• Hollywoodland (2006)

Hollywoodland

Release Date: September 8th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 6th, 2007

R |2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary

A detective (Adrien Brody) uncovers unexpected links to his own personal life as he probes the mysterious death of "Superman" actor George Reeves (Ben Affleck) in 1959. A possible affair between the actor and Toni Mannix (Diane Lane), the wife of a studio executive (Bob Hoskins), might reveal the truth.

Cast: Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins, Robin Tunney, Joe Spano, Molly Parker, Dash Mihok

Director: Allen Coulter

Genres: Mystery , Crime drama

Production Co: Focus Features

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Office, Rise, Brooding, Murder, Emotional, Mystery, Wife, Melodramatic, Investigation, 1950s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Ultimately falls short of reaching the pleasingly pulpy heights of an "L.A. Confidential" or a "Chinatown" despite those obvious aspirations. show more

  • 88
    Chicago Tribune

    With an uncredited assist from playwright/screenwriter Howard Korder, Hollywoodland features some tart, lively banter and welcome comedic touches. show more

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    The irony is that Affleck's battering at the hands of fame has prepped him beautifully to play Reeves. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture