About

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

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Directed by

David Fincher

Written by

James Vanderbilt (Screenplay)
Robert Graysmith (Book)

Runtime

157 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

There's more than one way to lose your life to a killer.

Cast

Keywords

murder serial killer journalist california police 1960s planned murder threat to death 1970s killing san francisco mass murder reporter newspaper victim embassy victim of murder code

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

#40 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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

#12 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC