Starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger and David Strathairn, "L.A. Confidential" is a Crime/Mystery/Thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson, and written by Brian Helgeland (screenplay), released on September 19 of 1997 in the USA.
Everything is suspect...everyone is for sale...and nothing is what it seems.
Who is the director of "L.A. Confidential":
L.A. Confidential was directed by Curtis Hanson, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before making L.A. Confidential, Curtis Hanson had directed The River Wild, released in 1994, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), Bad Influence (1990), The Bedroom Window (1987), Losin' It (1983), and The Little Dragons (1980). Since, he directed 8 Mile, released in 2002, In Her Shoes (2005), Lucky You (2007), Chasing Mavericks (2012).
What was the release date of "L.A. Confidential":
L.A. Confidential was first released in the United States on Friday, September 19, 1997. Other films released on Friday, September 19, 1997 are Wishmaster (dir. Robert Kurtzman), Hacks (dir. Gary Rosen), and In & Out (dir. Frank Oz). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 31, 1997 in the United Kingdom; Friday, September 05, 1997 in Canada; Wednesday, May 14, 1997 in France; Thursday, December 04, 1997 in Germany; Friday, November 07, 1997 in Spain; Thursday, October 30, 1997 in Australia and on Saturday, July 18, 1998 in Japan.
What is the cast of "L.A. Confidential":
At the casting of L.A. Confidential we find Kevin Spacey, previously seen in Seven (1995) and Outbreak (1995); Russell Crowe (No Way Back (1995), The Quick and the Dead (1995)); Guy Pearce (Dating the Enemy (1996), Flynn (1996)) [ more... ]
- Kevin Spacey, Paul Guilfoyle and Ron Rifkin also appeared together in The Negotiator, released in 1998.
- Graham Beckel, Steve Rankin and Precious Chong can be seen in Pearl Harbor, released in 2001.
- Lennie Loftin and James Cromwell, Ron Rifkin can also be seen in The Sum of All Fears, released in 2002.
- Danny DeVito and Kim Basinger also appeared in Even Money, released in 2006.
What is the Storyline of "L.A. Confidential":
Against the backdrop of Los Angeles in 1953, three LAPD officers become caught up in corruption, sex and murder following a multiple homicide at the Nite Owl coffee shop. Their story expands to encompass organized crime, political corruption, narcotics, pornography, prostitution, tabloid journalism and institutional racism.
Sergeant Edmund "Ed" Exley (Pearce), the son of a legendary LAPD detective, is determined to live up to his father's reputation. His intelligence, insistence on following [...]
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