Seconds(Movie, 1966)

| 1h 47min | Genres: Science Fiction, Thriller
SecondsRating: 3.7/5 (with 108108 votes)
Seconds is a 1966 American psychological horror science fiction film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Rock Hudson, Salome Jens, John Randoloph, and Will Geer. The film tells the story of a middle aged New York banker who, disillusioned with his life, contacts an agency known as "The Company" which specializes in providing "rebirths" under new identities and appearances altered by plastic surgery. The screenplay by Lewis John Carlino was based on the 1962 novel of the same name by David Ely. Filmed in New York and Malibu, California in 1965, Seconds was entered into the 1966 Cannes Film Festival and released by Paramount Pictures. The cinematography by James Wong Howe was nominated for an Academy Award. In 2015, the United States Library of Congress selected the film for preservation in the National Film Registry, finding it "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". ()
Movie poster of Seconds

Where to watch Seconds (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Seconds" is currently available on 2 providers. Seconds can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 46min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 46min
Also available at on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for Seconds

National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-And-White

About Seconds

A secret organisation offers wealthy people a second chance at life. The customer picks out someone they want to be and the organisation surgically alters the customer to look like the intended person, stages the customer's death, gets rid of the intended person and the customer takes on a new life.

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Trailer for Seconds + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Seconds (1966)(Trailer, 1:06)

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Seconds (1966) (Trailer) | On the Channel: Imogen Sara Smith on SECONDS (Featurette) | Trailers From Hell (Featurette) | Three Reasons (Featurette) | Seconds - Trailer (Trailer, DE)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: California
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 13 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/05/1966
Producer: John Frankenheimer, Edward Lewis
Screenwriter: Lewis John Carlino
Film Editor: Ferris Webster
Director of Photography: James Wong Howe
Composer: Jerry Goldsmith
Production Designer: Ted Haworth
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Segundo Rosto"
"Plan Diabólico"
Keywords: plastic surgery

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:8265, Added: 02/18/2018, Last updated: 09/21/2021