Curtis Hanson directs and co-adapts the screenplay with Brian Helgeland from legendary pulp novelist James Ellroy's novel. It stars Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito and David Strathairn. Music is by Jerry Goldsmith and cinematography by Dante Spinotti.
It's 1950s Los Angeles and three cops of very different morals and stature are about to be entwined in crime and corruption...
I admire you as a policeman, particularly your adherence to violence as a necessary adjunct to the job.
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