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Eve of Destruction (1991)

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A terrorist hunter is hired by a scientist to deactivate her android double, a walking, talking, murderous nuclear bomb which has gone amok in the big city and is about to explode.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Colonel Jim McQuade
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Dr. Eve Simmons / Eve VIII
Michael Greene ...
General Curtis
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Bill Schneider
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Peter Arnold
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Steve the Robot
Nelson Mashita ...
Scientist / Waiter
Alan Haufrect ...
Dr. Heller
Maryedith Burrell ...
Dawn Perlin
Norman Merrill ...
First Scientist
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Young Man on Train (as Craig Oldfather)
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Skaaren
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Bank Robber #1
Tom Morga ...
Bank Robber #2
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Carter
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Storyline

Eve is a robot, modelled on "her" creator. Eve's armoury includes a nuclear bomb, which for unexplained reasons is on-board during Eve's testing. When things go wrong during the tests, Eve is lost in the big city. Enter the rescue team, which includes the real (human) Eve. They must find and disarm her before she goes "bang". Eve is programmed to protect herself at all costs, so when she runs into a problem, she resorts to her super strength; hence the destruction. Written by Rob Hartill

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Its creator made it in her own image. The military made it deadly. Now only one man can stop her. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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18 January 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A pusztítás hírnöke  »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,451,119 (USA)
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Trivia

'Richard Collier (I)''s last film. See more »

Goofs

We're shown a close-up of Eve's foot pressing down hard on the gas (but not the brake), yet the following shot shows the car peeling out (which can only be done while pressing the gas and brake pedals simultaneously). See more »

Quotes

Colonel Jim McQuade: And each would have an epitaph. He died for his country because he didn't fucking listen!
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Connections

References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

GOT TO HAVE IT
Written and Performed by Pat Schunk and Tom Kramer
Published by Cue Gardens Music, Schunk Songs and Inappropriate Music (ASCAP)
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Cult, why not?
19 January 1999 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews



Eve of destruction is a bad movie, no doubt about it. It's a terminator rip-off with a weird story. Renee Soutendijk, who plays in a double role blew her changes for making it in the US for good with this movie. That is a shame because she is quite a good actress. And because of this misfortune I would like to recommend this movie to all you cult lovers out there. I mean think about it; a strong woman (feministic), some nice and utterly useless violence, a rip off, a lousy tag line and a bad story. So go ask for Eve of Destruction at your local cult video store.


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