The film is about two murder detectives (Morgan Freeman and Bird Pitt) who are seeking to arrest a serial killer named John Dove, who casts his motive for murdering seven deadly sins. He kills his victims, the symbol of the seven great sins, in a terrible manner. Somerset detective finds out the killer's motive for committing seven great sins trying to find the killer's mind and find the next victim. But the young detective (Peet), who is in charge of handling the case, ridicules him and this makes him useless; but, during the film, there are events ….
- Best nominee for Oscar
- The nominee for the best script from the BAFTA Film Award