A Scanner Darkly (2006) Movie Review

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

2006 | R | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Animation
100 minutes /

User Score: 67/100

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A Scanner Darkly Review


An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Set in a not-too-distant future where America has lost its "war" on drugs, Fred, an undercover cop, is one of many people hooked on the popular drug, Substance D, which causes its users to develop split personalities. Fred is obsessed with taking down Bob, a notorious drug dealer, but due to his Substance D addiction, he does not know that he is also Bob. Based on a classic novel by Philip K. Dick. Starring Keanu Reeves ("Constantine," "The Matrix" trilogy), Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Winona Ryder ("Girl, Interupted," "Mr. Deeds"), Academy Award and Emmy-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Robert Downey Jr. ("Good Night, And Good Luck" "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang"), and Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee and Emmy-winner Woody Harrelson ("North Country," "The People vs. Larry Flynt"). Directed by Academy Award-nominee Richard Linklater ("Before Sunset," "Dazed and Confused"). Filmed in live-action, and then animated using the same critically acclaimed process that Linklater used in his previous film, "Waking Life."

About A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Title: A Scanner Darkly
Year: 2006
Runtime: 100 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Animation
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.3/5 stars from 6 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 6
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Gary Teague, Winona Ryder, Jason Douglas, Woody Harrelson, Lisa Marie Newmyer, Marco Perella, Joe Basquez, Melody Chase, Rory Cochrane, Rommel Sulit, Eliza Stevens, Sarah Menchaca, Jonathan Cacy, Leif Anders, Jack Cruz, Turk Pipkin, Alex Jones, Wilbur Penn, Mitch Baker, Ken Webster, Sean Allen, Hugo Perez, Cliff Haby, Steven Chester Prince, Dameon Clarke, Natasha Valdez, Christopher Ryan, Mark Turner
Writers: Philip K. Dick, Richard Linklater
Director: Richard Linklater

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