• Zodiac (2007)


Release Date: March 2nd, 2007

DVD Release Date: July 24th, 2007

R |2 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

In the late 1960s and 1970s, fear grips the city of San Francisco as a serial killer called Zodiac stalks its residents. Investigators (Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards) and reporters (Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr.) become obsessed with learning the killer's identity and bringing him to justice. Meanwhile, Zodiac claims victim after victim and taunts the authorities with cryptic messages, cyphers and menacing phone calls.

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards, Dermot Mulroney, Brian Cox, Elias Koteas, Donal Logue

Director: David Fincher

Genres: Mystery , Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: Paramount, Phoenix Pictures, Warner Bros.

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: School, 1970s, Police officer, Police station, Murder, Gritty, 1960s, Suspenseful, Mystery, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Firing on all cylinders as a creepy thriller, police procedural and "All the President's Men"-style investigative newsroom drama, the smart, extremely vivid production oozes period authenticity. show more

  • 100
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    Fincher gets it all right, and Donovan's hippie-dippy "Hurdy Gurdy Man," which bookends the story, has never sounded so hauntingly menacing. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Its most impressive accomplishment is to gather a bewildering labyrinth of facts and suspicions over a period of years, and make the journey through this maze frightening and suspenseful. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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