R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Andrew Kevin Walker had enormous difficulty getting a studio to buy the rights to his script, because he was a complete unknown in Hollywood. Allegedly, he put together a list of agents that represented writers that work in the crime and thriller genres, and just ... ...
Neighbors heard them screaming at each other, like for two hours, and it was nothing new. Then they heard the gun go off, both barrels. Crime of passion.
William Somerset: Yeah, just look at all the passion on that wall.
While Somerset and Mills are driving in what appears to be a torrential downpour, the parked cars seen outside Mills window look dry, as do the streets and sidewalks. Sunlight can be seen in some shots also, which wouldn't happen in such a severe deluge.
SPOILER: Kevin Spacey's name is not included in the opening titles to keep the John Doe intrigue going. To compensate, he is listed twice in the closing credits: once before the credits start rolling and once in the rolling credits in order of appearance.
£11,434,343 (UK) (19 January 1996)
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