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Sleeping Dogs

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Sleeping Dogs Movie Details:

Based onThe Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici
CountryUnited States
GenreAction, Crime, Thriller
Release DateMarch 22, 2024
Running Time1hr 50min
Age ratingR
CastRussell Crowe
Karen Gillan
Marton Csokas
Thomas M. Wright
Harry Greenwood
Tommy Flanagan
Directed by Adam Cooper
Written byAdam Cooper
Produced byDeborah Glover
Pouya Shabazian
Bill Collage
Henry Winterstern
Arun Kumar
Mark Fasano
Adam Cooper
Cinematography by Ben Nott
Edited by Matt Villa
Music byDavid Hirschfelder
Production CompaniesNickel City Productions
Highland Film Group
Distributor The Avenue

Sleeping Dogs Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Karen Gillan as Laura Baines
  • Russell Crowe as Roy Freeman
  • Marton Csokas as Dr. Joseph Wieder
  • Tommy Flanagan as Jimmy Remis
  • Harry Greenwood as Richard Finn
  • Thomas M. Wright as Wayne Devereaux
  • Elizabeth Blackmore as Dana Finn
  • Lynn Gilmartin as Diane Lynch
  • Pacharo Mzembe as Isaac Samuel
  • Paula Arundell as Susan Avery


Roy Freeman, an ex-homicide detective with a fractured memory, is forced to revisit a case he can’t remember. As a man’s life hangs in the balance on death row, Freeman must piece together the brutal evidence from a decade-old murder investigation, uncovering a sinister web of buried secrets and betrayals linking to his past. With only instincts to trust, he faces a chilling truth – sometimes, it’s best to let sleeping dogs lie.

About Sleeping Dogs Movie:

Sleeping Dogs is an American crime mystery thriller film starring Russell Crowe and Karen Gillan. It is based on the E.O. Chirovici novel The Book of Mirrors (2017) which was adapted by Adam Cooper and Bill Collage and produced by Nickel City Pictures. The film marks Adam Cooper’s feature length directorial debut.

The film is an adaptation by Adam Cooper and Bill Collage of E.O. Chirovici’s novel, The Book of Mirrors with Cooper also on board as director. Mark Fasano of Nickel City Pictures produced, alongside Cooper, Collage, and Pouya Shabazian. Matthew Goldberg, Cliff Roberts and Highland Film Group CEO Arianne Fraser are executive producers. In August 2022, Crowe was announced in the lead role.

In February 2023, Karen Gillan, Marton Csokas, Harry Greenwood, and Thomas M Wright were added to the cast. Principal photography commenced in Victoria, Australia in February 2023, with Crowe making himself at home in Melbourne. Production wrapped in May.

In November 2022, it was announced that Highland Film Group had agreed to distribution deals with Signature Entertainment in the United Kingdom. Galaxy Pictures released it in Australia (a joint venture between Rialto Distribution and Vertigo Releasing). Sleeping Dogs was released by The Avenue in the United States on March 22, 2024.


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