When John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) awakens in a strange hotel room, he finds that he is wanted for a series of brutal murders. The problem is he can't remember a thing. Pursued by the police and haunted by The Strangers, mysterious beings who possess the ability to stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the twisted riddle of his identity. But in a city where reality is the ultimate illusion, discovering the truth could be fatal. From Alex Proyas, the director of THE CROW, comes a futuristic thriller that "sets a bold new standard for science fiction!" (Bill Bregoli, WESTWOOD ONE).

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Dark City (1998)

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Mystery/Suspense/Thriller/Science-Fiction · 1h 40m · 2/27/1999

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A world where the night never ends. Where man has no past. And humanity has no future.

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When John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) awakens in a strange hotel room, he finds that he is wanted for a series of brutal murders. The problem is he can't remember a thing. Pursued by the police and haunted by The Strangers, mysterious beings who possess the ability to stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the twisted riddle of his identity. But in a city where reality is the ultimate illusion, discovering the truth could be fatal. From Alex Proyas, the director of THE CROW, comes a futuristic thriller that "sets a bold new standard for science fiction!" (Bill Bregoli, WESTWOOD ONE).

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

Australia, United States

Production Companies

Mystery Clock Cinema, New Line Cinema

Budget

$27,000,000

Revenue

$27,200,316
Part Of
Cast
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Rufus Sewell

John Murdoch
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William Hurt

Inspector Frank Bumstead
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Kiefer Sutherland

Dr Daniel Schreber
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Jennifer Connelly

Emma Murdoch
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Richard O'Brien

Mr Hand
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Ian Richardson

Mr Book
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Bruce Spence

Mr Wall
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Colin Friels

Walenski
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John Bluthal

Karl Harris
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Mitchell Butel

Husselbeck
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Melissa George

May
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Frank Gallacher

Stromboli
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Ritchie Singer

Hotel Manager / Vendor
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Justin Monjo

Taxi Driver
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Nicholas Bell

Mr Rain
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Satya Gumbert

Mr Sleep
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Noah Gumbert

Mr Sleep Filming Double
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Peter Sommerfeld

Stranger
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Timothy Jones

Stranger
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Jeanette Cronin

Stranger
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Paul Livingston

Assistant Stranger
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Michael Lake

Assistant Stranger
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David Wenham

Schreber's Assistant
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Alan Cinis

Automat Cop
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Bill Highfield

Automat Cop
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Terry Bader

Mr Goodwin
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Rosemary Traynor

Mrs Goodwin
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Edward Grant

Hotel Manager (as Edward Grant II)
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Maureen O'Shaughnessy

Kate Walenski
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Deobia Oparei

Train Passenger (as Deobie Oparer)
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Marques Johnson

Station Master (as Marcus Johnson)
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Doug Scroope

Desk Sergeant
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Cinzia Coassin

Waitress
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Tyson McCarthy

Murdoch - age 10
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Luke Styles

Murdoch - teenager
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Anthony Kierann

Murdoch's Dad
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Laura Keneally

Murdoch's Mum
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Natalie Bollard

Naked Woman
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Eliot Paton

Matthew Goodwin
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Naomi van der Velden

Jane Goodwin
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Peter Callan

Taxi Driver
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Mark Hedges

Emma's Lover
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Darren Gilshenan

Fingerprint Cop
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Ray Rizzo

Policeman
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Bill Rutherford

Police Officer
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Marin Mimica

Hotel Lobby Cop
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Anthony Pace

Young Karl Harris
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Tony Mosley

Four Piece Band Member
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Glenford O. Richards

Four Piece Band Member (as Glenford Richards)
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Stanley Steer

Four Piece Band Member
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Greg Tell

Four Piece Band Member
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William Upjohn

Forensics Cop
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Wilma Kaddissi

Extra (uncredited)
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Anita Kelsey

Emma Murdoch (uncredited)
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Tina Kobas

Sleeper (uncredited)
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Marcus Proctor

Imprinted Alien (uncredited)
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Frederick Miragliotta

Mr Quick
Crew
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Alex Proyas

Director
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Alex Proyas

Writer
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Lem Dobbs

Writer
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David S. Goyer

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Dark City

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

7/29/2008

$8.99

Disc Title Front Cover

Dark City

(DVD, Snapper)

7/29/1998

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Dark City/Coma

(DVD)

11/18/2003

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Dark City

(DVD)

10/1/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Dark City

(DVD)

6/14/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Dark City

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/29/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

Siren In The Dark (Director's Cut)

(DVD)

2/10/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Dark City

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/7/2006

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