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Split Second (1992)

R | | Action, Crime, Horror | 1 May 1992 (USA)
In a flooded dystopian future London, Detective Harley Stone hunts a serial killer who murdered his partner and has haunted him ever since. He soon discovers what he is hunting might not be human.

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Det. Dick Durkin (as Neil Duncan)
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Paulsen
Ian Dury ...
Jay Jay
Roberta Eaton ...
Robin
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Pat O'Donnell
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Foster McLaine
Sara Stockbridge ...
Tiffany (as Sarah Stockbridge)
Colin Skeaping ...
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Forensic Expert
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Nick 'The Barman'
Stewart Harvey-Wilson ...
The Killer
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In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him. Written by Rob Hartill

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He's seen the future...Now he has to kill it. He'll need bigger guns. See more »


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Rated R for gore and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$5,430,822
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Preproduction for this film lasted only 21 days. See more »

Goofs

Although the film is supposedly set in a flooded London, all the footage shot along the Thames, shows the water levels at a perfectly normal level. This is most evident when we see the Thames flood barrier, which is always shown open. (The barrier was built in the early 80's to protect many London boroughs from rising sea levels) See more »

Quotes

Dick Durkin: I think he's a psychotic with a psychopathic personality.
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Crazy Credits

The famous Moody Blues song "Nights in White Satin" is credited as "Knights in White Satin". See more »

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Referenced in Blonde Poison: The Making of 'Basic Instinct' (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

That Old Black Magic
Performed by Cab Calloway
Licensed courtesy of San Juan Music Group
Written by Harold Arlen- Johnny Mercer
Published by Famous Music Group
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20 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

A great film set in a dystopian future London. Well paced and interestingly plotted, with an emphasis on the proper human reaction to a seemingly unkillable monster - bigger guns. A classic for its music, dialogue and firepower.


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