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L.A. Confidential

Cast

Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell View All


Crew

Curtis Hanson (Screenplay), Curtis Hanson (Director), Brian Helgeland (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 19th, 1997
Runtime: 2 hours, 18 minutes
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
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JayDee
The most intriguing aspect of the film was the ability to compare the three central cops (all well realised, realistic feeling characters) at the heart of the story, and the completely different characters they are and different approaches they take to their work.
Torgo
Aside from Smith's duplicity, highlights include the way Spacey's Vincennes enunciates "lieutenant" while talking to Pearces Exley, the chief's (John Mahon) stone-cold glare towards Exley while awarding him, Exley and Smith's smug poses in the newspaper photo shoot and Vincennes' bemused expressions....
MovieMan8877445
My opinion on the movie may be a little biased though, seeing as I just tend to love most cop movies because they intrique me a lot.
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