Criminals have always called the shots in Sin City, whether bootleggers, gamblers or politicians. But ever since the first dame set up shop in Old Town, those side streets have been run by the women who walk the night. It's been a delicate truce, but now there's a messy body and the mob's looking to reclaim those streets.
Just one hour to go. Hartigan's polishing his badge and working himself up to kissing it goodbye. But, with one hour left to go, he gets word about that one loose end he hasn't tied up: a young girl who's helpless in the hands of a drooling lunatic. Just one hour to go... and Hartigan's gonna go out with a bang.
Family Values is a milestone among Miller's work, allowing him enough room to tell this classic story of grit and revenge exactly the way he wanted to. With deadly Miho running on roller-blades, Dwight running on adrenaline, and the Sin City mob on clean up detail, this yarn from the town without pity is not to be missed.