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8MM

1999 , 2h 3m
Overview

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town PI.

  • Director: Joel Schumacher
  • Stars: Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, Anthony Heald

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    Golden Berlin Bear

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    The Dark and Stormy Night

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6.5
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    8MM FAQ

    The certification of 8MM is R.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5227 public reaction to 8MM including noirish, psychological mystery, suspenseful atmosphere, gruesome murder, aura of mystery.
    A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town PI..
    On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of 8MM is 6.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 21/100, Metacritic rating is 19/100, TMDB rating is 6/10.
    The release date of 8MM is February 26, 1999.
    The production budget of 8MM was 40,000,000 USD.
    The director of 8MM is Joel Schumacher.
    The sequels of 8MM are 8MM, 8MM 2.
    The casts of 8MM are Nicolas Cage starring as Tom Welles, Joaquin Phoenix starring as Max California, James Gandolfini starring as Eddie Poole, Catherine Keener starring as Amy Welles, Anthony Heald starring as Daniel Longdale, Peter Stormare starring as Dino Velvet.
    The runtime of 8MM is 123 minutes.
    8MM won 1999 Golden Trailer Awards.
    The genre of 8MM is Thriller,Crime,Mystery.