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Dark City (New Line Platinum Series)
Dark City
New Line Platinum Series
Actors: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Richard O'Brien
Director: Alex Proyas
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
R     1998     1hr 40min

If you're a fan of brooding comic-book antiheroes, got a nihilistic jolt from The Crow (1994), and share director Alex Proyas's highly developed preoccupation for style over substance, you might be tempted to call Dark Cit...  more »
     
     

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Actors: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Richard O'Brien
Director: Alex Proyas
Creators: Andrew Mason, Barbara Gibbs, Brian Witten, David S. Goyer, Lem Dobbs
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Futuristic, Aliens, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: New Line
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/29/1998
Original Release Date: 02/27/1998
Theatrical Release Date: 02/27/1998
Release Year: 1998
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 17
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
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Member Movie Reviews

Dennis S. from VALLEJO, CA
Reviewed on 8/11/2009...
One of the most innovative movies I have seen. The story was quite refreshing in its originality. The cinematography was dark yet the images were an important part of the storyline.
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Barbara . from LAS VEGAS, NV
Reviewed on 3/25/2009...
This is a great Scifi flick that came out before the Matrix and was overshadowed by it.
It has a retro look like Gattica (another great flim) along with a noir 50s look.
Check it out for Kiefer Sutherland who steals the show as a mousy doctor with a dark side.
11 of 12 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

WARNING: Blu-ray is defective
Elvis GaGa | Houston, TX United States | 08/13/2010
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Blu-ray version only: Proceed with great caution when ordering this disc. When played back through a stereo receiver or TV there is much static/distortion of the audio track. I tried two different discs with the same result. Had to return them both. Fortunately Amazon's customer service is excellent. There are numerous similar comments from other customers here, wish I would have read them before I ordered the movie. It's possible that when played back through a new receiver with the proper decoding that the distortion goes away, but when played through a stereo receiver or TV it's unbearable. I have purchased many, many blu-ray discs and this is the first and only time I have experienced this issue."
Concur with reported audio issues
this reviewer | USA | 08/24/2010
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I finally upgraded to an HDTV and Blu Ray player, and "Dark City" was the first disc I put in to test my new system. That was an unfortunate choice, because the audio static drove me crazy trying to figure out what I had set up incorrectly. Now that I've read other reviews here (and verified that my other Blu Rays sound terrific), I realize the problem is the "Dark City" disc. While I'm obviously relieved the problem is not my new TV or player, I'm disappointed I won't have an enjoyable Blu Ray experience with this film (apparently until I upgrade from simple stereo to full surround sound). I've seen "Dark City" in the theaters and on regular DVD, so I didn't hesitate to buy it again on Blu Ray. It's a beautiful, 5-star film, but be leery of this Blu Ray audio experience."