PROPHECY is reminiscent of 1950s monster films in which such creatures as Godzilla were a warning of the possible effects of radiation. This time out the focus is on industrial pollution in the backwoods of Maine. Rob (Robert Foxworth) is hired by the EPA to investigate the wildlife of
Maine in order to settle a dispute between local Indians and a paper mill. He is accompanied by his pregnant wife, Maggie (Talia Shire). It isn't long before they are encountering all manner of bizarre beasts. Director John Frankenheimer has made some intelligent non-horror films in the past (THE
MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE and THE TRAIN, as well as 1986's not-so-good 52 PICK-UP); here he t...