L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential (1997)

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

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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.

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  • Russell Crowe

    as Bud White
  • Kevin Spacey

    as Det. Sgt. Jack Vincennes
  • Guy Pearce

    as Det. Lt. Edmund Jennings "Ed" Exley
  • Kim Basinger

    as Lynn Bracken
  • James Cromwell

    as Cap. Dudley Liam Smith
  • Danny DeVito

    as Sid Hudgens
  • David Strathairn

    as Pierce Patchett
  • Ron Rifkin

    as D.A. Ellis Loew
  • Matt McCoy

    as 'Badge of Honor' Star Brett Chase
  • Paul Guilfoyle

    as Mickey Cohen
  • Paolo Seganti

    as Johnny Stompanato
  • Elisabeth Granli

    as Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner
  • Sandra Taylor

    as Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner
  • Steve Rankin

    as Officer Arresting Mickey Cohen
  • Simon Baker

    as Matt Reynolds
  • Allan Graf

    as Wife Beater
  • Bob Clendenin

    as Reporter at Hollywood Station
  • Lennie Loftin

    as Photographer at Hollywood Station
  • Will Zahrn

    as Liquor Store Owner
  • Amber Smith

    as Susan Lefferts
  • Darrell Sandeen

    as Buzz Meeks
  • Thomas Rosales, Jr.

    as First Mexican
  • Brian Lally

    as Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
  • John Mahon

    as Police Chief
  • Tomas Arana

    as Breuning - Dudley's Guy
  • Michael McCleery

    as Carlisle - Dudley's Guy
  • Jack Conley

    as Vice Captain
  • Jack Knight

    as Detective at Detective Bureau
  • Gene Wolande

    as Forensic Chief
  • Michael Chieffo

    as Coroner
  • Ingo Neuhaus

    as Jack's Rejected Partner
  • Jeremiah Birkett

    as Ray Collins - Nite Owl Suspect
  • Marisol Padilla Sánchez

    as Inez Soto - Rape Victim
  • Steven Lambert

    as Roland Navarette
  • Jordan Marder

    as Officer at Detective Bureau
  • Rebecca Klingler

    as Police File Clerk
  • Irene Roseen

    as D.A. Ellis Loew's Secretary
  • David St. James

    as Detective at Hush-Hush Office
  • Jeff Austin

    as Detective
  • Brenda Bakke

    as Lana Turner
  • Graham Beckel

    as Dick Stensland
  • Jim Metzler

    as City Councilman
  • Michael Warwick

    as Sid's Assistant
  • Symba

    as Jack's Dancing Partner
  • Shawnee Free Jones

    as Tammy Jordan
  • Norman Howell

    as Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
  • Salim Grant

    as Louis Fontaine - Nite Owl Suspect
  • Jeff Sanders

    as Sylvester Fitch
  • April Breneman

    as Look-Alike Dancer
  • Scott Eberlein

    as West Hollywood Sheriff's Deputy
  • Gregory White

    as Mayor
  • Robert Foster

    as Detective
  • Robert Thompson

    as Detective
  • Jimmy Ortega

    as Second Mexican (uncredited)
  • Nectar Rose

    as Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)
  • Rocco Salata

    as Uniformed Patrol Officer (uncredited)
  • Dell Yount

    as Court Bailiff (uncredited)
  • Jan Citron

    as 1940s Courthouse (uncredited)
  • Don Pulford

    as Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
  • George Oliver

    as Deuce Perkins (uncredited)
  • Scott McKinley

    as Cop (uncredited)
  • Gilbert Rosales

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