L.A. Confidential poster


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.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1997-09-19

Runtime 138 minutes

Budget $35m

Revenue $0.1b


TMDB 7.778


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my favorite crime dramas!"

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PousseLananas shared a tip "Very good movie reusing a classic noir structure."

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julia_young shared a tip "Sorry for not seeing this 5 months ago! I haven’t read the book. watching anything good lately?"

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james_holliman shared a tip "Great adaptation of an even better book."

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jennifer_jacobson shared a tip "I love this film, neo-noir"

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erica_zerbe shared a tip "I can watch this movie over and over and never get tired of it. It’s my favorite movie of all time."

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debra_b. shared a tip "A twist I didn't see coming"

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steven_hendrickson shared a tip "Great look at the old LA & corruption of cops tabloids & fun directors"

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jonathan_4800 shared a tip "Magnificent"

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gene_directo shared a tip "Classic!"

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alexandra_hayes_8874 shared a tip "Had me on the edge of my seat"

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david_weinberg shared a tip "Best movie ever!"

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Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "Could of won best picture on a different year"

gloria_lowery shared a tip "Good police story"

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kurt_froehlich shared a tip "Outstanding film noir with a great cast!"

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michelle_joye shared a tip "I enjoyed the whole thing. Its a movie I can watch again."

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sean_sullivan_8499 shared a tip "@amber_at I have so many favorite parts! The opening prologue, the end climax and of course, “she is Lana Turner.”"

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cirrus_macleod shared a tip "Starz 1/1"

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steppenwolf1910 shared a tip "Most underrated movie of the 90's. Such a masterfully directed picture."

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john_salanger shared a tip "Love these Noir films with all twists and turns"

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laura_lee_113 shared a tip "Excellent acting and superb story"

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randy_payne shared a tip "One of my favorite crime thrillers"

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julie_aguirre shared a tip "SO many twists & turns!! Just AWESOME!!!"

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