Strange Days Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3398

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 88

Theatrical Release Date: 10/06/1995

Language: English

Genre: Action, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Actors: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott, Vincent D'Onofrio

Plot: In 1999 L.A. and ex-cop, Lenny Nero, ekes out a living by selling 'squid' recordings - literally letting people experience another life. When a hooker friend is brutally raped and murdered, he is sent a recording of the event and vows to track down the one responsible. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 06/25/2012

Superior cyber punk intelligently written by James Cameron examining the power of the media and corruption in the wake of the LA riots. The casting is a little odd as a star presence is definitely lacking, but as a whole, it works.

Rating of
2.5/4

sapien - wrote on 02/28/2010

I can remember kinda -- but only kinda -- liking this movie.

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Rating of
3.5/4

"Paranoia is just reality on a finer scale".

Indyfreak - wrote on 02/01/2019

Kathryn Bigelow's relentlessly paced neo-noir thriller imagines a crime riddled Los Angeles twenty minutes into the future where memories can be saved via recording discs and can lead to the ultimate thrill or worse, the ultimate crime. Bigelow mines the time honored detective fiction tropes to populate the story with hardened ex-cops, sleazy private detectives, tough dames, slinky femme fatales, corrupt policemen, and vicious killers.
Ralph Fiennes is believable as an unlikely hero and Angela Bassett is a standout as his wise strong willed friend. The pair navigate through LA's underworld on the eve of the new millenium trying to solve a complex conspiracy that encompasses sex, murder, racism, and power. The timing of the film's release really captures the tense angry mood that Los …

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