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Splice (2009)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  4 June 2010 (USA)
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Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use.

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Two young rebellious scientists are told by their employers to halt groundbreaking work that has seen them produce new creatures with medical benefits by splicing together multiple organisms' DNA. They decide to secretly continue their work, but this time splicing in human DNA. Written by Anonymous

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dna | experiment | scientist | genetics | farm | See more »

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She's Not Human ... Not Entirely. See more »

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Rated R for disturbing elements including strong sexuality, nudity, sci-fi violence and language | See all certifications »

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4 June 2010 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£110,225 (UK) (23 July 2010)

Gross:

£239,538 (UK) (30 July 2010)
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Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley were Vincenzo Natali's first and only choices for Clive and Elsa. See more »

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When Elsa finds Clive and Dren in the barn, she stands in the wide-open door. In the next shot, from outside, Elsa throws the barn door open and runs out. See more »

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Clive Nicoli: Why the fuck did you make her in the first place? Huh? For the betterment of mankind? You never wanted a normal child because you were afraid of losing control.
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Wonderful and Different - Awesome!
4 June 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I had no idea going into this movie what to expect. I figured, genetic dabbling - should be fun? Instead, it completely threw me for a loop. The best advice is to not read the reviews because they spoil the all the fun. Without saying too much. There is wonderful dark humour, suspense, audacity, and head shaking all wrapped into one really inventive movie. Of course there is outlandishness to the movie but give me a break - I suppose Aliens hissing metal eating acid is perfectly acceptable. I find it completely asinine to expect scientific perfection from a Sci-Fi horror movie as so many negative reviewers seem to need. And really, I thought the movie did a fine job of being plausible. I suspect the naysayers are easily offended people with very pristine ego's - get a life! This was a complete success as evidenced by the positive reaction from the film crowd. Definitely not your average American run of the mill Sci-Fi. Sorry for the lack of details but why ruin a good thing - just go watch and enjoy. Definitely one of the most enjoyable movies I've watch in a long time.


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