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74
Based on 40 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The worst thing I can say about this savage, sexy and ferociously funny screen translation of three stories from Frank Miller's Sin City series of graphic novels is that it's too much of a good thing. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A movie unlike any other. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Occasionally very funny, the picture tends to coast on its cosmetics. A first-rate script might have made it a twisted masterpiece. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Rourke's performance is quite phenomenal, a case of unquenchable talent bursting the bonds of dehumanized artifice. show more

  • 63
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    To say that Sin City is a guy movie - and an often brutally misogynist one, at that - would be an understatement. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Sin City snaps, crackles and pops like no graphic novel ever brought to the screen. Mixing live-action with computer-generated images, it looks like the novels, talks and bleeds like the novels, is as muscular and voluptuous as the novels - and it leaves you breathless as only a movie can. show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Eye-popping yet ultimately thin and shallow as a page in a graphic novel. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    This isn't an adaptation of a comic book, it's like a comic book brought to life and pumped with steroids. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Sin City is an evil place, full of awful people, an obsessive movie full of monomaniacal tough guys. Yet when Miller and Rodriguez move it into gear, noir lives. show more

  • 88
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Tarantino may have nicked the title first, but this is the real ''Pulp Fiction," with all the drama and the dead ends that implies. show more

  • December 05, 2008 LPZMAN66
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    great film. its too origanal, but tat's what makes it real good.

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