A Scanner Darkly (2006)

R  |   |  Animation, Crime, Drama

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An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.




  • Robert Downey Jr. at an event for A Scanner Darkly (2006)
  • A Scanner Darkly (2006)
  • Robert Downey Jr. at an event for A Scanner Darkly (2006)
  • Keanu Reeves in A Scanner Darkly (2006)
  • Winona Ryder in A Scanner Darkly (2006)
  • Robert Downey Jr. in A Scanner Darkly (2006)

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Cast & Crew

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Richard Linklater


Philip K. Dick (novel), Richard Linklater (screenplay)

Did You Know?


Woody Harrelson co-starred with Demi Moore in Indecent Proposal (1993) and Bunraku (2010). Moore also co-starred with Tom Cruise in A Few Good Men (1992). Cruise would go on to star in Minority Report (2002) based on The Minority Report (1956), a ... ...


Freck: I looked them up. They're aphids. They're in my hair, on my skin, in my lungs. And the pain, Barris, it's unreasonable. They're all over the place. Oh, they've completely gotten Millie too.


(at around 35 mins) After the car breaks down on the freeway, they cut to a scene where the car is facing backwards on a flatbed tow truck. If the car was picked up on the freeway, it would be facing forward unless the tow truck picked up the car from the rear which on the freeway would be highly unlikely.

Crazy Credits

At the start of the ending credits, the following text appears: This has been a story about people who were punished entirely too much for what they did. I loved them all. Here is a list, to whom I dedicate my love: To Gaylene, deceased To Ray, deceased To Francy, permanent psychosis To Kathy, permanent brain damage To Jim, deceased To Val, massive permanent brain damage To Nancy, permanent psychosis To Joanne, permanent brain damage To Maren, deceased To Nick, deceased To Terry, deceased To Dennis, deceased To Phil, permanent pancreatic damage To Sue, permanent vascular damage To Jerri, permanent psychosis and vascular damage ...and so forth In memoriam. These were comrades whom I had; There are no better. They remain in my mind, and the enemy will never be forgiven. The "enemy" was their mistake in playing. Let them play again, in some other way, and let them be happy. Philip K. Dick


Plot Summary

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Animation | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller


Release Date:

28 July 2006



Country of Origin


Box Office


$8,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$391,672 (USA) (9 July 2006)


$5,501,616 (USA) (12 October 2006)

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