The Spirit 2008

The Spirit is a 2008 American comic book adaptation, written and directed by Frank Miller and starring Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson, Scarlett Johansson, and Eva Mendes.

The film is based on the newspaper comic strip The Spirit by Will Eisner. Batfilm, OddLot, and Lionsgate produced the film.

Plot: Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. When a Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus who kills anyone unfortunate enough to see his face who has other plans. He’s going to wipe out the entire city. The Spirit tracks this cold hearted killer from the city’s rundown warehouses, to the damp catacombs, to the windswept waterfront all the while facing a bevy of beautiful women who either want to seduce, love or kill the masked crusader.
Box office
The Spirit was a box office bomb. The film was released in 2,509 theaters on December 25, 2008. The gross for the opening four-days was $10.3 million. As of February 22nd, 2009, the film has grossed $19,806,188 domestically and $17,599,560 internationally for a worldwide total of $37,405,748.
* Gabriel Macht as Denny Colt
* Samuel L. Jackson as The Octopus
* Scarlett Johansson as Silken Floss
* Eva Mendes as Sand Saref
* Sarah Paulson as Ellen Dolan
* Dan Lauria as Commissioner Dolan
* Stana Katic as Morgenstern
* Louis Lombardi as Phobos, Logos, Pathos, Ethos, Bulfos, Hoevos, and Mathos etc.
* Jaime King as Lorelei
* Seychelle Gabriel as Young Sand Saref
* Johnny Simmons as Young Denny Colt
* Kimberly Cox as Elsa
* Meeghan Holaway as Reporter Holly

Watch The Spirit 2008 Trailer