Dark City (1998)

8.5

Rated by 5 people

Mystery
Science Fiction
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100 min.
Plot  John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) awakens in a hotel bathtub, suffering from amnesia. He receives a telephone call from Dr. Daniel Schreber (Kiefer Sutherland), who urges him to flee the hotel to evade a group of men who are after him. During the telephone conversation, Murdoch discovers the corpse of a brutalized, ritualistically murdered woman, along with a bloody knife. He flees the scene, just as the group of men (known as the Strangers) arrive at the room.

Eventually Murdoch learns his real name, and finds he has a wife named Emma (Jennifer Connelly). He is also sought by police inspector Frank Bumstead (William Hurt) as a suspect in a series of murders, though he cannot remember killing anybody. While being pursued by the Strangers, Murdoch discovers that he has psychokinetic powers–which the Strangers also possess, and refer to as "tuning"—and uses these powers to escape from them.

Murdoch explores the city, where nobody realizes that it is perpetually night. At midn...
  

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Cast

Rufus Sewell
John Murdoch
William Hurt
Inspector Frank Bumstead
Kiefer Sutherland
Dr. Daniel P. Schreber
Jennifer Connelly
Emma Murdoch / Anna
Bruce Spence
Mr. Wall
Colin Friels
Det. Eddie Walenski
John Bluthal
Karl Harris
Ritchie Singer
Hotel Manager / Vendor
Nicholas Bell
Mr. Rain
David Wenham
Schreber's Assistant
Mitchell Butel
Husselbeck

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All Titles

Dark City
English Original Title

Release Dates

Language

English

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