L.A. Confidential

release date:September 19, 1997
genre:Drama
director:Curtis Hanson
studio:Warner Bros. Pictures
producer(s):Curtis Hanson, Arnon Milchan, Michael Nathanson
screenplay:Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson
cast:James Cromwell, Danny DeVito, Kevin Spacey, David Strathairn, Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger
Current Tribute rating: Current rating: 4.86    Rate Movie     User Reviews

L.A. Confidential Movie Synopsis

Los Angeles in the early 50s. Unrelenting sunshine, alluring glamour, easy money and a burgeoning industry called Hollywood. The entire country is transfixed by the seductive images coming from the City of Angles. But beneath the gleaming surface lies a corrupt soul. The energy and growth of post-war America is a combustible mix that's bound to explode.

L.A. Confidential presents a gallery of characters, complete with smooth glamorous beauties and charming ambitious men who all cross into the dissolute and twisted terrain of lawlessness

User Reviews view all…

There is only one word I can use to describe this movie: fantastic!!!

The best film of the decade is here. Pearce, Spacey and Crowe light up the screen. Pure magic.

Spacey was cool,Russell was tough but loving,Pearce was a heartwarmer,Basinger was lovely and Devito was Devito.

Oscar™ Awards/Nominations

Art DirectionNominee
Best PictureNominee
CinematographyNominee
Film EditingNominee
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)Winner