R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.
James B. Harris first optioned the book rights from James Ellroy in 1986. Harris wrote a screenplay and was to direct before he left to make another film.
Ofcr. Dwight "Bucky" Bleichert:
Mr. Fire versus Mr. Ice. For everything people were making it out to be, you'd think it was our first fight. It wasn't. And it wouldn't be our last.
After the shooting at Nash's, when Lee is smoking a cigarette, the usage of a split field lens is visible.
£566,874 (UK) (17 September 2006)
$22,518,325 (USA) (22 October 2006)