Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 90%
TMDB Rating 7.8
IMDB Rating 8.3
RottenTomatoes Rating 99%

Financials

Revenue: $126,216,940

Budget: $35,000,000

Profit: + $91,216,940


Movie Details

Tag Line: Everything is suspect... Everyone is for sale... And nothing is what it seems.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Sep 19, 1997

Rating: R

Run Time: 2h 18m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Regency Enterprises , Wolper Organization , Warner Bros. Pictures


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Jack Vincennes

Age : 61 | Popularity : 44%

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe

Bud White

Age : 57 | Popularity : 41%

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce

Ed Exley

Age : 53 | Popularity : 63%

James Cromwell

James Cromwell

Dudley Smith

Age : 81 | Popularity : 30%

Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger

Lynn Bracken

Age : 67 | Popularity : 41%

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito

Sid Hudgens

Age : 76 | Popularity : 39%

David Strathairn

David Strathairn

Pierce Patchett

Age : 72 | Popularity : 26%

Ron Rifkin

Ron Rifkin

Ellis Loew

Age : 81 | Popularity : 14%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Curtis Hanson
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland
Brian Helgeland
Novel
James Ellroy
James Ellroy
Storyboard
Gary Damian Thomas
Gary Damian Thomas
Directing Director
Curtis Hanson
Curtis Hanson
Script Supervisor
Sharron Reynolds-Enriquez
Sharron Reynolds-Enriquez
Connie Papineau
Connie Papineau
Second Second Assistant Director
Heather Kritzer
Heather Kritzer
Second Assistant Director
Jim Goldthwait
Jim Goldthwait
First Assistant Director
Linda Montanti
Linda Montanti
Production Producer
Curtis Hanson
Curtis Hanson
Arnon Milchan
Arnon Milchan
Michael G. Nathanson
Michael G. Nathanson
Casting
Mali Finn
Mali Finn
Executive Producer
David L. Wolper
David L. Wolper
Dan Kolsrud
Dan Kolsrud
Co-Producer
Brian Helgeland
Brian Helgeland
Casting Associate
Emily Schweber
Emily Schweber
Location Manager
John Panzarella
John Panzarella
Kenneth Hunter
Kenneth Hunter
ADR Voice Casting
Barbara Harris
Barbara Harris
Production Secretary
Sara Flamm
Sara Flamm
Unit Production Manager
L. Dean Jones Jr.
L. Dean Jones Jr.
Production Accountant
Kim Bodner
Kim Bodner
Production Office Coordinator
Carolyn Hagan
Carolyn Hagan
Production Supervisor
Warren Smith
Warren Smith
Payroll Accountant
Cheryl McHugh
Cheryl McHugh
Assistant Accountant
Karen Yokomizo
Karen Yokomizo
Assistant Location Manager
Stephen Fischer
Stephen Fischer
Art Department Production Assistant
Andrea Morland
Andrea Morland
Assistant Production Coordinator
Patti McGuire
Patti McGuire
Production Assistant
Raul Moreno
Raul Moreno
Sound Original Music Composer
Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Goldsmith
Conductor
Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Goldsmith
Foley Editor
Bob Beher
Bob Beher
ADR Mixer
Robert Deschaine
Robert Deschaine
Charleen Richards
Charleen Richards
ADR Recordist
Tami Treadwell
Tami Treadwell
Diane Linn
Diane Linn
Music Editor
Kenneth Hall
Kenneth Hall
ADR Editor
Denise Horta
Denise Horta
Andrea Horta
Andrea Horta
Dialogue Editor
Mildred Iatrou
Mildred Iatrou
Kimberly Ellen Lowe
Kimberly Ellen Lowe
Donald L. Warner Jr.
Donald L. Warner Jr.
Cathie Speakman
Cathie Speakman
Orchestrator
Arthur Morton
Arthur Morton
Foley Artist
John Roesch
John Roesch
Hilda Hodges
Hilda Hodges
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Andy Nelson
Andy Nelson
Anna Behlmer
Anna Behlmer
Sound Effects Editor
Gordon Ecker
Gordon Ecker
Steve Mann
Steve Mann
Glenn Hoskinson
Glenn Hoskinson
Joe Divitale
Joe Divitale
Supervising ADR Editor
Becky Sullivan
Becky Sullivan
Apprentice Sound Editor
Brian Best
Brian Best
Sound Designer
Terry Rodman
