Seconds Overview:

Seconds (1966) was a Science Fiction - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by John Frankenheimer and produced by John Frankenheimer and Edward Lewis.

Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyJames Wong HoweNominated

BlogHub Articles:

Seconds (1966)

By Beatrice on Mar 26, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Seconds Directed by John Frankenheimer Written by Lewis John Carlino from a novel by David Ely 1966/USA Joel Productions/John Frankenheimer Productions Inc./Gibraltar Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Killer premise and cinematography are marred ... Read full article

Pre-Code Crazy: Two Seconds (1932)

By shadowsandsatin on Dec 7, 2017 From Shadows and Satin

Before I decided to choose?Two Seconds (1932) for this month?s Pre-Code Crazy pick, I?d only seen the first five minutes of it ? I’d never made it any further. Boy, was I a dope. This is a really good one, y?all. Trust me. What?s it about? To be honest, it was really hard for me to do the writ... Read full article

King of the Rocket Men (1949, Fred C. Brannon), Chapter 9: Ten Seconds to Live

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 15, 2017 From The Stop Button

Ten Seconds to Live is a new low as far as Rocket Men quality goes. It’s bad to the point the badness becomes more engaging than the story, partially because there’s no story, mostly because the good guys are just so dumb. The cliffhanger resolution is bad. The subsequent setup for the c... Read full article

Saturday Breakfast Serial 022 – Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc. (1941) Chapter 11: Seconds To Live

By Michael on Apr 4, 2015 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Okay, gang, it’s Saturday again, and time for another installment of Saturday Breakfast Serial and our ongoing chapter play, Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc. And, for those of you who may be just joining us, here are the previous posts for this serial: 1, 2, 3, 4,? 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Last week we bega... Read full article

Seconds (1966)

By Marlee Walters on Aug 6, 2014 From Spoilers

Seconds is the one film in this series I had not seen before, but I was eager too. It sounded more sci-fi to me than thriller. Plus, I had loved The Manchurian Candidate and its psychological twists and turns, so I had high hopes for Seconds. Apparently John Frankenheimer made a ?paranoia trilogy,? ... Read full article

See all Seconds articles

Quotes from

No Quote for this film.

Facts about

French censorship certificate: -13.
Although this film is nowadays viewed as a cult classic, European critics at the Cannes Film Festival were so hostile to the film that director John Frankenheimer refused to leave nearby Monte Carlo, where he was shooting Grand Prix, for the press conference. Rock Hudson was sent instead and was unable to answer the critical questions during the hostile session.
The house that is provided for Rock Hudson's character was owned by director John Frankenheimer. It was later sold.
read more facts about Seconds...
Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Best Cinematography Oscar 1966

See more Academy Awards>>
Also directed by John Frankenheimer

More about John Frankenheimer >>
Also produced by John Frankenheimer

More about John Frankenheimer >>
Related Lists
Create a list

See All Related Lists >>
Also released in 1966

See All 1966 films >>