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Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

8.6
14k
Directed by

David Fincher

Written by

Andrew Kevin Walker (Screenplay)

Runtime

127 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Seven deadly sins. Seven ways to die.

Cast

Keywords

detective serial killer investigation police drug dealer neo-noir pension s.w.a.t. insomnia pride and vanity rage and hate self-fulfilling prophecy evisceration lust and impulsiveness immoderateness

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Lists

#22 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#621 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#134 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Richard Francis-Bruce