Dark City (1998 film)

Dark City is a 1998 American neonoir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas. The screenplay was written by Proyas, Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer. The film stars Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, and William Hurt. Sewell plays John Murdoch, an amnesiac man who finds himself suspected of murder. Murdoch attempts to discover his true identity and clear his name while on the run from the police and a mysterious group known only as the Strangers.

John Murdoch Rufus Sewell awakens in a hotel bathtub, suffering from amnesia. He receives a phone call from Dr. Daniel Schreber Kiefer Sutherland, who urges him to flee the hotel to evade a group of men who are after him. During the phone talk, Murdoch discovers the corpse of a brutalized, ritualistically murdered woman, along with a bloody knife. He flees the scene, just as the group of men known as the Strangers show up to investigate the room.Eventually Murdoch learns his own name, and finds he has a wife named Emma Jennifer Connelly. He is also sought by police inspector Frank Bumstead William Hurt as a suspect in a series of murders committed around the city, though he cannot remember killing anybody. While being pursued by the Strangers, Murdoch discovers that he has mind powerswhich the Strangers also possess, and refer to as tuningand he manages to use these powers to escape from them. ........

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