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Eve of Destruction (1991)

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A terrorist hunter is hired by a scientist to deactivate her android double, a walking, talking, murderous nuclear bomb which has gone amok in the big city and is about to explode.

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Duncan Gibbins
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gregory Hines ... Colonel Jim McQuade
Renée Soutendijk ... Dr. Eve Simmons / Eve VIII
Michael Greene ... General Curtis
Kurt Fuller ... Bill Schneider
John M. Jackson ... Peter Arnold
Loren Haynes ... Steve the Robot
Nelson Mashita Nelson Mashita ... Scientist / Waiter
Alan Haufrect Alan Haufrect ... Dr. Heller
Maryedith Burrell ... Dawn Perlin
Norman Merrill Norman Merrill ... First Scientist
Craig Hensley ... Young Man on Train (as Craig Oldfather)
Greg Collins ... Skaaren
Eddie Matthews Eddie Matthews ... Bank Robber #1
Tom Morga ... Bank Robber #2
Tim Russ ... Carter
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Storyline

Eve is a robot, modelled on "her" creator. Eve's armoury includes a nuclear bomb, which for unexplained reasons is on-board during Eve's testing. When things go wrong during the tests, Eve is lost in the big city. Enter the rescue team, which includes the real (human) Eve. They must find and disarm her before she goes "bang". Eve is programmed to protect herself at all costs, so when she runs into a problem, she resorts to her super strength; hence the destruction. Written by Rob Hartill

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They gave her looks. Brains. Nuclear capabilities. Everything but an "off" switch. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A pusztítás hírnöke See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$5,451,119
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Just before this film was released, TV and radio spots were issued that featured a rap score not used in the film itself. The score was performed by Charles Jackson a.k.a. C.J. SKYY and Michael Haney a.k.a. Ice Mike. See more »

Goofs

When Eve hits the black BMW in the rear end on the highway, the steering wheel airbag deploys. This cannot occur, as the sensors for that air bag are in or behind the front bumper. Since being struck in the rear end makes a body move backwards, forcing them towards the seat, the deployment of a steering wheel airbag would be pointless, and would render it useless if the vehicle was then pushed into something in front of it. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Jim McQuade: Looks like you found the fucking "Off" switch.
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Connections

Referenced in Entertainment Tonight: Episode dated 23 January 1991 (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

SECOND WIND
Written by Pat Schunk and Tom Kramer
Performed by Lisa Kramer
Published by Cue Gardens Music, Schunk Songs and Inappropriate Music (ASCAP)
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You're gonna need more than flowers and sweet talk to win this one over!
21 March 2002 | by uds3See all my reviews

Awesomely underwhelming tale of a scientist who designs a female robot, half WESTWORLD half TERMINATOR, modelled on her own personality, emotions and thought-processes.

Sometime Dutch actress Renee Soutendijk, whom one might unkindly describe as Lee Remick's less attractive sister (on a good day) has her hands full when EVE turns feral and runs amok. Gregory Hines, hopelessly miscast in his role as a Wesley Snipes PASSENGER 57 type operative, heads up the chase to defuse Eve with Ms Soutendijk's somewhat reluctant help.

Looking rather dated these days, especially by 90's standards, the film gets nowehere at a remarkably slow pace leading up to the subway climax which at least heralds the end of the movie!

Yawn.....next please?


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