The Divide

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Xavier Gens
Production: Anchor Bay Entertainment
  1 win & 5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
112 min


Eva, we've got to go now!

Now, now!

- Come on, Eva!

Come on, hurry!

Come on, run!

Eva, come on!

Come on, Eva.

We don't have time.

We don't have time.

- Come on, Eva!

- Get out the door!

- Run!

- Eva!

- Go, go, go, go!


Get back!

Go on, go!

Hold on to me.

Let there be light.


Not exactly the Garden of Eden.

After a blast,

everything gets vaporized

and sucked up

into the atmosphere.

And it rains back down to earth...

as radioactive dust.

Number one rule:

No one opens that door

till the radiation clears.

You understand me?

You want to survive,

you listen to me.


Someone get the lights!

- You okay? You okay?

- Someone get the lights!

- Calm down. Calm down.

Don't touch that.

Holy sh*t, it's the dust!

It's the dust!

That dust is from the inside.

The b*tch is sealed tight.

What was that?

Another bomb?

That was our building

coming down.

How the f*** do you know that?

I don't want to be down here.

I want to go now.

I know, sweetie.

But Uncle Mickey says

we have to stay.

- Why?

- Because your face will melt off

and your hair will fall out.

She's a little girl.

I was just f***ing around.

- So that was a nuke?

- Definitely.

F***ing rag-heads.

- We got to stay down here?

- Bet your ass we do.

That door stays sealed

until the radiation clears.

And how long's that gonna take?

When I say.

What's the plan, Mickey?

Well, my plan was to build

a fallout shelter

and take it easy

while my pain-in-the-ass tenants

barbecued above me.

Does anybody's cell phones work?

No, there's no signal.

- I f***ing lost mine.

- You lost it?

Is that a radio?

Give it a try.

Cocksucking jack-off.

- Hello?

Hello? Hello?

Hello, do you copy?

What's down here?

As you see, just a bunch

of storage cells full of junk.

Hey, uh...

uh, it's Mickey, right?


Why do you have

so many mattresses?

Because I'm the super

of a goddamn apartment building.

So why do you have

so many mattresses?

What the f*** do you care?

I sell them on the Internet.

Turkish bath in here.

Sorry, ladies, no running water

to wash your panties.

Toilet's on the left.

It's septic,

so after you finish,

throw some lime on top of it.

That's f***ing disgusting.

It's called saving water.

Sure, whatever.

I've got to take a dump.

What's in here?

That's my room.

Nobody goes in there but me.

Mama, I'm hungry.

Uh, Mickey...

do you have anything to eat?

The food is adequate, I hope.

Don't thank me all at once.

No, the food's good.

Thanks, Mickey.

- Hello?

Hello? Hello?

Anybody there?


- Shut up back there.


We have survivors

in a building

on the northwest corner

of 29th and 5th.

I repeat, the northwest corner

of 29th and 5th.

Do you copy?

Do you really

have to smoke that thing?

I mean, there's already

so much dust in here.

So when can we go up?

When I say so.

F*** it.

Ade, come on, let's go.

Adrien, come on.

Bobby, let's go. We're out of here.

Let's go. F*** it.

What do you think you're doing?

Get away from the door.

I won't tell you again.

- I told you!

- Josh!

- Look out!

- Get away from the f***ing door!

- Get away from the goddamn door!

- Come on!

Go ahead.


What the f***, Mickey?

God damn it.

- F***ing...

F***ing big man with that ax, huh?

Keep pushing me, Mickey.

Keep f***ing pushing me,

you're gonna see what happens.

Ever see what happened

to those poor Japanese bastards...

after we dropped

Little Boy on Nagasaki?

The skin melting off their bones.

Faces like roadkill.

Lucky ones died in the blast.

And those kids in Chernobyl...

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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