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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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1 April 2005 (USA)  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

On a night between filming days, Robert Rodriguez put on a rock concert at a local nightclub. His own band was the opening act, and the headliner was Bruce Willis and his band, The Accelerators. The concert was attended by Sin City (2005)'s cast and crew, as well as the cast and crew of A Scanner Darkly (2006), which was filming nearby at the same time. All profits from the show were donated to charity. See more »

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The huge scars on Marv's forehead change radically direction from one shot to another, after he tears off the jail bars. 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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Hyper-Noir for today
16 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I just came back from an advance screening of Sin City, and I can tell you this is one salient reel of pitch of a film. Think of it as film noir amped up for a post modern century. It comes across like most of Frank Miller's writing, modestly fantastic for the comic environment, but steeped long and hard in the tradition of the underground crime writers of the '40's. Visually, the juxtaposition of the rich B&W with digitally-hued Technicolor makes it hard to take your eyes off the screen. This film was tailor made for most of the people who have been following Miller's writing for the past twenty odd years, brimming with many of his trademark elements and visual style that he, along with Messrs. Rodriguez and Tarantino, capture brilliantly. Not for more sensitive or under aged souls, Sin City will burn like a fire that you have to watch for everyone else.


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