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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
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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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Release Date:

18 January 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A pusztítás hírnöke  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,451,119 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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

Colonel Jim McQuade: What da' ya' mean she's activated?!
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Connections

Referenced in Entertainment Tonight: Episode dated 23 January 1991 (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

SECOND WIND
Written by Pat Schunk and Tom Kramer
Performed by Lisa Kramer
Published by Cue Gardens Music, Schunk Songs and Inappropriate Music (ASCAP)
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You're gonna need more than flowers and sweet talk to win this one over!
21 March 2002 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Awesomely underwhelming tale of a scientist who designs a female robot, half WESTWORLD half TERMINATOR, modelled on her own personality, emotions and thought-processes.

Sometime Dutch actress Renee Soutendijk, whom one might unkindly describe as Lee Remick's less attractive sister (on a good day) has her hands full when EVE turns feral and runs amok. Gregory Hines, hopelessly miscast in his role as a Wesley Snipes PASSENGER 57 type operative, heads up the chase to defuse Eve with Ms Soutendijk's somewhat reluctant help.

Looking rather dated these days, especially by 90's standards, the film gets nowehere at a remarkably slow pace leading up to the subway climax which at least heralds the end of the movie!

Yawn.....next please?


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