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.
Kevin Spacey ... Det. Sgt. Jack Vincennes
Russell Crowe ... Officer Wendell 'Bud' White
Guy Pearce ... Det .Lt. Edmund Jennings 'Ed' Exley
James Cromwell ... Capt. Dudley Liam Smith
Kim Basinger ... Lynn Bracken
David Strathairn ... Pierce Morehouse Patchett
Danny DeVito ... Sid Hudgens