MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,793 this week

Absolon (2003)

4.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.2/10 from 2,602 users  
Reviews: 47 user | 12 critic

In a world ravaged by disease, he's the only cure... and the last hope for human-kind.

Director:

(as David Barto)

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Falcom, Universum ink vid deal
| The Hollywood Reporter

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 09 Jan 2011
 
a list of 160 titles
created 23 Jun 2011
 
a list of 6049 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 18 Nov 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 14 Apr 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Absolon" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Absolon (2003)

Absolon (2003) on IMDb 4.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Absolon.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sorted (2000)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young lawyer gets more than he bargains for while investigating his brother's mysterious death.

Director: Alexander Jovy
Stars: Matthew Rhys, Sienna Guillory, Ben Moor
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.

Director: Adrian Rudomin
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Blanca Marsillach, Brian Blessed
The Point Men (2001)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.

Director: John Glen
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Kerry Fox, Vincent Regan
Ripper (2001)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A massacre survivor (A.J. Cook) studies serial killers under a famous expert (Bruce Payne), but her classmates soon start dying at the hands of a Jack the Ripper copycat.

Director: John Eyres
Stars: A.J. Cook, Bruce Payne, Ryan Northcott
Metamorphosis (2007)
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

In the Seventeenth Century, while Hungary is fighting the Turks, the population of a small village in the Carpathian Mountains faces the evil Countess Elizabeth Bathory, accused of drinking... See full summary »

Director: Jenö Hodi
Stars: Corey Sevier, Irena Violette, Christopher Lambert
The Foreigner I (2012)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Frenchman falls in love with a hot temper Bulgarian village girl. Following the call of his heart he starts looking for the village where she lives without knowing the character and the language of the people living there.

Director: Niki Iliev
Stars: Lubomir Kovatchev, Sanya Borisova, Niki Iliev
Night Class (2001)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When Jake, a security guard in a small hotel, inadvertently helps out a beautiful burglar, he becomes a primary suspect and is quickly fired. Jake decides to track down the burglar himself ... See full summary »

Director: Sheldon Wilson
Stars: Sean Young, Rick Peters, Ron Perlman
Fortress 2 (2000)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run from the Men-tel corporation. A group of rebels attempt to gain his support but he refuses, wanting ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Murphy
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Beth Toussaint, Willie Garson
Removal (2010)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Gothic horror meets industrial-strength cleaning products in this spine-tingler about a pill-popping cleaning service employee and a sprawling mansion with secrets of its own.

Director: Nick Simon
Stars: Billy Burke, Mark Kelly, Oz Perkins
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Kelly Brook, Macey Cruthird, Myles Jeffrey
In the Mood (2006)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Eva, a German spy in World War II, has a very unusual method of transmitting her secret messages.

Director: Hannah Robinson
Stars: Kelly Brook, Stephan Erdman, Cornelius Macarthy
Eye Contact (2003)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Conrad Montgomery
Stars: Kelly Brook, Christian Clarke, Sandy Dorsey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Det. Norman Scot
...
Agent Walters
...
Dr. Claire Whittaker
...
...
Det. Ruth Bryant
Neville Edwards ...
Harris
...
Vasquez
...
Doc
Topaz Hasfal-Schou ...
Davis (as Topaz Hasfal)
...
Lt. Greer
Graham Kartna ...
Young David
Adam Bramble ...
Old David
...
WJD Tech
Neil Foster ...
Dr. Frederick Reyna
Vanessa Winton ...
Sara
Edit

Storyline

In the near future, a virus has infected everyone on the planet, and Absolon is a drug that everyone must take to stay alive. One corporation controls the drug. Murchison is the leader of this firm. A scientist who was researching the virus is found murdered, and Norman Scott is the policeman who investigates the crime. Soon Norman realizes that he's in over his head, as hitmen are gunning for him. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Fight for the cure... Or face extermination! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

29 September 2005 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

El elegido  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

David DeBartolomé's first studio film. See more »

Goofs

Obvious stunt double when the two leads jump off of a bridge and into a moving truck. See more »

Quotes

Murchison: [speaking to Walters] I send you out to do a simple thing. A simple thing, by definition, should not be difficult to accomplish. You, have taken that thing and allowed it to become a complex thing.
See more »

Connections

References Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Absolon Theme
Written & Performed by Howie B.
Published by Sony Music UK
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Meh
18 January 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I suppose I would say it's worth a watch once, but it's not a movie I would ever want to watch again.

I like Lambert, and he was OK (as he usually is), but Phillips was a little over the top, and Perlman was really sub par. He's usually pretty good, but I have seen him stink a couple of times and this is one of those times. Of course, it didn't help that the script really reeked the place up.

I would put this movie in the same league as those iffy Scifi channel movies, but with a few better actors and a really hot babe.

The story is not bad, but there are zero effects and "futuristic" sets. That's OK though 'cause there are lots of decent scifi movies without effects and good sets. However, the poor script and questionable performances from some of the actors mean you might watch this movie on TV for free, but don't buy or rent it.

Once again I must point out that this movie does not qualify for "the worst movies ever made" category. Anyone who tells you that hasn't seen very many movies.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is it just me, or is this very disappointing? general_razor_cs-1
Matrix Rip Off sceptre1200
Philosophical Questions concerning 'Absolon' andreasahlborn
The golden eye? AnnetteJS
Where you saw the movie? osprezotos
Lou Diamond Phillips realy ugly fromwalking
Discuss Absolon (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?