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R| 2 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
Three policemen, each with his own motives and obsessions, tackle the corruption surrounding an unsolved murder at a downtown Los Angeles coffee shop in the early 1950s. Detective Lieutenant Exley (Guy Pearce), the son of a murdered detective, is out to avenge his father's killing. The ex-partner of Officer White (Russell Crowe), implicated in a scandal rooted out by Exley, was one of the victims. Sergeant Vincennes (Kevin Spacey) feeds classified information to a tabloid magnate (Danny DeVito).

Cast: Kevin Spacey , Russell Crowe , Guy Pearce , James Cromwell , David Strathairn , Kim Basinger , Danny DeVito , Graham Beckel

Director: Curtis Hanson

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Warner Bros., Warner Home Vídeo

L. A. Confidential (1997)

Release Date: September 19th, 1997|2 hr. 16 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    One of the best crime dramas to come along in years. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This sleek adaptation of James Ellroy's dauntingly complex novel has the black-and-white tabloid soul of an old "Confidential" magazine. show more

  • 100
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A juicy noir stew of amorality that's the best thing since "Chinatown." show more

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