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The Divide (2011)

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Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Director:

Xavier Gens
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lauren German ... Eva
Michael Biehn ... Mickey
Milo Ventimiglia ... Josh
Courtney B. Vance ... Delvin
Ashton Holmes ... Adrien
Rosanna Arquette ... Marilyn
Iván González ... Sam
Michael Eklund ... Bobby
Abbey Thickson ... Wendi
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn ... Liz (as Jennifer Blanc)
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Storyline

Nuclear explosions force the residents of a New York apartment block to run from the building. However, the explosions force them into a basement. Eight residents are holed up in the building's bomb shelter. They must acclimatise to each other in difficult, cramped conditions. Written by Anonymous

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To survive the end of the world you must first survive each other. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing strong violence and sexuality, and for pervasive language | See all certifications »

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USA | Germany | Canada | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Aislados See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,000, 15 January 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$22,000, 15 January 2012
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Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Mickey was more of a racist in the original script. See more »

Goofs

When trying the radio to call for help, they report their apartment building to be located on "The North-West corner of 29th and 5th". In reality however this is the exact location of a church (Marble Collegiate) See more »

Quotes

Mickey: [after slapping Sam] Don't be scared, Wendy. Uncle Mickey only slaps little girls. And you're a big girl, aren't you?
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Alternate Versions

Available on DVD/Bluray as both Rated and Unrated versions. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Inside Horror: Bloody Valentines (2012) See more »

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Ashes
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A horrifying and disturbing look at what a group of strangers do after the apocalypse. Not bad but very disturbing. I say B-.
28 March 2012 | by cosmo_tigerSee all my reviews

"This ain't exactly the garden of Eden." After a nuclear bomb is dropped and earth is uninhabitable a group of tenants of an apartment are forced to live together in the basement of the building. What starts off as a tense situation quickly explodes into something much, much worse and everyone's views of each other change. This is not what I was expecting. I thought this would be more of a Sci-Fi type movie and what it was was a very disturbing look at what different people will do when pushed to the edge. For those that have seen the movie "Blindness" you will know what to expect. For those that haven't be warned, this is a very, very disturbing look at the human condition and makes you wonder what you would do in this situation. Overall, more disturbing then anything. Not bad, but you must be ready for what you will see. I give it a B-.


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