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  • L.A. Confidential (1997)
  • R
    138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
L.A. Confidential (1997)
R
138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Director
Writers
James Ellroy (based on the novel by) | Brian Helgeland (screenplay by) | Curtis Hanson (screenplay by)
Producers
Curtis Hanson (produced by) | Arnon Milchan (produced by) | Michael G. Nathanson (produced by) (as Michael Nathanson)
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Peter Honess (edited by)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Release date
Sep 19, 1997 (United States)

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Cast

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113 cast members
Name Known for
Kevin Spacey
Jack Vincennes Jack Vincennes   See fewer
Russell Crowe
Bud White Bud White   See fewer
Guy Pearce
Ed Exley Ed Exley   See fewer
James Cromwell
Dudley Smith Dudley Smith   See fewer
Kim Basinger
Lynn Bracken Lynn Bracken   See fewer
Danny DeVito
Sid Hudgens Sid Hudgens   See fewer
David Strathairn
Pierce Patchett Pierce Patchett   See fewer
Ron Rifkin
D.A. Ellis Loew D.A. Ellis Loew   See fewer
Matt McCoy
'Badge of Honor' Star Brett Chase 'Badge of Honor' Star Brett Chase   See fewer
Paul Guilfoyle
Mickey Cohen Mickey Cohen   See fewer
Paolo Seganti
Johnny Stompanato Johnny Stompanato   See fewer
Elisabeth Granli
Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner   See fewer
Sandra Taylor
Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner   See fewer
Steve Rankin
Officer Arresting Mickey Cohen Officer Arresting Mickey Cohen   See fewer
Graham Beckel
Richard 'Dick' Stensland Richard 'Dick' Stensland   See fewer
Allan Graf
Wife Beater Wife Beater   See fewer
Symba
Jack's Dancing Partner (as Symba Smith) Jack's Dancing Partner (as Symba Smith)   See fewer
Bob Clendenin
Reporter at Hollywood Station Reporter at Hollywood Station   See fewer
Lennie Loftin
Photographer at Hollywood Station Photographer at Hollywood Station   See fewer
Will Zahrn
Liquor Store Owner Liquor Store Owner   See fewer
Amber Smith
Susan Lefferts Susan Lefferts   See fewer
Darrell Sandeen
Leland 'Buzz' Meeks Leland 'Buzz' Meeks   See fewer
Michael Warwick
Sid's Assistant Sid's Assistant   See fewer
Simon Baker
Matt Reynolds (as Simon Baker Denny) Matt Reynolds (as Simon Baker Denny)   See fewer
Shawnee Free Jones
Tammy Jordan Tammy Jordan   See fewer
Matthew Allen Bretz
Officer Escorting Mexicans Officer Escorting Mexicans   See fewer
Thomas Rosales Jr.
First Mexican First Mexican   See fewer
Shane Dixon
Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station   See fewer
Norman Howell
Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station   See fewer
Brian Lally
Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station   See fewer
Don Pulford
Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station   See fewer
Chris Short
Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station   See fewer
John Mahon
Police Chief Police Chief   See fewer
Tomas Arana
Michael Breuning Michael Breuning   See fewer
Michael McCleery
William Carlisle William Carlisle   See fewer
George Yager
Gangster at Victory Motel Gangster at Victory Motel   See fewer
Jack Conley
Vice Captain Vice Captain   See fewer
Ginger Slaughter
Secretary in Vice Secretary in Vice   See fewer
Jack Knight
Detective at Detective Bureau Detective at Detective Bureau   See fewer
John H. Evans
Patrolman at Nite Owl Cafe Patrolman at Nite Owl Cafe   See fewer
Gene Wolande
Forensic Chief Forensic Chief   See fewer
Brian Bossetta
Forensic Officer Forensic Officer   See fewer
Michael Chieffo
Coroner Coroner   See fewer
Gwenda Deacon
Mrs. Lefferts Mrs. Lefferts   See fewer
T.J. Kennedy
Bud's Rejected Partner (as Mike Kennedy) Bud's Rejected Partner (as Mike Kennedy)   See fewer
Ingo Neuhaus
Jack's Rejected Partner Jack's Rejected Partner   See fewer
Robert Harrison
Phillip Phillip   See fewer
Jim Metzler
City Councilman City Councilman   See fewer
Jeremiah Birkett
Raymond 'Sugar Ray' Collins Raymond 'Sugar Ray' Collins   See fewer
Salim Grant
Louis Fontaine Louis Fontaine   See fewer
Karr Washington
Ty Jones (as Karreem Washington) Ty Jones (as Karreem Washington)   See fewer
Noel Evangelisti
Stenographer Stenographer   See fewer
Marisol Padilla Sánchez
Inez Soto (as Marisol Padilla Sanchez) Inez Soto (as Marisol Padilla Sanchez)   See fewer
Jeff Sanders
Sylvester Fitch Sylvester Fitch   See fewer
Steven Lambert
Roland Navarette (as Steve Lambert) Roland Navarette (as Steve Lambert)   See fewer
Jordan Marder
