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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

Votes: 410,178

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

Votes: 94,354

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

Votes: 63,000

4. Wonder Boys (2000)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

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.

Votes: 54,449

5. 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

Votes: 19,548

6. Dark Blue (2002)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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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

Votes: 17,107

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

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

8.3
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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

Votes: 13,951

8. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

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

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

Votes: 8,566

9. The O'Reilly Factor (1996– )

60 min | Talk-Show

3.3
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Fox News Channel news and talk show.

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

Votes: 3,258

10. 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

Votes: 3,041

11. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

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

5.9
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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Amber Ruffin, Conner O'Malley

Votes: 1,374

12. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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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, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,061

13. 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 today's 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

Votes: 966

14. Brown's Requiem (1998)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Recovering alcoholic ex-LAPD private detective Fritz Brown is hired by caddie "Fat Dog" to follow his kid sister, who is holed up with an old sugar daddy. The trail leads to his old police boss Cathcart, and the bodies start to pile up.

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

Votes: 792

15. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

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

Votes: 626

16. 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

Votes: 557

17. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Lynette Walden, Dan Hedaya, Bernard Hocke

Votes: 298

18. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.9
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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Jesse Jackson, Bernie Sanders

Votes: 239

19. James Ellroy's 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: James Ellroy, Rick Jackson, Brian M. Carr, Mike Berchem

Votes: 214

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

60 min | Documentary, Comedy, Talk-Show

5.9
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Stars: Michel Denisot, Jean-Michel Aphatie, Ariane Massenet, Yann Barthès

Votes: 197

21. 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

Votes: 178

22. Into the Night with... (2002– )

Documentary

8.2
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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

Votes: 150

23. 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

Votes: 111

24. Mobsters (1997– )

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

Votes: 66

25. 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

Votes: 65

26. Nulle part ailleurs (1987–2001)

120 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.2
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One of the best all time before-prime-time show in France especially the mythical conduction of the couple Antoine de Caune and Philippe Gildas...every night with high level french and ... See full summary »

Stars: Philippe Gildas, Guillaume Durand, Thierry Dugeon, Valérie Payet

Votes: 59

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

Documentary, History

7.0
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Stars: James Ellroy, Phil LaMarr, Peter Nikkos, Ryan Beard

Votes: 49

28. Shadows of Suspense (2006 Video)

38 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Stars: Drew Casper, Phil Cousineau, Caleb Deschanel, Paul Duncan

Votes: 48

29. Vakvagany (2002)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, Mystery

6.3
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A strange film employing old home movies and newly shot footage in an effort to expose one Hungarian family and their mutiple problems from the 1940s to current. Narrated by James Ellroy, ... See full summary »

Writer: Benjamin Meade | Directors: Benjamin Meade, András Surányi | Stars: James Ellroy, Stan Brakhage, Roy Menninger, Erno Locsei

Votes: 47

30. James Ellroy: Demon Dog of American Crime Fiction (1998)

91 min | Documentary

6.9
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Writers: Reinhard Jud, Wolfgang Lehner | Director: Reinhard Jud | Stars: James Ellroy, Elizabeth Short

Votes: 43

31. Che tempo che fa (2003– )

80 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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Stars: Fabio Fazio, Massimo Gramellini, Luciana Littizzetto, Filippa Lagerback

Votes: 37

32. Murder by the Book (2006– )

Documentary, Crime

7.6
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Well-known crime authors talk about some of the most compelling true crime stories that have long captivated them.

Stars: Ron McLarty, Kalina Justice, Stephen Young, G. Larry Butler

Votes: 31

33. Das Bus (2003)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Documentary

5.2
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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

Votes: 31

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

91 min | Documentary

7.6
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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

Votes: 29

35. James Ellroy: American Dog (2006 Video)

Documentary

6.9
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Writers: Clara Kuperberg, Robert Kuperberg | Directors: Clara Kuperberg, Robert Kuperberg | Stars: William J. Bratton, Dana Delany, Gerald Derloshon, James Ellroy

Votes: 28

36. Los Angeles Film Noir (2015 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.5
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Writers: Clara Kuperberg, Julia Kuperberg | Directors: Clara Kuperberg, Julia Kuperberg | Stars: James Ellroy, Eddie Muller, Alain Silver

Votes: 23

37. Efter Tio (2006– )

120 min | Talk-Show

2.7
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Stars: Malou Von Sivers, Stefan Branth, Marcus Birro, Mark Levengood

Votes: 22

38. Sunfax Territory (2009)

Short, Crime

8.7
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Writers: James Ellroy, Sam Hough | Director: Sam Hough | Stars: Joe Gariffo, Shaun Paul Costello, Greg Bell

Votes: 21

39. A True Ensemble: The Cast of L.A. Confidential (2008 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, David Strathairn and James Cromwell join director Curtis Hanson and others in this free-wheeling look at the incomparable ensemble cast of L.A. Confidential.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Curtis Hanson, Kevin Spacey, Kim Basinger, David Strathairn

Votes: 20

40. Whatever You Desire: Making 'L.A. Confidential' (2008 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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In all-new interviews, director Curtis Hanson and his cast and crew discuss the arduous but rewarding process of creating a modern classic.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Curtis Hanson, James Ellroy, Arnon Milchan, Michael G. Nathanson

Votes: 20

41. Stay Clean (2002)

11 min | Short

7.8
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Writer: James Ellroy | Director: Mitch Brian | Stars: Walter Coppage, Race Owen, Greg Kirsch, James Ellroy

Votes: 16

42. Sunlight and Shadow: The Visual Style of 'L.A. Confidential' (2008 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Curtis Hanson and his behind-the-scenes collaborators reveal the secrets of bringing 1950s Los Angeles to life in unforgettable style.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Curtis Hanson, Dante Spinotti, Jeannine Oppewall, Kim Basinger

Votes: 16

43. Strada (2008– )

Talk-Show

6.7
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Stars: Ivan Puopolo, Sanna Stellan, Outi Ahola, Miina Äkkijyrkkä

Votes: 15

44. 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

Votes: 14

45. L.A. Confidential: From Book to Screen (2008 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Co-screenwriters Curtis Hanson and Brian Helgeland recount the challenges in bringing James Ellroy's sprawling novel to the silver screen in all its bloody, beautiful glory.

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Curtis Hanson, Brian Helgeland, James Ellroy, Michael G. Nathanson

Votes: 14

46. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: Since I Don't Have You (1993)

Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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In this comic noir, fixer-bag-man Buzz Meeks is hired by both of his bosses--the multi-talented Howard Hughes and the gangster Mickey Cohen--to find, oops, the same girl whom they have both fallen madly in love with.

Writers: James Ellroy, Steven Katz | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Cindy Ambuehl, Dino Anello, Gary Busey, Al Evans

Votes: 14

47. Página 2 (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

6.0
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Stars: Òscar López, Desirée de Fez, Julia Navarro, Rosa Montero

Votes: 13

48. Continuarà... (1996–2013)

News

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

Votes: 11

49. Into the Night with... (2002– )
Episode: James Ellroy und Bruce Wagner (2008)

Documentary

8.2
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Director: Hasko Baumann | Stars: James Ellroy, Rose McGowan, Bruce Wagner

Votes: 11

50. La grande librairie (2008– )

55 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: François Busnel, Jean Teulé, Erik Orsenna, Amélie Nothomb

Votes: 9