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Strange Days (1995)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  13 October 1995 (USA)
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A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a police conspiracy in 1999 Los Angeles.

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Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a murderer killing a prostitute. Lenny investigates and is pulled deeper and deeper in a whirl of blackmail, murder and rape. Will he survive and solve the case? Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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murder | rape | memory | police | prostitute | See more »

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new year's eve 1999. anything is possible. nothing is forbidden. See more »


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

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Strange Days  »

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$42,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,919,000 (USA)
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The point-of-view action sequences (where the audience sees everything from the perspective of one of the characters) required well over a year of preparation, planning, and careful rehearsal before they could be shot. See more »

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[first lines]
Tick:
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Lenny Nero: Yeah, boot it.
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References Brainstorm (1983) See more »

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Contro Un Cor Che Accende Amore
Written by Gioachino Rossini
Performed by Marilyn Horne / Paolo Barbacini, Del Teatro Alla Scala, Riccardo Chailly
Courtesy of Sony Classical
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Sizzling Sci-Fi/Action Thriller
15 October 1999 | by (Seattle, WA. USA) – See all my reviews

"Strange Days" literally has something for everyone. Science fiction, violence, peace, romance, comedy, tragedy, action, you name it -- it's in this film, and it's done with class and intelligence. I agree that this one is destined to become a cult classic. However, be prepared for one of the edgiest, most violent and emotionally exhausting films you've ever seen (the first three minutes of the film make it very clear what you can expect from the rest). There are at least five climactic scenes toward the end, which must break some kind of record. After the movie's over, you may feel like you've just been cooked in a vat of boiling oil... but luckily, you'll be perfectly well-done, not burned to a crisp. 10/10.


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