Terry Rodman
Dolby Consultant
Thom 'Coach' Ehle
Thom 'Coach' Ehle
Supervising Sound Effects Editor
John Leveque
John Leveque
Production Sound Mixer
Kirk Francis
Kirk Francis
Music Programmer
Nick Vidar
Nick Vidar
Scoring Mixer
Bruce Botnick
Bruce Botnick
Boom Operator
Mychal Smith
Mychal Smith
Utility Sound
Kay Colvin
Kay Colvin
Assistant Sound Editor
Steven Gerrior
Steven Gerrior
Crew Special Effects Coordinator
Richard Stutsman
Richard Stutsman
Eric Rylander
Eric Rylander
Stunts
Rick Avery
Rick Avery
Anthony G. Schmidt
Anthony G. Schmidt
Bob Herron
Bob Herron
Stunt Coordinator
Jeff Imada
Jeff Imada
Dialect Coach
Jessica Drake
Jessica Drake
Stand In
Fred Fein
Fred Fein
Special Effects Technician
Boyd Lacosse
Boyd Lacosse
Craft Service
David Guilbeau
David Guilbeau
Armorer
Thell Reed
Thell Reed
Chef
Robert Lamkin
Robert Lamkin
Transportation Coordinator
Keith Dillin
Keith Dillin
Carpenter
Eric Yount
Eric Yount
Driver
Dave Amberik
Dave Amberik
Production Controller
Bonnie Daniels
Bonnie Daniels
Propmaker
John Cales
John Cales
Set Production Assistant
John Baumhauer
John Baumhauer
Transportation Captain
Pete Bianco
Pete Bianco
Transportation Co-Captain
John Bush
John Bush
Unit Publicist
Michael Battaglia
Michael Battaglia
Utility Stunts
Dion Mitchell
Dion Mitchell
Video Assist Operator
Mark Burnett
Mark Burnett
Art Set Decoration
Jay Hart
Jay Hart
Production Design
Jeannine Oppewall
Jeannine Oppewall
Art Direction
William Arnold
William Arnold
Title Designer
Pablo Ferro
Pablo Ferro
Property Master
Steven B. Melton
Steven B. Melton
Construction Coordinator
Dave DeGaetano
Dave DeGaetano
Head Greensman
Neil David Pontecorvo
Neil David Pontecorvo
Painter
Rick Broderman
Rick Broderman
Swing
G. Roger Abell
G. Roger Abell
Assistant Property Master
Al Eisenmann
Al Eisenmann
Set Designer
Louisa Bonnie
Louisa Bonnie
Construction Foreman
Javier Carrillo
Javier Carrillo
Standby Painter
John Hinkle
John Hinkle
Art Department Coordinator
Moira Gill
Moira Gill
Greensman
Chuck Brooks
Chuck Brooks
Construction Buyer
Al DeGaetano
Al DeGaetano
Editing Editor
Peter Honess
Peter Honess
First Assistant Editor
Beth Jochem Besterveld
Beth Jochem Besterveld
Assistant Editor
Carole Henderson Harrington
Carole Henderson Harrington
Michael Trent
Michael Trent
Color Timer
David Orr
David Orr
Negative Cutter
Mo Henry
Mo Henry
Camera Grip
Randy Berrett
Randy Berrett
Director of Photography
Dante Spinotti
Dante Spinotti
Steadicam Operator
J. Michael Muro
J. Michael Muro
Still Photographer
Merrick Morton
Merrick Morton
Peter Sorel
Peter Sorel
First Assistant Camera
Duane Manwiller
Duane Manwiller
Camera Operator
Gary Jay
Gary Jay
Assistant Camera
Edward A. Gutentag
Edward A. Gutentag
Camera Loader
James W. Apted
James W. Apted
Camera Production Assistant
Glenn Brown
Glenn Brown
Key Grip
Scott M. Robinson
Scott M. Robinson
Best Boy Grip
Robert Duggan
Robert Duggan
Dolly Grip
Alberto S. Ramos
Alberto S. Ramos
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Ruth Myers
Ruth Myers
Makeup Artist
Lance Anderson
Lance Anderson
Makeup Supervisor
Scott H. Eddo
Scott H. Eddo
Costume Supervisor
Lisa Lovaas
Lisa Lovaas
Set Costumer
Marsha Bozeman
Marsha Bozeman
Key Hair Stylist
Janis Clark
Janis Clark
Hairstylist
Peter Savic
Peter Savic
Seamstress
Bella Noubarian
Bella Noubarian
Set Dressing Artist
Jim C. Johnson
Jim C. Johnson
Hair Assistant
Gus Le Pre
Gus Le Pre
Costumer
Elizabeth Abate
Elizabeth Abate
Lighting Chief Lighting Technician
Jeffrey W. Petersen
Jeffrey W. Petersen
Key Rigging Grip
Jim Duggan
Jim Duggan
Electrician
Corwin A. Bibb
Corwin A. Bibb
Eric Smith
Eric Smith
Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Lonnie S. Gatlin
Lonnie S. Gatlin
Visual Effects Visual Effects Supervisor
Peter Donen
Peter Donen
Compositing Artist
Travis Baumann
Travis Baumann
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