Overall Rank: 11567
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 99
Theatrical Release Date: 06/04/2010
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/05/2010
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Vincenzo Natali
Actors: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac, Brandon McGibbon, Simona Maicanescu, Abigail Chu
Plot: Two scientists create a human/animal hybrid they name Dren. Although the creature bonds with the two as it evolves into something beautiful and dangerous, it can never be fully controlled. -- Chris Kavan
Quick Movie Reviews
Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/24/2014
To me Splice is just a cliche horror movie that I forgotten years ago.
Zeljka - wrote on 07/07/2012
It seemed interesting at first. I even put aside totally unconvincing and cold, much more buddy than marital relationship between Polley and Brody, for the sake of their curious experiment, expecting to see some important issues raised. But as everything seemed wrong also from the very start, it couldn't develop better either - movie took wrong turn everywhere it could. I wanted it to instruct, but the main intent of the filmmakers was to shock and please those who perversely desired the movie to go to that direction.
dukeakasmudge - wrote on 08/10/2011
I really expected to be watching another piece of crap like The Human Centipede.but Splice was pretty good.It had enough to keep me wondering what was gonna happen next.I kinda figured out the ending during the middle of the movie
Full Movie Reviews
cinegeek.de - wrote on 05/26/2016
Hier kommt ein halbwegs seriöser Science Film über ein Paar, das menschliche DNA in ein Cloning Experiment fügt und ein unerwartetes Ergebnis / Kind / Monster (nenn es wie du willst) erschafft. Das Drehbuch scheint sich wirklich für seine Materie zu interessieren und entwickelt seine Geschichte psychologisch nachvollziehbar. Dann aber wird umgeschaltet auf Autopilot und das Finale ergeht sich in einer der Verfolgungsjagden, die uns immer und immer wieder geboten werden. Clive und Elsa (Adrien Brody und Sarah Polley) sind Forscherkollegen und darüber hinaus ein Liebespaar. Sie kreieren einen Hybrid für medizinische Zwecke, werden aber in ihrem Pioniergeist von der Firma gestoppt. Aus ethnischen Gründen. Elsa rebelliert und fügt etwas eigene DNA dazu. Ein Geschöpf entsteht, das …
Yojimbo - wrote on 03/02/2013
A pair of genetic biologists succeed in splicing the DNA of various creatures with that of a human being and the resulting life form begins to take over their lives as they try to hide their secret experiment. Splice is very much in the old “mad scientists play God and reap the consequences” school of horror stories, giving the Frankenstein formula a modern sci-fi spin. In fact the story interestingly stays away from the man makes monster idea for the early stages, preferring David Cronenberg style psychological horror, particularly during the rather disturbing Mommie Dearest sequence and when the bizarre sexual ambiguity of their creation becomes apparent. Disappointingly it soon settles back into the usual creature feature for an overly predictable finale which is a shame because …
MovieAddict - wrote on 01/19/2012
The two lead characters, supposedly brilliant scientists Clive (Adrien Brody) and Elsa (Sarah Polley) take their DNA tampering to the next level by mixing human and animal DNA with disastrous results, as you might expect. The resulting creature Dren (Delphine Chaneac) evolves at an alarming rate into a chrome-domed woman with wings, gills and a very nasty sting at the end of her tail that sprouts out when she gets angry.
After being moved from her laboratory birthplace to the derelict farmhouse of Elsa's childhood, Dren ups the stakes with increasingly unpredictable and dangerous behavior, signaling that things might not end too well. Splice isn't exactly a monster movie, nor is it exactly a horror move but I found myself feeling slightly squeamish midway through some of the scenes, …
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ZJW - wrote on 2010-06-23 13:11
I saw this last night, and i myself would have to disagree with the positives listed here. I do admit it's nothing like Alien or Species but it fails to match up to those films in quality. Certainly a few interesting moments here + there, but i found the film to be somewhat dull - even the "shocks" + "twisted" moments.
Hush - wrote on 2010-06-22 05:48
I think I will check this movie out...it looks a bit interesting. Hey, at least it doesn't star Russell Brand, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, or Michael Cera. I just hope there are no annoying cameos by Puff Daddy or a Hilton or a Kardashian.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 2010-06-16 16:09
Despite the poor box office, this is a really good, dark film. It's twisted, and despite looking like Alien or Species or The Fly, is entirely different. It's in a class all on its own - cult status all the way.
Northeast Kid - wrote on 2010-06-04 08:28
Yeah. Should be OK. I wouldn't put any records on it but even Rotten Tomatoes likes it. Not saying they are right but at least someone likes it, unlike Prince of Persia!
Adict - wrote on 2010-06-04 06:01
Well, Species 1-6 were crap and about a virus from Mars. Splice is man-made "oops" ala Frankenstein, and will have better effects than Species. I'm intrigued and hoping it's a surprise like Pitch Black, which many critics wrote off as a Terminator/Alien copy.