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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

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Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

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Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There is no justice without sin.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong brutal stylized violence throughout, sexual content, nudity, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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22 August 2014 (USA)  »

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Sin City 2  »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,317,683 (USA) (22 August 2014)

Gross:

$13,750,556 (USA) (3 October 2014)
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Trivia

The MPAA banned one of the movie's character posters. The poster showed Eva Green as Ava Lord wearing a sheer gown through which her nipple was visible. Green told Vanity Fair about the controversy, "I'm not actually naked on the poster. I find it a bit odd. It seems like it's all just publicity - a lot of noise for nothing. You have so many more violent things in the movie business and this is kind of soft. I'm not naked. It's suggested. I find it really sexy, actually. It's kind of beautiful. But if it shocks people, I don't know what to do about it. I don't want to upset anybody. I don't want to be seen as just the femme fatale or put into some silly box. I hope that people will have enough imagination." See more »

Goofs

Joey's underwear reappears on his body during his sex scene. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Marv: Metal screams. Something hits me square in the chest. There's no up or down. I don't weigh a thing.
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Crazy Credits

Robert Rodriguez's credit for cinematography and editing is displayed as "Shot and cut by Robert Rodriguez". See more »

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References Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) See more »

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Skin City
Written by Robert Rodriguez
Performed by Steven Tyler
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Such a let down
2 September 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I went into this film with very high expectations, being a dedicated lover of the graphic novels & the original film, I have waited a long time for this film to come out.

I will start with the positives, the film is as beautiful as the original & stunning in its visual appearance. Mickey Rourke is excellent as Marv yet again.

Sadly, that is about all the good I can say. Joseph Gordon-Levitt was very weak & his character almost pointless, beyond being time filler. The script writing was not as snappy as the first. The whole thing just didn't flow as well nor feel as polished as the first, a real let down, they could have made something stunning & just went for easy money


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