Dark City

1998 - 100 minutes - Color - Dolby Digital - 2.35 : 1
US release date: February 27, 1998
Mystery Clock Cinema, New Line Cinema
Budget: $27,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $5,576,953 (USA) ((1,754 Screens)


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.


John Murdoch - Rufus Sewell
Inspector Frank Bumstead - William Hurt
Dr. Daniel P. Schreber - Kiefer Sutherland
Emma Murdoch / Anna - Jennifer Connelly
Mr. Hand - Richard O'Brien
Mr. Book - Ian Richardson
Mr. Wall - Bruce Spence
Det. Eddie Walenski - Colin Friels
Karl Harris - John Bluthal
Officer Husselbeck - Mitchell Butel
May - Melissa George



Director - Alex Proyas

Writing credits

Screenplay - Alex Proyas
Screenplay - Lem Dobbs
Screenplay - David S. Goyer
Story - Alex Proyas


Executive producer - Michael De Luca
Line producer - Barbara Gibbs
Producer - Andrew Mason
Producer - Alex Proyas
Executive producer - Brian Witten