Seconds

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Mystery, Thriller

Middle-aged New York businessman Arthur Hamilton (John Randolph) is blackmailed into accepting the services of a clandestine organization which provides paunchy middle-aged businessmen with new lives through plastic surgery, physical reconditioning and reckless career placement. The end result is that Arthur Hamilton is transformed into Tony Wilson (Rock...read more

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Rock Hudson (All That Heaven Allows) is a revelation in this sinister, science-fiction-inflected dispatch from the fractured 1960s. SECONDS, directed by John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate), concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who elects to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life. Starting over in America, however, is not as easy as it sounds. This paranoiac symphony of canted camera angles (courtesy of famed cinematographer James Wong Howe), fragmented editing, and layered sound design is a remarkably risk-taking Hollywood film that ranks high on the list of its legendary director’s major achievements.

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Seconds - Trailer
02:15 — Rock Hudson (All That Heaven Allows) is a revelation in this sinister, science-fiction-inflected dispatch from the fractured 1960s. SECONDS, directed (more…)
(Movie Clip) Got A Question
Feeling his way into his newly-purchased identity, Wilson (Rock Hudson) meets the similarly untethered Nora (Salome Jens) on a Malibu beach, in John F (more…)
(Movie Clip) Something Of A Milestone
Director John Frankenheimer helped photographer James Wong Howe with some hand-held shooting, for the new-identity surgery from which Rock Hudson emer (more…)
(Movie Clip) Very Liberal Settlements
Ruby (Jeff Corey) consults with the not quite sold Hamilton/Wilson (John Randolph) about purchasing an identity change, revealing a trump card, Will G (more…)

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