Officer at Detective Bureau Officer at Detective Bureau   See fewer
April Breneman
Look-Alike Dancer Look-Alike Dancer   See fewer
Lisa Worthy
Look-Alike Dancer Look-Alike Dancer   See fewer
Beverly Sharpe
Witness on 'Badge of Honor' Witness on 'Badge of Honor'   See fewer
Colin Mitchell
Reporter at Hospital Reporter at Hospital   See fewer
John Currie Slade
Photographer at Hospital (as John Slade) Photographer at Hospital (as John Slade)   See fewer
Brenda Bakke
Lana Turner Lana Turner   See fewer
Kevin Maloney
Frolic Room Bartender Frolic Room Bartender   See fewer
Patrice Walters
Police File Clerk Police File Clerk   See fewer
Rebecca Klingler
Police File Clerk (as Rebecca Jane Klingler) Police File Clerk (as Rebecca Jane Klingler)   See fewer
Irene Roseen
D.A. Ellis Loew's Secretary D.A. Ellis Loew's Secretary   See fewer
Scott Eberlein
West Hollywood Sheriff's Deputy West Hollywood Sheriff's Deputy   See fewer
David St. James
Detective at Hush-Hush Office Detective at Hush-Hush Office   See fewer
Bodie Newcomb
Officer at Hush-Hush Office Officer at Hush-Hush Office   See fewer
Jeff Austin
Detective Detective   See fewer
Robert Foster
Detective Detective   See fewer
Kevin Patrick Kelly
Detective (as Kevin Kelly) Detective (as Kevin Kelly)   See fewer
Henry Marder
Detective Detective   See fewer
Monty McKee
Detective Detective   See fewer
Henry Meyers
Detective Detective   See fewer
Michael Ossmann
Detective Detective   See fewer
Dick Stilwell
Detective Detective   See fewer
Jess Thomas
Detective Detective   See fewer
Robert Thompson
Detective (as Samuel Thompson) Detective (as Samuel Thompson)   See fewer
Jody Wood
Detective Detective   See fewer
Jonathan Adler
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
April Audia
Mayor's Wife (uncredited) Mayor's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Jana Rains Austinson
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
William Boyd
Parade Leader as Hopalong Cassidy (archive footage) (uncredited) Parade Leader as Hopalong Cassidy (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Hennen Chambers
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Jan Citron
1940s Courthouse (uncredited) 1940s Courthouse (uncredited)   See fewer
Priscilla Cory
Brunette Police Woman (uncredited) Brunette Police Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Alice Dinnean
Josephine Blake - Senator's Aide (uncredited) Josephine Blake - Senator's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
T.K. Durham
Senator's Aide (uncredited) Senator's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
Rhonda Fleming
Ronda Fleming (archive footage) (uncredited) Ronda Fleming (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr (archive footage) (uncredited) Deborah Kerr (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd (archive footage) (uncredited) Alan Ladd (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Veronica Lake
Veronica Lake (archive footage) (uncredited) Veronica Lake (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Lerner
Dudley's Guy with Shotgun (uncredited) Dudley's Guy with Shotgun (uncredited)   See fewer
Scott McKinley
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
John Meier
Drug Dealer (uncredited) Drug Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
Marilyn Monroe
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Ortega
Second Mexican (uncredited) Second Mexican (uncredited)   See fewer
Chris Palermo
Anthony Trombino (uncredited) Anthony Trombino (uncredited)   See fewer
J.P. Romano
Deuce Perkins (uncredited) Deuce Perkins (uncredited)   See fewer
Gilbert Rosales
Third Mexican (uncredited) Third Mexican (uncredited)   See fewer
Nectar Rose
Marilyn Monroe (uncredited) Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)   See fewer
Jane Russell
Jane Russell (archive footage) (uncredited) Jane Russell (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Rocco Salata
Uniformed Patrol Officer (uncredited) Uniformed Patrol Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra (archive footage) (uncredited) Frank Sinatra (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Elaine Stewart
Elaine Stewart (archive footage) (uncredited) Elaine Stewart (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Vern Urich
Park Ranger (uncredited) Park Ranger (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam P. Whitehead
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Dell Yount
Court Bailiff (uncredited) Court Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Anne Zogby
Movie Star (uncredited) Movie Star (uncredited)   See fewer
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