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Split Second (1992)

R | | 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
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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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2008. The future has never looked more dangerous. 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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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When first written, the picture was set in Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

After Durkin is attacked and Stone drags him out of the back of his car, the blood on his shirt changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Michelle: You look awful. When's that last time you got some sleep?
Stone: Three or four days ago.
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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 Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Nights in White Satin
Performed by The Moody Blues
Composer: Justin Hayward
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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