Overview

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

  1. James Ellroy

    Novel

  2. Brian De Palma

    Director

  3. Josh Friedman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Josh Hartnett

    Josh Hartnett

    Dwight 'Bucky' Bleichert

  2. Scarlett Johansson

    Scarlett Johansson

    Kay Lake

  3. Aaron Eckhart

    Aaron Eckhart

    Lee Blanchard

  4. Hilary Swank

    Hilary Swank

    Madeleine Linscott

  5. Mia Kirshner

    Mia Kirshner

    Elizabeth Short

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Release Information

  • September 15, 2006
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $49,111,202.00

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