L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential
  • R
  • 2h 18m
  • 1997
Certified Fresh99%
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Los Angeles, 1953. Just beneath the glamorous veneer of Hollywood gossip and movie stars lies a crime-ridden city corrupt to its core. Now, while investigating a brutal murder, three very different police detectives will rediscover a common bond of integrity in the blockbuster film noir thriller L.A. Confidential.

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Certified Fresh99%
Critics Consensus: Taut pacing, brilliantly dense writing and Oscar-worthy acting combine to produce a smart, popcorn-friendly thrill ride.
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Dense, tangled period cop drama for adults.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this isn't a thrill-ride cops-a-go-go actioner for kids. Laden with vicious homicide, numerous subplots and multiple characters, it depicts deep police-force corruption and entrenched brutality in law-enforcement. Even its "heroic" policemen are badly flawed, self-serving characters. One crusades chivalrously against assailants who batter women; yet he himself becomes one, out of sexual jealousy. Swear words flow thicker than the bloody wounds, and there is much talk of prostitution and sex.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:September 19, 1997
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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