dupont

Casting

Robert J Elisberg

Unit Publicist

Eric Engler

2nd Camera Operator

Abram Epstein

Historical Research

Amy Beth Feldman

Production Assistant

John Fideler

Production Assistant

Ted Field

Producer

Michael L. Fink

Visual Effects Supervisor

David Gertz

Sound Rerecording (Dubbing)

Richard Graves

1st Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

Clifford Green

Screenwriter

Ellen Green

Screenwriter

James Green

Visual Effects Photography

Bruce Edwin Gregory

Set Dresser

Stephan Gudju

Stunts

Paul R Gurian

Executive Producer

Gary Gymes

Stunt Coordinator

Kathy Hallberg

Co-Producer

James Halty

Stunts

Roy Harrison

Stunts

Timothy Healey

Location Manager

Lisle Hebert

Sound Editor

Gregg Heschong

Director Of Photography

Gregg Heschong

Dp/Cinematographer

Petur Hliddal

Sound Design

Michael Hoenig

Music Score Producer

Steve Holladay

Stunts

Mary Cay Hollander

Production Coordinator

Marcia Holley

Stunts

Michael Hoskinson

Sound Editor

David J Hudson

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Gary Hymes

Stunt Coordinator

Dream Quest Images

Special Visual Effects

Wes Irwin

Production Assistant

George Kaplan

Screenwriter

Pat Kenly

Visual Effects Photography

Frederika Kesten

Apprentice Editor

Ian Kincaid

Gaffer

David Kurt

Song ("Jenae")

Rick Lefevour

Stunts

Fred M. Lerner

Stunts

Candy Lewis

Animation Effects

Captain Lesley Lloyd

Assistance (Tyden Air)

Dessie Markovsky

Sound Editor Supervisor

Stephen Marsh

Production Designer

Gail Martin-sheridan

Production Accountant

Charles Mccann

Sound Editor

Mickey Mcdermott

Assistant (To Demi Moore)

Tim Mchugh

Visual Effects Photography

Gary Mclarty

Stunts

Mel Metcalfe

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Hans Metz

Special Effects Supervisor

Anthony R Milch

Sound Editor Supervisor

Robin L Miller

Props Assistant

George Mooradian

Camera Operator

George Muhs

Visual Effects Photography

Pamela Neal

Music Score Engineer

Greg Nelson

Special Effects Makeup Applier

Amy Ness

Location Manager Assistant

Craig Newman

Visual Effects Production Supervisor

Douglas Nickel

Production Assistant

Jack Nitzsche

Music

John Orlebeck

Transportation Coordinator (Dominica)

Bob Orrison

Stunts

Jimmy Ortega

Stunts

Dan Perri

Title Design

Victor Petrotta

Property Master

Roger J Pietschmann

Boom Operator

Terry Porter

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Tracy Pulliam

Production Assistant

Krishna Rao

1st Assistant Camera

Emile Razpopov

Sound Editor Supervisor

Craig Reardon

Special Makeup Effects

Marcia Reed

Stills

R J Roberts

Music Recording ("Mummies")

Danny Rogers

Stunts

Ronald Rondell

Stunts

Gail Rowell

Hairstyles

Cricket Rowland

Set Decorator

Juan Ruiz-anchia

Director Of Photography

Juan Ruiz-anchia

Dp/Cinematographer

Michael Runyard

Stunts

Robert Ryan

Key Makeup

Carri Sabel

Assistant (To Paul R Gurian)

Nina Salerno

Animation Effects

Lorraine Salk

Visual Effects Editor Assistant

Bob Scifo

Matte Artist

Keith Shartle

Production Manager (Dream Quest)

John J Slatsky

Other

Pamela Snyder

Accountant Assistant

Steve Socki

Animation Effects

Chris Soldo

1st Assistant Director

Tom Southwell

Conceptual Artist

Fred Stafford

Sound Editor

Joseph A Sullivan

Transportation Captain

Ray Svedin

Special Effects Supervisor

Pamela C Trzaska

Other

Frank Tudisco

Script Supervisor

Gabriela Vazquez

Dga Trainee

Earl Watson

Sound Editor

Richard Whitfield

Music Editor

W W Wicket

Screenwriter

Bryce G Williams

Transportation Coordinator

Durinda Wood

Costume Designer

Robert Yannetti

2nd Assistant Director

Kevin Yeager

Additional Special Effects Makeup

Film Details

Also Known As
Det sjunde tecknet, Seventh Sign, septième prophétie, séptima profecía
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Arrangement; CNN; Cinema Research Corporation; Ml Delphi Premier Productions; Radar Pictures; Tristar Pictures
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Tristar Pictures
Location
Ren-Mar Studios, Hollywood, California, USA; Venice, California, USA; St. Joseph, Dominica; Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1988

Released in United States Spring April 1, 1988

Re-released in United States on Video April 16, 1996

American directorial debut for Australian Carl Schultz.

Began shooting April 6, 1987.

Completed shooting June 30, 1987.

Released in United States Spring April 1, 1988

Re-released in United States on Video April 16, 1996

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1988