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Sin City (2005)

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A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nancy
... Miho
... Becky
... Senator Roark
Cara D. Briggs ... Hearing Panel Person (as Cara Briggs)
... Liebowitz
... Motorcycle Cop (as Jeff Dashnaw)
... Gail
Jesse De Luna ... Corporal Rivera
... Jackie Boy
... Hitman
... Manute
... Brian
Christina Frankenfield ... Judge
... Klump
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Storyline

Four tales of crime adapted from Frank Miller's popular comics, focusing around a muscular brute who's looking for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie, a man fed up with Sin City's corrupt law enforcement who takes the law into his own hands after a horrible mistake, a cop who risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile, and a hitman looking to make a little cash. Written by Tom Benton

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Rated R for sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 April 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Frank Miller's Sin City  »

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| (unrated, recut)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Madsen was briefly considered for the role of Marv before Mickey Rourke was cast. He was eventually cast as Bob. See more »

Goofs

Miho dives into the tar pits to pull Dwight out. But when we see her in another shot, there is barely any tar on her. This was an intentional joke by the filmmakers. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Salesman: [voiceover] She shivers in the wind like the last leaf on a dying tree. I let her hear my footsteps. She only goes stiff for a moment.
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Written by Fluke
Performed by Fluke
Courtesy of Virgin Records
Under License from EMI Film & TV Music
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Avoid this stunning film if violence offends you.
2 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Channel surfing late one night I stumbled across this film and stopped to look because of the unusual cinematography. It's visually stunning, mostly in b&w and that evokes a film noir atmosphere punctuated with those brilliant flashes of color. Two minutes later I couldn't take my eyes away. This unique film is superbly executed, the casting, the screenplay, the special effects, everything about it. As we all know, there is an expansive library of film work out there for a wide range of tastes and sensibilities. If yours are delicate, if you are offended by gore and violence, then this film will NOT be your cup of tea. Stay away from it. But if both the horror and film noir genres appeal to you, you'll probably find this movie as captivating as I did.


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