The Usual Suspects Poster

Release Date: August 16th, 1995

DVD Release Date: June 24th, 1997

R|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist," says con man Kint (Kevin Spacey), drawing a comparison to the most enigmatic criminal of all time, Keyser Soze. Kint attempts to convince the feds that the mythic crime lord not only exists, but is also responsible for drawing Kint and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro Harbor - leaving few survivors.

Cast: Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, Kevin Spacey, Suzy Amis, Giancarlo Esposito

Director: Bryan Singer

Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

Production Co: Bad Hat Harry

Distributors: Gramercy Pictures

Keywords: New York City, Quest, Police station, 1990s, Suspenseful, Los Angeles, Deception, Dark, Mystery

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)
Winner Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995)
Winner Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)
Winner Actor in a Supporting Role