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Second to Die (2002)

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


(as Sean Marlowe)


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Cast overview:
Sara Morgan Bratchett Scucello
Raymond 'Scooch' Scucello
Kimberly Rowe ...
Jim Bratchett
Jf Pryor ...
Amy Beth Reece ...
Det. McCoury (as Amy Reece)
Detective Grady
Insurance Agent
Brooke Davis ...
Nikki Bratchett
Rebecca Reese ...
Captain Burris (as Marshall Teague)
Acting Coach


Sara thought she'd finally found happiness when she escaped a life of poverty and abuse to marry Jim Bratchett. 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

23 April 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A halál pillanata  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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


by Lucy Sustar and Simeon Spiegel
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Awful, Pointless Movie
15 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've never written a review on IMDb but after catching this little stinker today on Lifetime Movie Network, or whatever it is called, I jumped on here to see what others had written. I couldn't believe the number of people giving this piece of you-know-what good ratings! First of all, the writing was mindless. Anyone could have written this script. It is generic and bland. The worst part of this movie HAS to be the acting. Half the time the cast sounds as if they are simply reading their lines, the other half they sound like they are too bored to bother. And who could blame them? I don't excuse the sloppy filmmaking and apathetic acting just because it is a small budget film. Many others have managed to produce well-scripted and acted movies on tight budgets. One of the critics said this is the perfect movie for 3am on Showtime when you can't sleep. I agree. Better than Unisom!

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