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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

Based on the comic series this crime thriller sure won't disappoint

SINFUL It should be a crime to look as good as Alba in her role as an exotic dancer
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SINFUL It should be a crime to look as good as Alba in her role as an exotic dancer

Details Release Date: Aug 22, 2014; Genre: Action/Adventure; With: Jessica Alba, Devon Aoki, Rosario Dawson and Mickey Rourke; Distributor: Dimension Films

Sin City redefined noir aesthetics with its stylized broads and nebulous con men. Now, nine years and a hundred rip-offs later, comics legend Frank Miller and codirector Robert Rodriguez are pushing the visual envelope into three dimensions. ''I was resistant to 3-D at first till I saw what [Rodriguez] had in mind,'' says Miller. Adds Rodriguez: ''It feels like you are really in Sin City. When you look down at your wrist and your hand, you expect that to be black and white too.''

Joining familiar faces like Bruce Willis and Mickey Rourke in the film's four vignettes are newcomers Eva Green as a femme fatale, Lady Gaga in a mysterious role, and Josh Brolin, replacing Clive Owen as PI Dwight McCarthy. Jessica Alba returns as a hardened exotic dancer. ''A girl who's dancing for the first time is different from the girl who's still doing it in the same scummy bars 10 years later,'' says Alba. ''She kind of goes psychotic.''
Originally posted Apr 09, 2014
Weekend of Jul 27 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
$44.0 1 $44.0 B
$29.0 1 $29.0 C-
3. $16.4 3 $172.1 B+
The Purge: Anarchy
$9.9 2 $51.3 C-
Planes: Fire & Rescue
Walt Disney Pictures
$9.3 2 $35.1 B
Sex Tape
$6.0 2 $26.9 C+
7. $4.6 5 $236.4 D+
And So It Goes
Clarius Entertainment
$4.6 1 $4.6 C-
Warner Bros.
$3.4 4 $78.1 B
A Most Wanted Man
Roadside Attractions
$2.7 1 $2.7 B
* in millions