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Split Second (1992)

R | | Action, Crime, Horror | 1 May 1992 (USA)
In a flooded dystopian future London, Detective Harley Stone hunts a serial killer who murdered his partner and has haunted him ever since. He soon discovers what he is hunting might not be human.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Harley Stone
... Michelle McLaine
... Det. Dick Durkin (as Neil Duncan)
... The Rat Catcher
... Thrasher
... Paulsen
Ian Dury ... Jay Jay
Roberta Eaton ... Robin
... Pat O'Donnell
... Foster McLaine
Sara Stockbridge ... Tiffany (as Sarah Stockbridge)
Colin Skeaping ... Drunk
... Forensic Expert
... Nick 'The Barman'
Stewart Harvey-Wilson ... The Killer
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Storyline

In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him. Written by Rob Hartill

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2008. The future has never looked more dangerous. See more »


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Rated R for gore and language | See all certifications »

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1 May 1992 (USA)  »

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Delić sekunde  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$5,430,822
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

"Pentagram" was one of the script's working titles. See more »

Goofs

After Durkin is attacked and Stone drags him out of the back of his car, the blood on his shirt changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Dick Durkin: I don't think this thing thinks it's Satan, I think this thing IS Satan.
Stone: Well Satan is in deep shit.
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Crazy Credits

The famous Moody Blues song "Nights in White Satin" is credited as "Knights in White Satin". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Het uur van de wolf: Rutger Hauer: Blond, blue eyes (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Nights in White Satin
Performed by The Moody Blues
Composer: Justin Hayward
Licensed courtesy of The Decca Record Company
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enjoyable fluff
19 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

If you don't like B-movies, then you should stop reading this review right now, and drop any interest in Split Second.

If you do DO like B-movies, check this one out, because it is a quintessential cult flick. Great hammy acting by Rutger Hauer and some of the supporting cast. (Note that great hammy acting is considerably different than great acting). The director actually did pretty well, establishing the post-apocalyptic mood with reasonable skill. The effects are godawful, but neat, just as it should be in this kind of movie. Lots of great one liners, especially from Hauer.

All in all, if you enjoy those good-because-they're-bad sci-fi flicks, this is a mighty enjoyable one. If you're looking for meaningful cinema... ummm.. well what are you doing looking up a movie about an alien serial killer?


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