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1. L.A. Confidential (1997)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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90 Metascore

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.

Writers: James Ellroy, Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

2. Street Kings (2008)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

Writers: James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

3. The Black Dahlia (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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49 Metascore

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.

Writers: Josh Friedman, James Ellroy | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank

4. Rampart (2011)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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70 Metascore

Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.

Writers: James Ellroy, Oren Moverman | Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Bernthal

5. Wonder Boys (2000)

R | 107 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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73 Metascore

An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.

Writers: Michael Chabon, Steve Kloves | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr.

6. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

7. Dark Blue (2002)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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57 Metascore

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Writers: James Ellroy, David Ayer | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kurt Russell, Ving Rhames, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele

8. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

9. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

10. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Michelle Wolf, Conner O'Malley

11. The O'Reilly Factor (1996– )

60 min | Talk-Show

3.2
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Fox News Channel news and talk show.

Stars: Bill O'Reilly, Laura Ingraham, Juan Williams, Barack Obama

12. L.A. Confidential (2003 TV Movie)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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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.

Writers: James Ellroy, Walon Green | Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, David Conrad, Josh Hopkins, Pruitt Taylor Vince

13. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime | Active

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Stars: Chip Bolcik, Phil Crowley, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

14. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Stars: Dan Hedaya, Lynette Walden, Grace Zabriskie, Miguel Ferrer

15. Last Call with Carson Daly (2002– )

30 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

2.8
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Join Carson Daly as he checks out the coolest places in LA and talks with todays big names in film and television and introduces you to up and coming bands and musicians that rock.

Stars: Carson Daly, Kip Madsen, Zane Carney, Brian McCarthy

16. Cop (1988)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.

Writers: James Ellroy, James B. Harris | Director: James B. Harris | Stars: James Woods, Lesley Ann Warren, Charles Durning, Charles Haid

17. Le grand journal de Canal+ (2004– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.1
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Stars: Michel Denisot, Jean-Michel Aphatie, Ariane Massenet, Yann Barthes

18. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.7
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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Newt Gingrich, Harry Belafonte

19. Bazaar Bizarre (2004)

79 min | Documentary, Crime, Horror

3.9
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In 1988, Chris Bryson was found running down a Kansas City street naked, beaten, and bloody wearing nothing but a dog collar and a leash. He told police about Bob Berdella, a local business... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Meade | Stars: James Ellroy, Roger Coleman, Albert Reiderer, Troy Cole

20. Brown's Requiem (1998)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Fritz Brown is an ex-LAPD, recovering alcoholic who now splits his time repossessing cars for a used car lot and staffing his one-man private detective agency. When a filthy caddie named ... See full summary »

Writers: Jason Freeland, James Ellroy | Director: Jason Freeland | Stars: Michael Rooker, Big Daddy Wayne, Jack Wallace, Will Sasso

21. White Jazz

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Announced

Set in late 1950s Los Angeles, as vice cop Dave Klein senses he's being set up by the police commissioner, he sets out to expose a decades-old network of corruption engineered by the LAPD.

Writers: James Ellroy, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Joe Carnahan | Director: Joe Carnahan

22. Mobsters (2007– )

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Stars: Michael McGlone, Ernest Volkman, Selwyn Raab, John Lurie

23. Murder by the Book (2006– )

Documentary, Crime

7.7
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Well-known crime authors talk about some of the most compelling true crime stories that have long captivated them.

Stars: Stephen Young, DeRynn Thompson, Gerald Webb, Les Mahoney

24. Into the Night with... (2002– )

Documentary

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Two celebrities meet for the first time to spend an evening in each others and the camera's company.

Creator: Hans-Günther Brüske | Stars: Christoph Schlingensief, Jonathan Meese, Helene Hegemann, Fatih Akin

25. Shakedown

Crime | Announced

Inspired by James Ellroy's novel "Shakedown," 1950s Hollywood player Fred Otash powers and manipulates the scandalous lives of both the Los Angeles elite and the city's criminal netherworld.

26. James Ellroy's L.A.: City of Demons (2011– )

Documentary, History

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Stars: James Ellroy, Phil LaMarr, Peter Nikkos, Ryan Beard

27. L.A. Sheriff's Homicide (2003 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

5.7
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It's another night in L.A. County 187 for policeman Walter Drazin and his team, but when they find the corpses of an Asian family in a burned down club, arson and murder come to the fore. ... See full summary »

Writer: James Ellroy | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Richard Bradford, Kevin Dunn, Sy Richardson

28. The Big Nowhere

Crime | Announced

Set in Los Angeles in 1950, a sheriff's deputy tries to solve a violent sex crime amid a growing paranoia over the presence of communists in the city.

