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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  22 August 2014 (USA)
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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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Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's "Sin City" graphic novels back to the screen. Weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales, the town's most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more notorious inhabitants. Written by ®

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There is no justice without sin.

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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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$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$13,750,556 (USA) (3 October 2014)
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Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez:  When Nancy has the TV on in her apartment, the 2 bums in the show she is watching are played by Frank Miller (writer and honorary director) and Robert Rodriguez (director). See more »

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Nancy states that in the first Sin City, Hartigan killed himself by sticking a gun in his mouth and shooting. He actually shot himself in the forehead. See more »

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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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I'm Lonely
Written and Performed by Rebecca Rodriguez
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Bland.
15 November 2014 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

I'd like to begin by saying the original 2005 Sin City is one of my favorite movies. The way it was put together, the cinematography, the characters, the dialogue...everything. It was truly a breakthrough film. This sequel however is a letdown. It's not the type of letdown where the product can't match the hype, it's just everything I enjoyed about the first movie turned over. Yes, A Dame to Kill For is still broken into chapters and shot in B/W with occasions flashes of color, and I loved the allusions to the previous film and comic books- however, in contrast to the rich character depth and storyline, the storyline(s) is flat, bland, and lacks the energy the dialogue contained in the previous film. Also, the storyline isn't remotely as interwoven as it was in the previous, the directors struggled to keep the chapters intertwined-the *only* connection being Kadie's Bar, which all of the characters visited at least once. I appreciated that Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller attempted to bring humor into the mix, but Marv's second, "I hope you don't mind me saying this...." scene really doesn't belong in the movie.

This was my first review I hope you like it, I know it's not perfect, but these are my thoughts in a nutshell.


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