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Eve of Destruction (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  18 January 1991 (USA)
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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 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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They gave her looks. Brains. Nuclear capabilities. Everything but an "off" switch. See more »


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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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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,451,119 (USA)
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Just before this film was released, TV and radio spots were issued that featured a rap score not used in the film itself. The score was performed by Charles Jackson a.k.a. C.J. SKYY and Michael Haney a.k.a. Ice Mike. See more »

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Near the beginning of the film, we see the exterior of a gun shop. On the concrete wall outside, the shop advertises "Guns whollsale" (sic), not "wholesale". See more »

Quotes

Dr. Eve Simmons: [as Eve VIII] I'm very sensitive.
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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ACAPULCO
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A time bomb waiting to happen!
23 April 2007 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

Averting threats are a common way to keep peace in check, but when it comes to a robot with a built-in bomb, there's going to be trouble. For Col. Jim McQuade(Gregory Hines), he's the man. The robot Eve VIII(Renee Soutendjik) has the memories of her creator(also played by her). However, she has the worst temper out of any woman you would cross. When she was with those rowdy guys. There was a bit of humor when she bit one of them on the "love gun". Rule number one, never reveal yourself to a lady robot. You just might get it! I know he won't be having sex for a while, OUCH! It was more painful to watch when she broke the other guy's arm. She was like that when she was going on the brink. She was much more dangerous when she started ticking. The only Achilles' heel on her were her eyes. And Jim had the laser sighted gun to use against her. The subway scene is one I'll never forget. Confronting EVE VIII, seeing the laser sight before her, and the subway train heading towards McQuade. The trains were computer-controlled and Jim's quick thinking always seems to be on his side. This movie has the action, yet it was very subtle. Very watchable though. 2.5 out of 5 stars


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