L.A. Confidential Kickass

L.A. Confidential (1997)


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 in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films. Based on the multi-layered James Ellroy novel.

L.A. Confidential Kickass
Kickass Score: 7.2/10 from 470 votes
Release Date: 1997-09-19
Status: Released
Run time: 138 min / 2:18
Production Studio : Regency Enterprises, Wolper Organization, Warner Bros.
Production Country: United States of America


Kevin Spacey
as Det. Sgt. Jack Vincennes
Guy Pearce
as Det. Lt. Edmund Jennings " Ed " Exley
Danny DeVito
as Sid Hudgens
James Cromwell
as Cap. Dudley Liam Smith
Kim Basinger
as Lynn Bracken
Russell Crowe
as Bud White
David Strathairn
as Pierce Patchett
Ron Rifkin
as D.A. Ellis Loew
Matt McCoy
as 'Badge of Honor' Star Brett Chase
Paul Guilfoyle
as Mickey Cohen
Paolo Seganti
as Johnny Stompanato
Elisabeth Granli
as Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner
Sandra Taylor
as Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner
Steve Rankin
as Officer Arresting Mickey Cohen
Graham Beckel
as Dick Stensland
Simon Baker
as Matt Reynolds
Allan Graf
as Wife Beater
as Jack's Dancing Partner
Bob Clendenin
as Reporter at Hollywood Station
Lennie Loftin
as Photographer at Hollywood Station
Will Zahrn
as Liquor Store Owner
Amber Smith
as Susan Lefferts
Darrell Sandeen
as Buzz Meeks
Michael Warwick
as Sid's Assistant
Shawnee Free Jones
as Tammy Jordan
Thomas Rosales, Jr.
as First Mexican
Norman Howell
as Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
Brian Lally
as Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
John Mahon
as Police Chief
Tomas Arana
as Breuning - Dudley's Guy
Michael McCleery
as Carlisle - Dudley's Guy
Jack Conley
as Vice Captain
Jack Knight
as Detective at Detective Bureau
Gene Wolande
as Forensic Chief
Michael Chieffo
as Coroner
Ingo Neuhaus
as Jack's Rejected Partner
Jim Metzler
as City Councilman
Jeremiah Birkett
as Ray Collins - Nite Owl Suspect
Salim Grant
as Louis Fontaine - Nite Owl Suspect
Marisol Padilla Sánchez
as Inez Soto - Rape Victim
Jeff Sanders
as Sylvester Fitch
Steven Lambert
as Roland Navarette
Jordan Marder
as Officer at Detective Bureau
Gregory White
as Mayor
April Breneman
as Look-Alike Dancer
Brenda Bakke
as Lana Turner
Rebecca Klingler
as Police File Clerk
Irene Roseen
as D.A. Ellis Loew's Secretary
Scott Eberlein
as West Hollywood Sheriff's Deputy
David St. James
as Detective at Hush-Hush Office
Jeff Austin
as Detective
Robert Foster
as Detective
Robert Thompson
as Detective
Jan Citron
as 1940s Courthouse (uncredited)
Scott McKinley
as Cop (uncredited)
George Oliver
as Deuce Perkins (uncredited)
Jimmy Ortega
as Second Mexican (uncredited)
Gilbert Rosales
as Third Mexican (uncredited)
Nectar Rose
as Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)
Rocco Salata
as Uniformed Patrol Officer (uncredited)
Dell Yount
as Court Bailiff (uncredited)


Crew Anthony G. Schmidt Stunts
Camera Merrick Morton Still Photographer
Camera Peter Sorel Still Photographer
Camera J. Michael Muro Steadicam Operator
Directing Curtis Hanson Director
Writing James Ellroy Novel
Writing Brian Helgeland Screenplay
Writing Curtis Hanson Screenplay
Production Curtis Hanson Producer
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Camera Dante Spinotti Director of Photography
Editing Peter Honess Editor
Production Mali Finn Casting
Art Jeannine Oppewall Production Design
Art William Arnold Art Direction
Art Jay Hart Set Decoration
Production Michael G. Nathanson Producer
Production Arnon Milchan Producer
Costume & Make-Up Ruth Myers Costume Design
Production Brian Helgeland Co-Producer
Production Dan Kolsrud Executive Producer
Production David L. Wolper Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Lance Anderson Makeup Artist
Directing Drew Ann Rosenberg Assistant Director
Crew Richard Stutsman Special Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Peter Donen Visual Effects
Crew Jeff Imada Stunt Coordinator
Crew Rick Avery Stunts
Directing Connie Papineau Script Supervisor
Directing Sharron Reynolds Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Janis Clark Key Hair Stylist
Crew Eric Rylander Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Bob Herron Stunts