R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
The major cast members in this movie, had roles in superhero movies, Kevin Spacey in Superman Returns (2006), Kim Basinger in Batman (1989), Guy Pearce in Iron Man 3 (2013), James Cromwell in Spider-Man 3 (2007), and Russell Crowe in Man of Steel (2013). Even though these roles all happened years after LA Confidential, there is a bimonthly 'actors who starred in LA Confidential and a comic book ... ...
Come to Los Angeles! The sun shines bright, the beaches are wide and inviting, and the orange groves stretch as far as the eye can see. There are jobs aplenty, and land is cheap. Every working man can have his own house, and inside every house, a ...
In the middle of the climactic shootout scene, Exley fires at least 7 shots from the snub-nosed revolver without reloading. The gun shown holds only 6.
Characters from the movie were incorporated into period stock footage shown during the credits
$5,211,198 (USA) (19 September 1997)
$64,604,977 (USA) (29 May 1998)
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