L.A. Confidential (1997)

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Directed By Curtis Hanson Starring Kevin Spacey  •  Russell Crowe  •  Guy Pearce  •  James Cromwell  •  Kim Basinger Genres Based-on-20th-Century-Literature  •  Crime Drama  •  Crime  •  Drama  •  Femme Fatale  •  Mystery  •  Period Film  •  Police Detective Film  •  Post-Noir Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  Regency Films  •  National Film Registry  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated  •  National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film Winning  •  Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Winning  •  National Board of Review Award for Best Film Winning  •  Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Picture Winning  •  London Film Critics' Circle Award for Film of the Year  •  Paste Magazine's 100 Best Film Noirs of All Time  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film Winning  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Greatest Screenplays  •  A.V. Club's 50 Best Films of the 90s  •  Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Film Winning  •  San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Film Winning  •  Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Picture Winning  •  Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film Winning  •  1,000 Noir Films: They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn't They?
Release Info September 19, 1997
Color  •  138 minutes R Rated R
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LOR13 on 12/3/2018 Reply  · 

One of the best crime dramas ever made. Great pacing and atmosphere. The plots twist and turns, the backstabbing and the final, bloody shocking ending are handled superbly. Flawless performances from the ensemble cast.

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