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To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

R
116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
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Writers
Gerald Petievich (novel) (screenplay) | William Friedkin (screenplay)
Composer
Cinematographer
Robby Müller (as Robby Muller)
Editor
M. Scott Smith (as Scott Smith)
Casting Director
Robert Weiner (as Bob Weiner)
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Budget
$ 6,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,551,761
Gross (USA)
$ 17,307,019
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Release date
Nov 1, 1985 (United States)
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54 cast members
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William Petersen
Richard Chance (as William L. Petersen) Richard Chance (as William L. Petersen)   See fewer
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Willem Dafoe
Eric Masters Eric Masters   See fewer
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John Pankow
John Vukovich John Vukovich   See fewer
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Debra Feuer
Bianca Torres Bianca Torres   See fewer
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John Turturro
Carl Cody Carl Cody   See fewer
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Darlanne Fluegel
Ruth Lanier (as Darlanne Fleugel) Ruth Lanier (as Darlanne Fleugel)   See fewer
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Dean Stockwell
Bob Grimes Bob Grimes   See fewer
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Steve James
Jeff Rice Jeff Rice   See fewer
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Robert Downey Sr.
Thomas Bateman (as Robert Downey) Thomas Bateman (as Robert Downey)   See fewer
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Michael Greene
Jim Hart Jim Hart   See fewer
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Christopher Allport
Max Waxman Max Waxman   See fewer
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Valentin de Vargas
Judge Filo Cedillo (as Val DeVargas) Judge Filo Cedillo (as Val DeVargas)   See fewer
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Dwier Brown
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Michael Chong
Thomas Ling Thomas Ling   See fewer
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Jacqueline Giroux
Claudia Leith (as Jackely Giroux) Claudia Leith (as Jackely Giroux)   See fewer
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Michael Zand
Terrorist Terrorist   See fewer
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Bobby Bass
FBI Agent FBI Agent   See fewer
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Dar Robinson
FBI Agent (as Dar Allen Robinson) FBI Agent (as Dar Allen Robinson)   See fewer
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Katherine M. Louie
Ticket Agent Ticket Agent   See fewer
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Edward Harrell
Airport Guard Airport Guard   See fewer
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Gilbert Espinoza
Ultro's Bartender Ultro's Bartender   See fewer
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Jack Cota
Agent Agent   See fewer
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Shirley J. White
Airline Passenger Airline Passenger   See fewer
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Gerald H. Brownlee
Visiting Room Guard Visiting Room Guard   See fewer
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David M. DuFriend
Tower Guard Tower Guard   See fewer
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Rubén García
Inmate Ruben Inmate Ruben   See fewer
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Joe Duran
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Bufort McClerkins
Prison Assailant (as Buford McClerkins) Prison Assailant (as Buford McClerkins)   See fewer
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Gregg Dandridge
Prison Assailant Prison Assailant   See fewer
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Donnie Williams
Rice's Friend Rice's Friend   See fewer
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Earnest Hart Jr.
Rice's Friend Rice's Friend   See fewer
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Thomas F. Duffy
Credit Card Counterfeiter Credit Card Counterfeiter   See fewer
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Gerald Petievich
Special Agent (as Gerry Petievich) Special Agent (as Gerry Petievich)   See fewer
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Mark Gash
Mark Gash Mark Gash   See fewer
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Pat McGroarty
Criminal Criminal   See fewer
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Brian Bradley
Tourist Tourist   See fewer
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Jane Leeves
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Cherise Bates
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Michael Higgins
Dancer (as Michael W. Higgins) Dancer (as Michael W. Higgins)   See fewer
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Chris Latanzi
Dancer (as Chris Lattanzi) Dancer (as Chris Lattanzi)   See fewer
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Shaun Earl
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Alan Baltes
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Bull
Bit part (uncredited) Bit part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Cole
Man Chased by Richard Chance (uncredited) Man Chased by Richard Chance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stevie Mack
Basketball Player (uncredited) Basketball Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason Ronard
Man Chased by Richar (uncredited) Man Chased by Richar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joey Sotello
Secret Service Agent (uncredited) Secret Service Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris Tashima
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7.3 / 10 | 24,860 votes