Strange Days

Strange Days

  • 1995
  • R
  • 145 min
  • USA
  • crime, drama, science fiction

A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Writers: James Cameron, Jay Cocks

Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Tom Sizemore, Juliette Lewis, Vincent D'Onofrio

Strange Days struggles to make the most of its futuristic premise, but what's left remains a well-directed, reasonably enjoyable sci-fi fantasy.

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  • Kathryn Bigelow
    Kathryn Bigelow
    Kathryn Ann Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American film director. Her best-known films are the cult horror film Near Dark (1987), the surfer/bank robbery action picture Point Break (1991), the historical/mystery film The Weight of Water (2000) and the war drama The Hurt Locker (2008). The Hurt Locker won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Picture, won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and...

Main Cast


Tagline: You know you want it.

Certificate: R

Genres: crime, drama, science fiction, thriller

Keywords: pornography, prostitute, rape, police brutality, dream, ex-girlfriend, future, bodyguard, rapper, virtual reality, dystopia, minidisc, police, ex-cop, murder, cyberpunk, los angeles, violence, criminal, private detective, revolt, woman director

Categories: cyberpunk, virtual reality, rape, corrupt cop, tech noir, lapd, memory, dystopia, pornography, los angeles, dream, civil unrest, conspiracy


Producer: James Cameron, Steven-Charles Jaffe

Editor: Howard E. Smith

Casting: Sharon Bialy, Debi Manwiller, Richard Pagano, Melissa M. Thomas

Director of photography: Matthew F. Leonetti

Original music composer: Graeme Revell

Costume design: Ellen Mirojnick

Production design: Lilly Kilvert

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 145 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Dolby

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Color: Color