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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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Frank Miller, Frank Miller (graphic novels)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mickey Rourke ... Marv
Jessica Alba ... Nancy
Josh Brolin ... Dwight
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Johnny
Rosario Dawson ... Gail
Bruce Willis ... Hartigan
Eva Green ... Ava
Powers Boothe ... Senator Roark
Dennis Haysbert ... Manute
Ray Liotta ... Joey
Christopher Meloni ... Mort
Jeremy Piven ... Bob
Christopher Lloyd ... Kroenig
Jaime King ... Goldie / Wendy
Juno Temple ... Sally
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

There is no justice without sin.

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sin City 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,317,683, 22 August 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,757,804, 27 November 2014

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,407,616, 27 November 2014
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dwight McCarthy, played by Clive Owen in the original Sin City (2005), is now played by Josh Brolin before the plastic surgery to change his face that Shellie (Brittany Murphy) mentions in the first movie. See more »

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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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More of Frank Miller's tales brought to life.
28 August 2014 | by joefrettsomeSee all my reviews

I saw this film last night and I was not disappointed. Being a fan of the first film I went in with high hopes for this film (as most people did after watching the first) and it tells some other Frank Miller stories well.

If you enjoyed the violence, great dialogue and overall aesthetic of the first one you'll love this film.

One of the only parts that really bothered me was the recasting of Dwight which threw me off slightly as I wasn't expecting it. It also gets slightly confusing at times because some stories are set in the present and some in the past which can be hard to keep up with, but if you are paying attention properly you get the grasp of it after a bit.

However overall I loved the film's over the top nature and comic book style and if you enjoyed the first one then you'll enjoy this one.


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