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L.A. Confidential (1997)

R
138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Writers
James Ellroy (novel "L.A. Confidential") | Brian Helgeland (screenplay) | Curtis Hanson (screenplay)
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Editor
Peter Honess (edited by)
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$ 35,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,211,198
Gross (USA)
$ 64,616,940
Gross (World)
$ 126,216,940
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Release date
Sep 19, 1997 (United States)

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David Strathairn
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Ron Rifkin
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8.3 / 10 | 479,119 votes