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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 ... 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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There is a scene that shows the two main characters as passengers in an SR-71 Blackbird reconnaisence jet. The plane is equipped with only two seats - the pilot and the navigator. There is no space at all for passengers. See more »

Goofs

The public and police are told that the robot (Eve Eight) is an armed terrorist. Yet, when several cops come to arrest her, their weapons are not drawn, they are closely spaced, and they are out in the open rather than under cover. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Jim McQuade: And each would have an epitaph. He died for his country because he didn't fucking listen!
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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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MST3K worthy, so bad it's (almost) good
8 November 2013 | by cheekyfilmSee all my reviews

Low budget 90s cheese. Renée Soutendijk isn't awful, Gregory Hines is wasted, everything around them kinda stinks: Awesomely generic 80s soundtrack. The editing will make you scratch your head. Scenes go on forever, highlighting the terrible script. Get ready for expositional dialogue about "little Timmy" and a hilarious spousal abuse flashback.

Only once you realize the film isn't meant to be taken seriously will it open up its charm to you. Eve has an Uzi with unlimited ammo, for blowing up cars and killing the also Uzi-wielding Marines. She also has "VHS- vision" and lots of goofy flashbacks. It wants to be serious, but mostly you'll be laughing at/be bored by this film. Then again, if you and some friends watch this with your brain off - you'll probably enjoy it. The final 15 minutes especially are a blast of bad-movie goodness.

I guess future guns have huge laser sights.


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