Writer: James Ellroy | Director: Luca Guadagnino

29. Ànima (2009– )

News

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Stars: Toni Puntí, Jofre Font, Júlia Bertran, Txe Arana

30. Efter Tio (2006– )

120 min | Talk-Show

2.8
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Stars: Malou Von Sivers, Marcus Birro, Isabella Löwengrip, Thorsten Flinck

31. Feast of Death (2001)

90 min | Documentary

7.1
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A documentary about James Ellroy and his fascination with unsolved murder cases, especially those of his mother, and the similar, infamous, Black Dahlia murder.

Director: Vikram Jayanti | Stars: Mike Berchem, Brian M. Carr, Paul W. Coulter, Louis D. Danoff

32. Blood's a Rover (2015)

Crime | Announced

Set during the troubled times of the late 1960s and early '70s, the novel tells the story of Joan Rosen Klein who, against all odds, triumphs against her mobbed-up and politically connected... See full summary »

Writers: James Ellroy, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby

33. Nulle part ailleurs (1987–2001)

120 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Philippe Gildas, Valérie Payet, Thierry Dugeon, Antoine de Caunes

34. Continuarà... (1996–2013)

News

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Stars: Asha Miró, Rosa Gil, Montse Elias, Sergi Amat

35. Página 2 (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

6.5
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Stars: Òscar López, Desirée de Fez, Rosa Montero, Julia Navarro

36. American Tabloid

Crime | Announced

During the last five years of John F. Kennedy's life, three men (a former L.A. Sheriff working for Howard Hughes, and two FBI agents) collude to entrap the American President with a prostitute.

Writer: James Ellroy

37. La grande librairie (2008– )

55 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: François Busnel, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Amélie Nothomb, Alexandre Jardin

38. The A to Z of Crime (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

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Stars: Marcus Brigstocke, Mark Billingham, Patrick Easter, Barry Forshaw

39. Laura

Drama, Mystery, Romance | Announced

A detective slowly falls in love with a woman during a murder investigation.

Writers: Vera Caspary, James Ellroy

40. Breakfast with the Arts (1991– )

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Aficionados of the arts can enjoy a full Sunday morning of outstanding music performances and in-depth interviews. Among the special features of Breakfast with the Arts are two weekly ... See full summary »

Stars: Karina Huber, Colin Firth, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Harold Prince

41. A Night at the Movies: Cops & Robbers and Crime Writers (2013 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

6.4
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Writers of crime fiction and nonfiction discuss influential movies about police officers and the criminal element.

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Robert Daley, James Ellroy

42. Rankin on the Staircase (2005 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

6.1
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Director: David Vincent | Stars: James Ellroy, Frances Fyfield, P.D. James, Denise Mina

43. Sunfax Territory (2009)

Short, Crime

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Writers: James Ellroy, Sam Hough | Director: Sam Hough | Stars: Joe Gariffo, ShaunPaul Costello, Greg Bell

44. Stay Clean (2002)

11 min | Short

7.7
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Writer: James Ellroy | Director: Mitch Brian | Stars: Walter Coppage, Race Owen, Greg Kirsch, James Ellroy

45. Shotgun Freeway: Drives Through Lost L.A. (1995)

91 min | Documentary

7.4
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A political and social history of Los Angeles, using old stills and news footage, contemporary footage, and commentary. Bert Corona is our guide for East Los Angeles, Buck Henry for ... See full summary »

Writers: Morgan Neville, Harry Pallenberg | Directors: Morgan Neville, Harry Pallenberg | Stars: Nick Beck, Buddy Collette, Bert Corona, Margaret Crawford

46. Das Bus (2003)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Documentary

5.0
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In the spirit of Waiting for Guffman and Spinal Tap , DAS BUS combines real and staged events alongside archival footage as viewers experience "BUS CULTURE" in the "Bible Belt" metropolis ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Meade | Stars: James Ellroy, Zaina Ali, Cynthia Baker, Stanley Banks

47. L.A. Confidential: Off the Record... (1998 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Director: Bruce Stuart Greenberg | Stars: Curtis Hanson, James Ellroy, David L. Wolper, Brian Helgeland

48. Just the Facts (2004 TV Movie)

81 min | Documentary

6.7
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Writers: Ed Singer, Steven Smith, Kevin Burns | Director: Torrie Rosenzweig | Stars: Gordon Clapp, James Ellroy, Frank Jones, John F. Egan

49. Strada (2008– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Ivan Puopolo, Sanna Stellan, Outi Ahola, Miina Äkkijyrkkä

50. Che tempo che fa (2003– )

80 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Fabio Fazio, Massimo Gramellini, Luciana Littizzetto, Filippa Lagerback