Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) Movie Review

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

2014 | R | Thriller, Action, Crime
102 minutes / 1h 42min

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Plot Synopsis:

Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that Damian and Manute torture her and soon she will be killed. Once again Manute takes Ava with him and hits Dwight that invites Marv to help him to rescue Ava. Damian denies the accusation but Dwight beats him to death while Marv tear Manute's eye out. But soon Dwight finds that he was lured by Ava that shoots him. Marv rescues Dwight and takes him to the Old Town where Dwight finds his former lover Gail that helps him to recover while Dwight plots revenge against Ava.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) Review

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) is an American action crime thriller movie that is the sequel to Sin City (2005). The movie is based on Sin City’s second book in the series and is written by Frank Miller. Directors Frank Miller (The Spirit (2008), Sin City (2005)) and Robert Rodriguez (Grindhouse (2007), Planet Terror (2007), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)) did a marvelous job working together on this awesome movie. The movie contains strong violence, sexual content, bad language, drug use, suspense, gore, stylish, twists and comedy. Sin City: A Dame To Kill For is a continuation from Sin City (2005) that contains old and new characters. The movie had many parts to it, and you have to stay focused or you will be confused and lost. It is a great movie, but it has too many changes going on during the movie.


Nancy (Jessica Alba) has turned to hard liquor, and a handgun since her protector Hartigan (Bruce Willis) who is a cop committed suicide. Nancy is out for revenge and wants to take down Senator Roark (Powers Boothe) who had driven her friend and protector to kill himself. Hartigan becomes a ghostlike guardian for Nancy that tries to help her but cannot reach her. Nancy had the chance to kill Senator Roark at a poker game, but she could not bring herself to pull the trigger. She seems to be losing as it as she starts to hallucinate. She thought Senator Roark was there with her and soon after cuts her hair and then smashes a mirror so that she can use the broken pieces to cut her face. Marv saw that Nancy is losing it and offers to help her with killing Senator Roark.

Nancy’s story was the most interesting story but seems to get lost with the other stories. It is better for you to watch Sin City before going to see Sin City: A Dame to Kill For because it has been nine years in between both movies. The acting was strong and on point from all the actors. The movie was black and white but the colors used when it did was vibrant and beautifully done. It is a great movie, and I recommend for you to see it - especially comic book fans. The movie in general has a comic book feel so those who do not like comic books would stay clear of this movie. I recommend for those of you who can see it in 3D to do so - you would not be disappointed.

  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 6
  • Overall Score: 5.44
  • IMDB: 6.5
  • MetaCritic: 4.6
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 4.3

About Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 2014

Title: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Year: 2014
Runtime: 102 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Reviewer:
Score: 3 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 2.72/5 stars from 135,520 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 135,520
MPAA Rating: R
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Cast Starring: Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Gary Teague, Josh Brolin, Marton Csokas, Jessica Alba, Jimmy Gonzales, Christopher Lloyd, Robert Rodriguez, Christopher Meloni, Slim Khezri, Jaime King, Powers Boothe, Callie Hernandez, Jeremy Piven, Stacy Keach, Emmy Robbin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Juno Temple, Dennis Haysbert, Gregory Kelly, Alexa PenaVega, Mickey Rourke, Jude Ciccolella, Jay Pennington, Julia Garner, Greg Ingram, Kea Ho, Osvaldo Fernandez, Frank Miller
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Writers: Frank Miller
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Director: Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller
Box Office: $11,064,709
Production: Dimension Films
Website: http://sincity-2.com/
Language: English
Country: USA