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L.A. Confidential

1997-09-19 | Crime / Drama

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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.
Director: Curtis Hanson
Stars: Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe

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    Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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    Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

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    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture


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The certification of L.A. Confidential is R.
On November 26, 2021, the IMDB rating of L.A. Confidential is 8.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 99/100, Metacritic rating is 90/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
On November 26, 2021, there were 5317 public reaction to L.A. Confidential including shortlisted, masterpiece, critically acclaimed, Oscar nomination deserving, good story.
The runtime of L.A. Confidential is 138 minutes.
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..
The release date of L.A. Confidential is September 19, 1997.
The revenue of L.A. Confidential was 126,216,940 USD.
The full version of L.A. Confidential is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , Pluto TV , AMC on Demand
L.A. Confidential won 1998 Academy Awards, USA, 1998 Golden Globes, USA, 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1998 BAFTA Awards, 1997 Toronto International Film Festival, 2018 20/20 Awards, 2015 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 2012 Online Film & Television Association, 1999 Awards of the Japanese Academy, 1999 Blue Ribbon Awards and 35 others.
The casts of L.A. Confidential are Guy Pearce starring as Edmund J. Exley, Russell Crowe starring as Wendall "Bud" White, Kevin Spacey starring as Jack Vincennes, James Cromwell starring as Dudley Liam Smith, Kim Basinger starring as Lynn Bracken, Danny DeVito starring as Sid Hudgens.
The production budget of L.A. Confidential was 35,000,000 USD.
The genre of L.A. Confidential is Crime,Drama,Mystery,Thriller.