over 1 year
They did it before the Matrix made it cool.
over 1 year
Underrated late 90s gem. Must see if you like mystery with dark atmosphere. City never...
almost 4 years
over 4 years
Would have been top class if it hadn't been for the terrible fight scene.
Terrific visuals and atmosphere although the script certainly could've been improved.
Beautifully constructed nightmarish film with a thought-provoking story.
almost 6 years
A unique if dated noir thriller. Well acted and strange. Some pacing issues here and there
Very original for way back when.
Sucks you in
A whacked out, grimdark precursor to The Matrix. Loved it.
This film gets better and more interesting with every viewing. Soundtrack is great, too.
Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas. It was adapted from a screenplay written by Proyas, David S. Goyer and Lem Dobbs. The film stars Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, and William Hurt. Sewell plays John Murdoch, a man suffering from amnesia who finds himself accused of murder. Murdoch attempts to discover his true identity to clear his name while on the run from the police and a mysterious group known only as the "Strangers".
The majority of the film was shot at Fox Studios Australia. It was jointly produced by New Line Cinema and Mystery Clock Cinema. New Line Cinema and New Line Home Video commercially distributed the theatrical release and home media respectively. The studio was concerned that the audience would not understand the film and asked Proyas to add an explanatory, voice-over narration to the introduction. The film premiered in the United States on February 27, 1998, performed poorly at the box office, and received...