L.A. Confidential (1997)

L.A. Confidential (1997)

1997 R 138 Minutes

Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

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.

Overall Rating

9 / 10
Verdict: Great
  • SceneItReviews


    10 / 10
    A stone cold neo-noir, jam packed with eye popping action sequences, an intriguing story-line, lovable characters, and contagious humor, L.A Confidential does it all. The genre was at its best with Blade Runner,, but L.A Confidential gives us anot... Read the full review »
  • L.A. Confidential is noir crime executed to the highest standard. Well, I wasn't expecting that! I went in thinking it would be an overlong stylised drama with one or two scenes of detective work. Quite the reverse actually, it's entirety was an u... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: Curtis Hanson's 'L.A. Confidential,' follows a team of 1950s cops investigating a suspicious mass-murder, but unlike some Police procedurals which are all about the mystery, this one is most of all about Police ineptitude and corrupt... Read the full review »