In 1995, The Prophecy opened in cinemas. The dark fantasy horror, starring Christopher Walken, followed the story of the Archangel Gabriel who descends on Earth in search of an evil soul.  

Despite opening to mixed reviews, The Prophecy quickly developed a cult following and became popular enough to inspire a series of direct-to-video sequels. But how many The Prophecy movies are there?

For all the information on The Prophecy movie series, along details on the correct viewing order, read on!

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The Prophecy movies in order

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To date there are five entries in The Prophecy movie series. The movies appear in the following order:

  • The Prophecy (1995)
  • The Prophecy II (1998)
  • The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000)
  • The Prophecy: Uprising (2005)
  • The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005)
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Are all of The Prophecy movies part of the same series?

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All five The Prophecy movies are part of the same collection, with events told in chronological order. Christopher Walken plays a role in the first three movies, but does not appear in the fourth and fifth entries.

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Are The Prophecy movies the work of the same director?

The Prophecy movies are the work of four directors. Gregory Widen directed The Prophecy, Greg Spence directed The Prophecy II, Patrick Lussier directed The Prophecy 3, and Joel Soisson directed The Prophecy: Uprising and The Prophecy: Forsaken (both films were shot back-to-back).

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Who are the cast of The Prophecy movies?

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Notable cast members in The Prophecy movie series include Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz, Viggo Mortensen, Amanda Plummer, Adam Goldberg, Jennifer Beals, Eric Roberts, Danny Strong, Brad Dourif, Sean Pertwee, Kari Wuhrer, Doug Bradley, Tony Todd, and Jason Scott Lee.

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Which is the best entry in The Prophecy movie series?

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According to IMDb, The Prophecy movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:

  • The Prophecy (1995) – 6.5/10
  • The Prophecy II (1998) – 5.8/10
  • The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000) – 5.6/10
  • The Prophecy: Uprising (2005) – 5.2/10
  • The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005) – 4.5/10
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