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Summary Based on James Ellroy's novel about the movie industry, corrupt cops, tabloid journalism, gangsters and sexual obsessions of every stripe, L.A. Confidential is set in 1950's Los Angeles.

L.A. Confidential
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 28 Critic Reviews
91
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 597 User Ratings
8.6
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Summary Based on James Ellroy's novel about the movie industry, corrupt cops, tabloid journalism, gangsters and sexual obsessions of every stripe, L.A. Confidential is set in 1950's Los Angeles.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 28 Critic Reviews
91
96% Positive
27 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 28 Critic Reviews
91
96% Positive
27 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 597 User Ratings
8.6
93% Positive
556 Ratings
3% Mixed
20 Ratings
4% Negative
21 Ratings

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Universal Acclaim Based on 597 User Ratings
8.6
93% Positive
556 Ratings
3% Mixed
20 Ratings
4% Negative
21 Ratings

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Production Company New Regency Productions, The Wolper Organization, Warner Bros.
Release Date Sep 19, 1997
Duration 2 h 18 m
Rating R
Tagline Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush...
Academy Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 9 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 5 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 3 Wins & 13 Nominations