In Moscow, the priest Owen hires a team to guide him in the underworld to find his friend Sergei that is missing while researching the legend about the existence of demons and an entrance to hell beneath the city.
A seasoned senior enlisted special operations (spec ops) United States Marine is wounded during combat operations in Iraq. He is retired from the Marine Corps and visits a friend on a ranch... See full summary »
An examination of the malevolent London underworld with its despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight-year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Frank loses his memory after being shot in small desert town in Texas. As he tries to retrace his steps and figure out his true identity, Frank believes he may be part of a plot to ... See full summary »
A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.
In Sofia, Bulgaria in 1992, an American doctor takes a detour in life when he helps a mysterious woman escape from her would-be assailant and becomes a victim of mistaken identity, as seen in the Alfred Hitchcock classic North by Northwest.
After a tragic accident claims the lives of Luke Gibson's (Gooding Jr.) wife and unborn child, he is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from ... See full summary »
Cuba Gooding Jr.,
In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows ... See full summary »
Andrey is the head of a group of Moscovites who live in the city's underground. Owen leads a rescue team in search of a Russian anthropologist who's disappeared beneath the underground system. They discover an eerie multilevel system of caves and catacombs. Written by
The codenamed "D-6" or "Metro 2" in Moscow, Russia was a highly classified underground system which parallels the public Moscow Metro. It is this underground system that is directly referenced in the film. This system was built during the Stalin administration and codenamed by the KGB. It was built to facilitate functions and movement of high level state security members and agents. The length of the "D-6" is rumored to exceed even that of the Metro. It is said to connect the Kremlin, FSB Headquarters, the government airport at Vnukovo-2, a small underground town at Ramenki, and other locations of national importance. In 1994 an exploration group, the "Diggers of the Underground Planet", stumbled upon an entrance to the "D-6" and started exploring it. See more »
The gates to hell have opened.
See more »
MOSCOW ZERO is a really dark, mystical and supernatural film. The plot is very straight to follow since it's just about a quest to find SERGEI (played by Rade Serbedzija) an old friend of the father OWEN (played by Vincent Gallo) that went to the catacombs of Moscow alone. The entire movie is passed in there. Though the film has a very open ending, which is, by the way, very well connected to the mysterious and mystical ambiance that is always present What I appreciated the most in the film was precisely this mystical and supernatural ambiance of this story and the way it was shot. It has a great cinematography, creating very dark and claustrophobic scenarios. The soundtrack is also good, because it also has mysterious, dark, melancholic and melodic music, like a ghost story must have! One other detail that I also appreciated was the fact of the demons were characterized only as shadows, as a dark light in the underworld I found it so much better than the traditional way of characterize demons as little monsters with sharpened teethes, horns and a back tail
I think this film is very well produced, though I agree it's a bit slow sometimes and could have been more suspenseful. However I also think this melancholy present in the plot and the soundtrack fits perfectly in a dark and mystical story like this.
The acting is reasonably good, but I only would like to mention the Portuguese actor Joaquim de Almeida, playing YURI character It was a surprise to me hearing him speaking some lines in Russian, but he's a "box of surprises" anyway
I also would like to say that I think this movie is too much underrated here on IMDb. I Liked this film, especially because of its ambiance as I said before, and I found pretty absurd that a user can say things like this: "There are two shameful reviews in IMDb promoting this movie and they are typically fake, written by users with only one review in this site". Just because he has more than 3000 reviews he thinks he's opinion is better than anyone else's! It's really sad
My final vote to this different but good film is 7/10.
15 of 26 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?