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Second to Die (2002)

R | | Thriller | 23 April 2002 (USA)
Sara (Eleniak) thought she'd finally found happiness when she escaped a life of poverty and abuse to marry Jim Bratchett (Shipp). Sara?s happiness is short-lived when she discovers that Jim... See full summary »

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Sara (Eleniak) thought she'd finally found happiness when she escaped a life of poverty and abuse to marry Jim Bratchett (Shipp). Sara?s happiness is short-lived when she discovers that Jim has an invalid daughter. Trapped as a full time caretaker, Sara considers leaving Jim until she discovers a million dollar life insurance policy. Written by Anonymous

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Sara Morgan (Erika Eleniak) thought her new husband's money would make her happy. She was dead wrong.

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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23 April 2002 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Finnish distributor gave film a name "Sekunti kuolemaan" ("A Second to Death"). Unfortunately it was written wrong on the VHS cover, "Sekuntti kuolemaan" ("A Seccond to Death"). See more »

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The plane that Jim gets into is different to the one that subsequently takes off. See more »

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One Of Paul Winfield's Last Movies
26 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An interesting thriller that has Paul Winfield as a detective on the case of a murder. Paul Winfield was an underrated actor who pulled off all his roles with such ease, it was hard to tell the man was even acting. Maybe most known by younger viewers as the voice/narrator of "City Confidential", Winfield ends his career with a so-so movie; but as always, Winfield shines. A treat to watch.

Erika Eliniak is well, Erika Eliniak, nice to look at but leaves a lot to be desired in the acting department. Though, to be fair, this is one of her better efforts.

Bottom line: a watchable thriller that shouldn't be missed by any Paul Winfield fan. A decent telefilm to help send Paul Winfield off to celluloid heaven. What an actor. He will be missed.


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