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 off screen voice in the morgue scene ("We're ready with that Nite Owl ID, lieutenant.") belongs to director Curtis Hanson.
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 ...
When White meets Dudley for a drink, he asks, "Well Captain, what do you want?", although he is mouthing something else.
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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