Frank Miller's Sin City

Frank Miller's Sin City

A Dame to Kill for

Streaming Video - 2014
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Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning "Sin City" graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales, the town's most hard-boiled citizens once again cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants. SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR is the follow up to Rodriguez and Miller's 2005 groundbreaking film, FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY, and features a phenomenal cast including Jessica Alba, Powers Boothe, Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mickey Rourke, and Bruce Willis.

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Nursebob
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.

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Clipnrun72
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!

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Nooksack20
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.

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BlueSparkleEyes
Aug 15, 2016

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

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raindog4182
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.

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obadiah11
Apr 16, 2016

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

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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.

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ScorchingSun
Dec 03, 2015

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

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thepudman
Oct 18, 2015

Some people hate it, some people love it, but as a to-film-right-from-a GRAPHIC novel - it is superb. A lot of fun, directed by the guy who writes the novels.

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marx_bro
Sep 15, 2015

i just friggin' love these "Sin City" franchise flicks. Gritty film noire with over-the-top action is just too cool!

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ManMachine
Jul 16, 2014

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

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ManMachine
Jul 16, 2014

Frightening or Intense Scenes: It's gore galore!

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ManMachine
Jul 16, 2014

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

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ManMachine
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.

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ManMachine
Jul 16, 2014

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

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mexicanadiense
Jan 26, 2015

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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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jimg2000
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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