Sin City (also known as Frank Miller's Sin City) is a 2005 American written, produced, and directed by and . It is based on Miller's .
Much of the film is based on the first, third, and fourth books in Miller's original comic series. is about a man who embarks on a brutal rampage in search of his one-time sweetheart's killer, killing anyone, even the police, that gets in his way of finding and killing her murderer. focuses on an getting caught in a street war between a group of prostitutes and a group of mercenaries, the police and the mob. follows an aging police officer who protects a young woman from a grotesquely disfigured . The intro and outro of the film are based on the short story "The Customer is Always Right" which is collected in Booze, Broads & Bullets, the sixth book in the comic series.
The film stars an led by , , , , , , and , and featuring , , , , , , , , and among others.
Sin City opened to wide critical and commercial success, gathering particular recognition for the film's unique color processing which rendered most of the film in black and white while retaining or adding color for selected objects. The film was screened at the in competition and won the Technical Grand Prize for the film's "visual shaping".