Plot – A clever and ruthless murderer is killing chosen people in rapid sequence and in the most gruesome way. The young and ambitious Mills and the expert Somerset are looking for him, even if they have opposite personalities and they barely stand each other. They learn to "live together" as the hunt for the killer goes on and the mystery begins to be clearer: the monster chooses the victims and kills them following the seven deadly sins - gluttony, greed, sloth, lust, pride, envy and anger.
All actors – Morgan Freeman, Andrew Kevin Walker, Daniel Zacapa, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, John Cassini, Bob Mack, Peter Crombie, Reg E. Cathey, R. Lee Ermey, George Christy, Endre Hules, Hawthorne James, William Davidson, Bob Collins, Jimmy Dale Hartsell, Richard Roundtree, Charline Su, Dominique Jennings, Allan Kolman, Beverly Burke, Gene Borkan, Julie Araskog, Mario Di Donato, Alfonso Freeman, John C. McGinley, Harrison White, Bob Stephenson, Michael Reid MacKay, Kevin Spacey, Richard Portnow, Tudor Sherrard, Mark Boone Junior, Pamala Tyson, Lennie Loftin, Sarah Reinhardt, Emily Wagner, Martin Serene, Michael Massee, David Correia, Ron Blair, Cat Mueller, Leland Orser, Lexie Bigham, Evan Mirand, Paul Eckstein, Harris Savides, Rachel Flanagan, Heidi Schanz, Brian Evers, Shannon Wilcox, Richard Schiff, James Deeth, John Santin, Charles A. Tamburro, Richmond Arquette, Duffy Gaver, , Charles S. Dutton, Gregory Fennell, Arthur Maxshow all
“Se7en” Quotes 21 quotes
“We see a deadly sin on every street corner, in every home, and we tolerate it. We tolerate it because it's common, it's trivial. We tolerate it morning, noon, and night.”
So many freaks out there doin' their little evil deeds they don't wanna do... "the voices made me do it. My dog made me do it. Jodie Foster told me to do it".
“- Somerset: [to Mills' wife] Anyone who spends a significant amount of time with me finds me disagreeable. Just ask your husband.
- Mills: Very true. Very, very true.”
“This is not even my desk! [hangs up]”
“I visited your home this morning after you'd left. I tried to play husband. I tried to taste the life of a simple man. It didn't work out, so I took a souvenir... her pretty head.”
“- Somerset: This guy's methodical, exacting, and worst of all, patient.
- Mills: He's a nut-bag! Just because the fucker's got a library card doesn't make him Yoda!”
I remember getting up one morning and going to work. Just another day like any other, except it was the first day after I knew about … pregnancy. And I felt this fear for the first time ever. I remember thinking: "how can I bring a child into a world like this? How can a person grow up with all this around them?".
“Wanting people to listen, you can't just tap them on the shoulder anymore. You have to hit them with a sledgehammer, and then you'll notice you've got their strict attention.”
“- John Doe: It's more comfortable for you to label me as insane.
- Mills: It's very comfortable.”
“- Mills: Wait, I thought all you did was kill innocent people.
- John Doe: Innocent? Is that supposed to be funny? An obese man... a disgusting man who could barely stand up; a man who if you saw him on the street, you'd point him out to your friends so that they could join you in mocking him; a man, who if you saw him while you were eating, you...” (continue)(continue reading)
It's always these questions with you. "Did the kid see it?". Who gives a fuck? He's dead, his wife killed him. Anything else has nothing to do with us.
“- Police Officer at Gluttony crime scene: I didn't touch anything... but he's had his face in a plate of spaghetti for about forty five minutes now.
- Mills: Wait a minute, no one bothers with vital signs?
- Police Officer at Gluttony crime scene: Did I stutter? This guy ain't breathing unless he's breathing spaghetti sauce.”
“On the subway today, a man came up to me to start a conversation. He made small talk, a lonely man talking about the weather and other things. I tried to be pleasant and accommodating, but my head hurt from his banality. I almost didn't notice it had happened, but I suddenly threw up all over him. He was not pleased, and I couldn't stop laughing.”
“- John Doe: Realize detective, the only reason that I'm here right now is that I wanted to be.
- Mills: No, no, we would have got you eventually.
- John Doe: Oh really? So, what were you doing? Biding your time? Toying with me? Allowing five innocent people to die until you felt like springing your trap?”