Splice 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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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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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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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Unsettling, intelligent, and way-out-there.
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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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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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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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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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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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Five Word Review

By xoandre
Ummm..... AnyoneEverHear OfAMovie Called SPECIES!!??...


By tennisguru
Ladies and Gentlemen this is the worst movie that I have ever seen. I would not recommend this to anyone..... If you want the spoiler alert which I would recommend you read continue down this...

Dumb... Dumber.... REALLY Dumb... Just plain Stupid!

By Mr Tommy
The title says it all. I thought this show was going to be about talking heads as it was just plain dumb and boring. When he made love with the creature and was enjoying it... I never laughed so...

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By klehtola
I disliked like this movie. I felt like I was misled by the trailer. It was much more disturbing then I thought due to the weird concepts of the relationships between the main characters. Don't see...

wow...... not worth my time or money

By lovelykiaya
OK filming, acting, effects were all VERY good.. i mean VERY! but the story line was just DUMB! You were not scared at all, it had incest and that part was just grose! ohhh yeah and the fact that the...

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By sleepyjose
do not waste your money!...

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By Zen1333
Ripoff of the movie Species...

Waste of Time

By neerajnagpal7
Very slow movie....concept is good but they could have added more thrill and horror in the movie to make it interesting!!...

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oh hell no never go...

Splice was uncomfortable

By Princess Monkey
Movie was weird, not scary at all mostly just sexual....

More Info

Rated R | For disturbing elements including strong sexuality, nudity, sci-fi violence and language.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Intense, twisted monster movie explores DNA experimentation.
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