Sin City

Sin City

DVD - 2005 | Widescreen
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Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.
Publisher: [United States] : Dimension Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005]
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 9780788860478
Branch Call Number: DVD SIN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Jan 07, 2020

I thought it looked like it had good people but the whole movie made no since the plot made none is watchable still I thought be more like pulp fiction sadly was not if you like watch I did still glad I paid no money to do so and will never watch it again

Jan 18, 2018

I love the Comic Book Style of the filmmaking. Well worth watching for that. And a good follow up to the original

Jun 16, 2017

“Death is just like life in Sin City…and love doesn’t conquer anything at all…” And that pretty well sums up the tone of Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s crazy violent pseudo-animated faux noir prequel-slash-sequel to 2005’s "Sin City", both based on Miller’s graphic novels. Like the moving panels of a comic book all decked out in razor sharp black & white with the occasional splash of neon colour to emphasize a female form or a gouged eyeball, Miller and Rodriquez return to the titular metropolis—a rundown berg so rife with cruelty and corruption it’d make downtown Mosul look like a Florida retirement community—to churn out a handful of tales involving crooked politicians, seductive man-eaters, and an acrobatic squad of deadly ninja hookers. And tying the various strands together are Bruce Willis as an unhappy spirit and a barely recognizable Micky Rourke playing a one-man death machine with the face of a rabid bull and a body to match. The dialogue is pure pulp fiction corn lacking any true wit but it’s all beautifully stylized to look like pen and ink illustrations come to life and the glut of extreme brutality is entertainingly shocking—heads and limbs are casually lopped off, faces are crushed, arteries are severed, and fountains of pure white cartoon blood erupt like geysers while electric guitars wail. And of course, staying true to its target demographic, "Sin City" also adds hefty dollops of fantasy female flesh to its noirish mix of grungy cityscapes and sexy firearms. Not recommended for the pure of heart or weak of stomach.

Apr 25, 2017

Extremely violent, so be forewarned; however, I found it mesmerizing. The graphic novel appearance held my attention by itself, but the flow of the events (don't want to give away too much here) nailed the super appeal of this film. Anxious to see the sequel!

Feb 26, 2017

This was more of a graphic black and white cartoon full of violence. Very unwatchable and unentertaining. Would not recommend spending the time to watch.

Aug 15, 2016

The only good thing about this movie is Jessica Alba's dancing.

Apr 28, 2016

Both Sin City movies are truly like watching the graphic novel come to life. The CG filming is absolutely marvelous in every way possible; it is like being inside the comic book!! I think I enjoyed both films equally well as the story line (and dialogue) was brilliant in both; however, I thought JGL was wasted in ADTKF.. he should have been a bigger focus than Brolin/Green in my opinion. Speaking of Eva Green.. I felt like I was watching "Dreamers" again what with all the times she was naked in the film.

Apr 16, 2016

really enjoyed this film a lot more than the first. had better structure and plot

CMLibrary_gjd_0 Jan 24, 2016

The husband is in love with Ava Green, so we watched this installment of the Sin City franchise. Has as much to offer as these movies do, a decent story, lots of beautiful ladies in skimpy dress and lots of blood. I like the black & white color palette featured in these movies.

Dec 03, 2015

Stylish mayhem. An entertaining mix of beauty and the grotesque.

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Jul 16, 2014

Other: You're in for a special Nazi-flavoured treat.

Jul 16, 2014

Frightening or Intense Scenes: It's gore galore!

Jul 16, 2014

Coarse Language: Are you ready for some non-stop profanity?

Jul 16, 2014

Sexual Content: Oh, yeah, there's sex, of course, but don't expect it to be handled with any romantic notions in mind.

Jul 16, 2014

Violence: Violence!!??... It never stops!


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Jan 26, 2015

mexicanadiense thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over


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TheJoker Dec 28, 2010

The movie tells several stories. One story follows a cop by the name of Hartigan protecting a young exotic dancer named Nancy. Another story follows Marv trying to avenge his lover's death. Dwight tries to cover a murder. Extremely epic and visual!


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Feb 04, 2015

Tons more from IMDb:

Marv: [observes Ava] That right there is a dame to kill for...

John Hartigan: Death is just like life in Sin City. It always wins.

Dwight McCarthy: [getting beaten by Manute] An atom bomb goes off between my legs.

Ava Lord: I knew I could count on you. Sex always made you stupid, ready to believe anything.

John Hartigan: No one ever really guessed what hell is. It's watching the people you love, in pain.

Senator Roark: I'm holding a gun on you, young lady. The rules are, you pretend there's a chance I *won't* shoot you.

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