• The Spirit (2008)

The Spirit

Release Date: December 25th, 2008

DVD Release Date: April 14th, 2009

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Apparently murdered cop Denny Colt (Gabriel Macht) returns as the Spirit, dedicated to protecting Central City from crime. His archenemy, the Octopus (Samuel L. Jackson), is a ruthless killer who will destroy the Spirit's well-loved city to find the secret of immortality. As the Spirit pursues his quarry, he meets many beautiful women who would be happy to either kiss or kill him.

Cast: Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson, Eva Mendes, Dan Lauria, Paz Vega, Jaime King, Scarlett Johansson

Director: Frank Miller

Genres: Adventure , Action , Romance

Production Co: Lionsgate Films, Odd Lot Entertainment

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Hospital, Pursuit, Police officer, Rivalry, Cool, Dark, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    The Spirit is uneven, but its campy adventure provides some amusing, escapist fun. show more

  • 20
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    It is truly a mess. show more

  • 38
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Maybe if there was something going with the dialogue - snappy Chandlerisms, say, or even just sentences that made sense - the fussy digital artifice of The Spirit wouldn't seem so, well, dispiriting. show more

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