Se7en | 1995

Directed by: David Fincher

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Main Plot

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.


  • Morgan Freeman's character, Detective Somerset, is a seasoned detective who partners with a younger detective to investigate gruesome murders.
  • Brad Pitt's character, Detective David Mills, is a young and impulsive detective working alongside Detective Somerset to solve a series of gruesome murders.
  • Kevin Spacey's character, John Doe, is a serial killer who targets people he believes represent the seven deadly sins.


In the ending of Se7en, detectives Somerset and Mills track down the serial killer, John Doe. They find him at a remote location, where he reveals his twisted motive and shows them a box containing Mills' wife's severed head. Consumed by rage, Mills shoots Doe, fulfilling his plan of making Mills commit a deadly sin. Somerset tries to console Mills, but the tragic events have taken a toll on him. The film ends with Somerset walking away, leaving Mills devastated.