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Cast

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

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29 September 2005 (Portugal)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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David DeBartolomé's first studio film. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie, when Scot and Walters fight, there is a short sequence of Scot without his jacket before he actually takes it off. See more »

Quotes

Claire: You pushed me off a bridge!
Norman Scott: Yeah.
Claire: I would have jumped!
[Scott laughs]
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Connections

References Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley (1998) See more »

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


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