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Fritz Brown is an ex-LAPD, recovering alcoholic who now splits his time repossessing cars for a used car lot and staffing his one-man private detective agency. When a filthy caddie named Freddy "Fat Dog" Baker wanders into Fritz's office one day, flashing a wad of cash, Fritz is hired to follow Fat Dog's kid sister Jane, who is holed up with a Beverly Hills sugar daddy named Sol Kupferman. Kupferman is a 70 year-old bag man for the mob, and Fat Dog claims that "Solly K" is up to something evil that may harm Jane. The trail leads Fritz to an encounter with his dark past in the person of Haywood Cathcart, current head of LAPD internal affairs and the person who kicked Fritz off the police force.

  1. Jason Freeland

    Director, Writer

  2. James Ellroy


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  1. Michael Rooker

    Michael Rooker

    Fritz Brown

  2. Selma Blair

    Selma Blair


  3. Brion James

    Brion James


  4. Brad Dourif

    Brad Dourif

  5. Will Sasso

    Will Sasso

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Brown's Requiem
Brown's Requiem


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  • November 1, 1998
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

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