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Split Second (1992)

 -  Action | Crime | Horror  -  1 May 1992 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Michelle McLaine
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Det. Dick Durkin (as Neil Duncan)
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The Rat Catcher
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Thrasher
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Ian Dury ...
Jay Jay
Roberta Eaton ...
Robin
Tony Steedman ...
Pat O'Donnell
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Foster McLaine
Sara Stockbridge ...
Tiffany (as Sarah Stockbridge)
Colin Skeaping ...
Drunk
Ken Bones ...
Forensic Expert
Dave Duffy ...
Nick 'The Barman'
Stewart Harvey-Wilson ...
The Killer
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Storyline

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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for gore and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 May 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Delić sekunde  »

Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,430,822 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Some scenes were deleted from all VHS and DVD versions. These include additional dream and murder sequences along with an introduction of Durkin's girlfriend, who is credited in every version of the film as character of Robin played by actress Roberta Eaton, even though she is only in the TV cut. In this extra scene her character is angry at Durkin because he wasn't home for a long time, so both of them decide to "catch up". 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 »

Connections

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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Geez, Erewhon....
7 January 2005 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Let's face it: Hauer enjoys it. It's not about wasting his talent, it's about earning money doing fun stuff that people will watch over and over again through the years when it shows up on SciFi or Spike because it's tongue-in-cheek fare that makes no bones about being anything deeper or more meaningful than an alien's irrational fear of toilet paper.

Not everyone is going to watch 'Remains of the Day' at 2AM. There's a time for everything--for intellectual gratification, for aesthetic stimulation--and for just plain blowing the snot out of all things alien and toothy.

On the 'mindless debauchery' scale, this film gets a 10.


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