L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential
Directed By Curtis Hanson
Screenplay By Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson
Cast Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger, Guy Pearce
Produced By Curtis Hanson, Arnon Milchan, Michael G. Nathanson
Film Editing By Peter Honess
Cinematography By Dante Spinotti
Music By Jerry Goldsmith

Regency Enterprises


United States



Release Date

September 19, 1997


138 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Warner Bros.

Budget $35,000,000
Gross $126,200,000
Based on L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy



  • Kevin Spacey as Det. Sgt. Jack Vincennes
  • Russell Crowe as Officer Wendell "Bud" White
  • Guy Pearce as Det. Lt. Edmund "Ed" Exley
  • James Cromwell as Capt. Dudley Smith
  • Kim Basinger as Lynn Bracken
  • Danny DeVito as Sid Hudgens
  • David Strathairn as Pierce Morehouse Patchett
  • Ron Rifkin as District Attorney Ellis Loew
  • Graham Beckel as Det. Richard "Dick" Stensland
  • Amber Smith as Susan Lefferts
  • John Mahon as Police Chief Worton
  • Paul Guilfoyle as Meyer "Mickey" Cohen
  • Matt McCoy as Brett Chase
  • Paolo Seganti as Johnny Stompanato
  • Simon Baker-Denny as Matt Reynolds
  • Shawnee Free Jones as Tammy Jordan
  • Darrell Sandeen as Leland "Buzz" Meeks
  • Marisol Padilla Sanchez as Inez Soto
  • Gwenda Deacon as Mrs. Lefferts



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