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L.A. Confidential (2003)

Unsold TV pilot based on James Ellroy's novel of the same name. As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Director:

Eric Laneuville

Writers:

James Ellroy (novel), Walon Green
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Credited cast:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Det. Jack Vincennes
Josh Hopkins ... Officer Bud White
David Conrad ... Det. Ed Exley
Pruitt Taylor Vince ... Sid Hudgens
Melissa George ... Lynn Bracken
Tom Nowicki ... Capt. Smith
Eric Roberts ... Pierce Patchett
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruno Angelico Bruno Angelico ... Chuey
J.R. Cacia ... Drug Dealer (as Joseph Cacia)
Shannon Collis ... Girl
Robert Foxworth ... Ed Exley's father
Anna Gunn
David Hutchison ... Officer #3
Damon Kirsche Damon Kirsche ... Ranny Sanson
Jack McGee ... Jack's Partner
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Unsold TV pilot based on James Ellroy's novel of the same name. As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Included as a special feature on the L.A. Confidential (1997) Blu-ray release. See more »

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L.A Confidential TV Movie / Pilot.
18 June 2006 | by phasemindSee all my reviews

This is a great movie. The directing, the photography, the acting, the story, the choice of the cast are wonderful. Kiefer is great, low key but cool. Melissa George does a great job. I like the acting of Bruno Angelico as the intriguing gangster, also the girl playing the drug addict these 2 intense roles are amazingly and unusually acted. This is film quality to TV. It is really too bad that FOX and then HBO didn't follow thru with it. It seems they had creative differences and the cost of a period piece scared them away. There is is not one TV show/series currently airing who is close to this. Csi, law and order etc.. seem repetitive and boring next to this. Kiefer would have done as well as 24 if not better.


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