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Questions tagged [se7en]

A thriller from 1995 about a killer using the seven sins as a motive.

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How did John Doe get past the dogs?

How did John Doe get past the dogs that you see in a scene in Se7en where Det. Somerset has dinner at the Mills' or warned Tracy that John Doe wanted to harm/kill her?
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Who is the victim for ire in Seven? [duplicate]

In David Fincher's movie Seven John Doe, based on the seven deadly sins, kills someone for each sin. In his plan, every victim is giulty of one sin (Lust, Gluttony, etcc). At the end, John Doe ...
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Why did John Doe kill Tracy? [duplicate]

In the conversation in the car between Doe, Somerset and Mills we see that Doe justifies the murders of all the people he killed according to the seven sins. But how can he justify killing Tracy?
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What is the significance of a dead dog in Se7en?

There is a dead dog shown in the climax of Se7en. Is there any significance to this image?
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Why did John Doe appear as press photographer?

John tried to face the detectives and tried to take photos of them in Se7en movie. What is the reason?
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Why did John Doe need to check out books at a public library?

In Se7en, John Doe is tracked to his residence by Detectives Mills and Somerset due to activity on his library card: "Divine Comedy", "History of Catholicism", A book called "Murderers and Madmen"...
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Was Tracy Mills a part of John Doe's plan from the beginning?

In Se7en, John Doe is shown as being extremely meticulous and patient while carrying out his plan of murdering and/or torturing people in accordance with the seven deadly sins. At the end of the film,...
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How was the special high-contrast cinema release of Se7en created?

David Fincher's magnificent noir movie Seven (or Se7en) has very dark cinematography enhancing the moral darkness of the story. I remember that, after its initial success, the studio released a ...
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Did John Doe manage to complete his 'masterpiece' in Se7en?

I recently watched David Fincher's 'Se7en' for a second time. I was thinking about the ending and I am kinda confused. So clearly John Doe (Kevin Spacey) has a plan of killing seven different people ...
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Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s head shown?

During the climax of the movie Seven, the audience is lead to believe that Mills’ wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), has been killed and her head is in the box. At any point in any version of the ...
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Doubt about the ending of Se7en

At the near end of the movie, when a box delivered to the trio in a deserted place is opened, David Mills' (played by Brad Pitt) wife Tracy Mill's face appears for a fraction of a second. Wikipedia'...
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Which movie did top-to-bottom credits first?

One of the many notable things about modern film-noir Seven was its reverse credits (scrolling top to bottom, the opposite to the expected direction). I recently rewatched the brilliant 1950's film-...
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The credibility of the Envy killing in Se7en

I find Se7en an amazingly good movie, but among its weaknesses is the Envy killing. I found the justification for it very unconvincing, as if forced into the story, just so we can have the (iconic) ...
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What happened to the last of the sins in Se7en?

I have watched Se7en and followed Gluttony, Greed, Sloth and Lust. But I couldn't place the events of the other sins: Envy, Wrath and Pride. Please provide some light on these. I am really confused.