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L.A. Confidential (1997)

R 1997-09-19 (US) CrimeMysteryThriller 2h 18m
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Everything is suspect... Everyone is for sale... And nothing is what it seems.


Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.

  1. Curtis Hanson

    Director, Screenplay

  2. James Ellroy


  3. Brian Helgeland


Top Billed Cast

  1. Russell Crowe

    Russell Crowe

    Wendell "Bud" White

  2. Guy Pearce

    Guy Pearce

    Edmund "Ed" Exley

  3. Kevin Spacey

    Kevin Spacey

    Jack Vincennes

  4. Kim Basinger

    Kim Basinger

    Lynn Bracken

  5. Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito

    Sid Hudgens

  6. James Cromwell

    James Cromwell

    Dudley Smith

  7. David Strathairn

    David Strathairn

    Pierce Patchett

  8. Ron Rifkin

    Ron Rifkin

    D.A. Ellis Loew

  9. Matt McCoy

    Matt McCoy

    "Badge of Honor" Star Brett Chase

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L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $126,200,000.00


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