Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.
|Release Date||:||July 19, 1995|
|Genres||:||Drama, Crime, Thriller|
|Production Company||:||Blue Parrot Productions, Bad Hat Harry Productions|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Director||:||Bryan Singer, Haley McLane, Wendy Dallas|
|Writers||:||Christopher McQuarrie, John Coven|
|Casts||:||Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, Kevin Spacey, Suzy Amis, Giancarlo Esposito, Benicio del Toro, Dan Hedaya, Paul Bartel, Carl Bressler, Christine Estabrook, Clark Gregg, Morgan Hunter, Louis Lombardi, Frank Medrano, Ron Gilbert|
|Plot Keywords||:||law, relatives, theft, criminal, criminal mastermind, hungarian, sibling|
I couldn't help but set rather high expectations for 'The Usual Suspects' as I went into watching this. I knew this was no action movie or any of the crap we get nowadays. This was true cinema! I was excited 'The Usual Suspects' is a mystery film about what cargo was on board the ship when it was destroyed and the events leading up to it as we are told from the only known survivor of that accident.
Around 45-50 minutes into the movie, I was starting to find myself a bit tired and thought the movie may perhaps have dragged along just a bit. I was becoming rather disappointed. Then the film truly began to change in such a way that I find it rather hard to explain. The characters began to get a little more entertaining, the pacing certainly began to pick up, the dialogue was getting more interesting and overall, I was more excited.
Then comes the amazing final twenty minutes with the plot twist and the story finally closing in perfectly, making the story more understandable. However, the final 5 minutes of the movie are some of the best moments of movie ever made and that is the ultimate plot twist which surprised the hell out of me! It was a cheering end to what ended as a great movie and a movie I would be more than happy to check out again and again! A-