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"Sin City" is infested with criminals, crooked cops and sexy dames, some searching for vengeance, some for redemption and others, both. The film incorporates storylines from three of Miller's graphic novels including 'Sin City,' which launched the long-running, critically acclaimed series, as well as 'That Yellow Bastard' and 'The Big Fat Kill.' Where Hartigan, a cop with a bum ticker and a vow to protect stripper Nancy. Marv, the outcast misanthrope, is on a mission to avenge the death of his one true love, Goldie; there's also Dwight, the clandestine love of Shelley who spends his nights defending Gail and her Old Towne girls from Jackie Boy, a dirty cop with a penchant for violence.
Hell of a way to end a partnership.
Also Known As:
Frank Miller's Sin City
Title: Sin City
Release Date: March 28, 2005
Runtime: 124 mins
All Genres: Sci-Fi, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Colors: Black and White, Color
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
IMDB Rating: 8.3
Brimstone Pit Rating: 9.3 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With S
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue.
Jessica Alba ...Nancy Callahan
Devon Aoki ...Miho
Alexis Bledel ...Becky
Powers Boothe ...Senator Roark
Cara D. Briggs ...Hearing Panel Person (as Cara Briggs)
Jude Ciccolella ...Liebowitz
Jeffrey J. Dashnaw ...Motorcycle Cop (as Jeff Dashnaw)
Rosario Dawson ...Gail
Jesse De Luna ...Corporal Rivera
Benicio Del Toro ...Jackie Boy
Jason Douglas ...Hitman
Michael Clarke Duncan ...Manute
Tommy Flanagan ...Brian
Christina Frankenfield ...Judge
Rick Gomez ...Klump
Carla Gugino ...Lucille
Josh Hartnett ...The Man
Rutger Hauer ...Cardinal Roark
David H. Hickey ...Juicer (as David Hickey)
Evelyn Hurley ...Josie
Greg Ingram ...Bouncer
Nicky Katt ...Stuka
Jaime King ...Goldie / Wendy
Helen Kirk ...Maeve
Michael Madsen ...Bob
Ethan Maniquis ...Bozo #1
Jason McDonald ...Ronnie
John McLeod ...Mercenary
Clark Middleton ...Schutz
Frank Miller ...Priest
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More Movie Taglines:
- Hell of a way to end a partnership.
- Walk down the right back alley in Sin City and you can find anything.
- She smells like angels ought to smell.
- Skinny little Nancy Callahan. She grew up. She filled out.
- You're gonna love this, baby.
- Do I take this cop down and risk it all?
- There is no justice without sin.
- Deadly little Miho
- [while holding a razor to Jackie Boy's face] Dwight: I'm Shellie's new boyfriend and I'm out of my mind. If you so much as talk to her or even think her name, I'll cut you in ways that'll make you useless to a woman. Jack Rafferty: You're making a big mistake, man. A *big* mistake. Dwight: You made a big mistake yourself... you didn't flush.
Marv: I love hitmen. No matter what you do to them, you don't feel bad.
[a grenade lands at his feet] Dwight: And everything seemed to be going so well.
[repeated line] Dwight, Gail: Yeesh.
Wendy: [to Marv] You can call me Goldie.
- Adrien Brody auditioned for the role of Jackie Boy.
Based on the graphic novels "Sin City" (the first graphic novel was just called "Sin City;" this story has been renamed "The Hard Good-Bye" by Miller), "The Big Fat Kill" and "That Yellow Bastard", by Frank Miller. The opening footage with Josh Hartnett and Marley Shelton is from the Sin City short story "The Customer is Always Right" from the "Babe Wore Red" collection. However, the epilogue featuring Hartnett and Alexis Bledel is an original scene written specifically for the movie.
Directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller planned each shot in the movie by using the panels from the original book as storyboard.
While the three stories in the film are based on "The Hard Goodbye," "The Big Fat Kill" and "That Yellow Bastard" as well as the short "The Customer is Always Right" there is a very brief scene taken from the story "A Dame to Kill For," in which Dwight (Clive Owen) thinks in a voice over in Kadie's Bar how Marv "would have been okay if he'd been born a couple of thousand years ago."
The cover of the Sin City book "Booze, Broads, and Bullets", can be seen periodically throughout the movie. Its most notable appearance is on the cover of the matchbook that Hartigan picks up to locate Nancy; it is also seen in the background of the strip club in the very next scene as Hartigan first enters (to the right as a poster).
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