The Black Dahlia

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Inspired by the most notorious unsolved murder in California history.

  • Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2006-09-15
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 793 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 1min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: The Linson Company
  • Production Country: France, Germany, United States of America
  • Director:
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Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

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    Production Johanna Ray Casting
    Writing Josh Friedman Screenplay
    Directing Brian De Palma Director
    Production Art Linson Producer
    Editing Bill Pankow Editor
    Art Dante Ferretti Production Design
    Sound Mark Isham Original Music Composer
    Camera Vilmos Zsigmond Director of Photography
    Art Elli Griff Set Decoration
    Writing James Ellroy Novel
    Production Lucy Boulting Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Jenny Beavan Costume Design
    Production Avi Lerner Producer
    Sound Ramiro Belgardt Music Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Zoltan Elek Makeup Artist
    Production Moshe Diamant Producer
    Production Rudy Cohen Producer
    Crew Gary Hymes Stunt Coordinator
    Art Christopher Tandon Art Direction
    Production Gabriel Georgiev Location Manager
    Sound Paula Fairfield Sound Designer
    Sound Carla Murray Sound Effects Editor
    Crew Kaloian Vodenicharov Stunt Coordinator
    Crew Mia Frye Choreographer
    Camera Larry McConkey Camera Operator
    Camera Ross W. Clarkson Camera Operator
    Camera Merrick Morton Still Photographer
    Art David T. Cannon Construction Coordinator
    Sound Steve Baine Foley
    Costume & Make-Up Elisabeth Fry Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Elitsa Taseva Set Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Marisa Aboitiz Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Morag Ross Makeup Artist
    Crew Kevin Hannigan Special Effects Coordinator
    Sound Jill Purdy Supervising ADR Editor
    Sound Jill Purdy Supervising Dialogue Editor
    Art Anna Hadzhieva Art Department Coordinator
    Art Dirk Buchmann Property Master
    Art Sara Philpott Art Department Coordinator
    Crew Amir Khalighi Stunt Coordinator
    Costume & Make-Up Heba Thorisdottir Makeup Artist
    Production Teresa Razzauti Casting
    Camera Jaromír Šedina Steadicam Operator
    Visual Effects Mark Dornfeld Visual Effects Supervisor
    Sound Lee de Lang Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Nathan Robitaille Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Keith Elliott Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Lighting Nimi Getter Gaffer
    Production Guy Adan Publicist
    Crew Alisa Buckley Unit Publicist
    Sound Mark Zsifkovits Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Lisa J. Levine ADR & Dubbing
    Sound Todd Beckett Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Lighting Robert Jason Gaffer
    Costume & Make-Up Dimitrina Stoyanova Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Ivon Ivanova Makeup Artist
    Camera Neven Mihailova Camera Operator
    Directing Sue Field Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Bonnie Clevering Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Rosica Canovska Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Barbara Olvera Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Carol Pershing Hairstylist
    Art Irina Hadzhieva Art Department Coordinator
    Art Melody Miller Property Master
    Art Ray Yamagata Assistant Art Director
    Crew Anthony Simonaitis Special Effects Coordinator
    Visual Effects Michele Ferrone Visual Effects Producer
    Camera Joseph D. Urbanczyk Camera Operator
    Camera Rolf Konow Still Photographer
    Costume & Make-Up Ed Fincher Set Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Jill Korengold Set Costumer
    Crew John W. Barbee Transportation Coordinator
    Production David Diamond Location Manager
    Crew Nancy Pyne-Hapke Studio Teachers