• Released
  • June 4, 2010
  • R , 1 hr 44 min
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 491 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An experiment goes horribly wrong when two scientists use human DNA to create a hybrid creature.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A cheeky, great-looking, thoughtfully loopy creature feature about the lure and dangers of cutting-edge gene splicing.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The film takes itself frivolously when that's appropriate--some of it is charmingly silly--and seriously when, as is often the case, all...
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85

NPR

By Jeannette Catsoulis
The film's greatest accomplishment is its ability to change tone at least three times without losing the audience.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Unsettling, intelligent, and way-out-there.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Played as a child by Abigail Chu and as an adult by Delphine Chanéac, Dren morphs into a special-effects miracle, sexy and scary in equal...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie begins to run out of gas as it racks up a body count, but even the mad-scientist and I-created-a-monster clichés are contorted...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Writer/director Vincenzo Natali takes his tale in some truly icky directions, not quite making it into Cronenbergland but going far enough...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
For all its surface seriousness, Splice is a regulation monster movie. So however somber it gets, it's never truly thought-provoking, and...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's good to see Polley back on screen, after her successful turn behind the camera directing 2006's "Away From Her." She brings a measure...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Splice is an unholy mess because it fuses together the worst parts of every bad medical-monster thriller, and then boldly cranks up the...
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Rated R | For disturbing elements including strong sexuality, nudity, sci-fi violence and language.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Intense, twisted monster movie explores DNA experimentation.
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