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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:

Split Second  »

Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,430,822 (USA)
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(Eastmancolor)

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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 saw a rat, so I shot it.
Stone: You shot my kitchen, that's what!
Dick Durkin: I missed the rat
Stone: [holding up the tail of a rat not attached to much else] You mean this one?
Dick Durkin: Cool!
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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 Allemaal film: De amerikaanse droom (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Nights in White Satin
Performed by The Moody Blues
Licensed courtesy of The Decca Record Company
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Split Second, all it takes to like this film.
25 January 2004 | by (Bolton, England) – See all my reviews

This is one of those films you see on ITV at 2.20am Thursday morning. Its consigned to forever be overlooked, stepped on and pushed away. But it's also a b-movie of extraordinary magnitude. A mix of horror, action, breasts(Kim Cattral's, not Rutger Hauer's!) and witty one liners. It never seeks to be better than it is, and in doing so is all the better for it.

With a name like Dick Durkin in the credits, you know you're in for a treat. True, the ending crumbles somewhat(kinda like monty python + holy grail i thought), but the rest of the film is low budget gold. The use of London is great, and the supporting characters such as Cattral and Pete Postlethwaite lend some gravitas to the movie also.

Its a fun way to spend a few hours if you dont have the company of a good women.

Any film where a police officer can call a guard dog a 'dickhead' has to worth it's weight in platinum....

Remember....if you're gonna watch it, be sure to get some BIGGER F**KING GUNS!!!!!!!


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