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Dark City
Directed By: Alex Proyas
Released: February 27, 1998
Runtime: 100 minutes (theatrical cut)
111 minutes (director's cut)
Country: United States
Language: English

Dark City is a 1998 science fiction film with dieselpunk influences.


John Murdoch awakens alone in a strange hotel to find that he has lost his memory and is wanted for a series of brutal and bizarre murders. While trying to piece together his past, he stumbles upon a fiendish underworld controlled by a group of beings known as The Strangers who possess the ability to put people to sleep and alter the city and its inhabitants. Now Murdoch must find a way to stop them before they take control of his mind and destroy him.

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