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Release Date:
14 April 1997 (USA) See more »
In a dirty town, he's the Clean-Up Man.
A former LA cop runs a top-flight private detective agency that caters to spoiled Hollywood types. | Full synopsis »
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Edward James Olmos ... Stan Navarro, Sr.

Rick Aiello ... Joey Di Rosa

Angela Alvarado ... Teresa

Christine Harnos ... Shelly Katz
A. Day Henden

Richard T. Jones ... Dexter (as Richard Timothy Jones)

Brendan Kelly ... Mike Mooney

Charlize Theron ... Sally

Thomas Jane ... Lee
Evelina Fernández ... Mrs. Navarro

Valarie Rae Miller ... C.C.

Marissa Ribisi ... Zoey

J. Downing ... Barry Bliss

Sarah Lassez ... Heather Norland

Brent Huff ... Lawrence Brent

Kristen Dalton ... Dee Dee Powers

Amanda Pays ... Joan Travers
William James Jones ... Teddy

Patrick Dollaghan ... Striver
Billy Marti ... Tommy Gage
Thomas Patti ... Bartender

Anthony Hickox ... Waiter

Ivana Milicevic ... Waitress

Kaylan Romero ... Stan Navarro, Jr.
Brendon Chad ... Bobby
Rene Mujica ... Bodallio
Warren Reno ... Male Actor
Madison Clark ... Female Actor
Billy Kane ... Security Guard
Paul Goodman ... Male Newscaster
Robyn Lees ... Female Newscaster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Yerkovich ... Jack Hansen (uncredited)

Directed by
Reynaldo Villalobos 
Writing credits
Anthony Yerkovich (written by)

Produced by
James Herbert .... producer
Skip Schoolnik .... associate producer
Anthony Yerkovich .... executive producer
Original Music by
Marc Bonilla 
Casting by
Elaine J. Huzzar 
Johanna Ray 
Production Design by
Reynaldo Villalobos 
Set Decoration by
Leslie Morales 
Costume Design by
Cynthia L. Hamilton 
Makeup Department
Brad Look .... key makeup artist
Gloria Ponce .... hair stylist
Martha Preciado .... makeup artist
Production Management
James Herbert .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alan Brimfeld .... second assistant director (as Alan Howard Brimfield)
Buck McDancer .... second unit director
Jerry Sobul .... first assistant director
Art Department
Michael R. Barnard .... shop manager
Sound Department
William H. Angarola .... supervising sound editor
Steve Bissinger .... sound editor
Kevin Patrick Burns .... sound re-recording mixer
Tony Cappelli .... sound editor
Tim Cooney .... sound mixer
Michael L. DePatie .... sound editor (as M.L. DePatie)
Robert Guastini .... sound editor
Rick Hinson .... sound editor
Christian P. Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer (as Christian Minkler)
Jon Taylor .... sound re-recording mixer
Buck McDancer .... stunt coordinator
Casting Department
Helen Mossler .... casting executive
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mari Grimaud .... costume supervisor
Philip Hayman .... costumer
Alan Martin .... costumer
Franque Young .... costumer
Editorial Department
Timothy Joyce .... assistant editor
Location Management
Larry Pearson .... location manager
Steven Shkolnik .... location manager (as Steve Shkolnik)
Music Department
Daniel J. Johnson .... music editor (as Dan Johnson)
Hawk Wolinski .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Vince del Castillo .... transportation coordinator
Chris Haynes .... driver
Other crew
Phil M. Castaneda .... production accountant
Fernando Cubillas .... assistant: Edward James Olmos
Kathleen Keller .... production coordinator
Maria Lease .... script supervisor
Erin Lempriere .... assistant: Mr. Yerkovich
Michael Todd Schlenker .... assistant production coordinator
Tom Sweeney .... production assistant

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Rated R for sexual content and some violence
92 min
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Mike Mooney:You'd just love to get outa this line of work. You just hate this business, don'cha Jack?
Jack:Aw I can think of worse
[indistinct example mumbled around cigarette]
Mike Mooney:You know, it's a shame, 'cause you're damn good at it. Matter of fact, one of the best investigators I've ever seen. You know why, Jack?
Jack:Why Mike?
Mike Mooney:'Cause you have a personal working knowledge of how truly sick people really are
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Failure To Launch, 25 May 2008
Author: refinedsugar from Nova Scotia, Canada

For what I assume to be a failed pilot for a TV series, Hollywood Confidential follows a PI firm run by Edward James Olmos that takes on cases from the movers and shakers in Hollywood. Those sordid, dirty Hollywood affairs meant to be kept under wraps, but frankly nothing here ever gets juicy or real sordid which made me think it's origins lay in television. Mini stories are introduced and then by the end resolved. Groundwork is set, characters are introduced. Keep an eye out for Rick Aiello (son to Danny) and a younger, but nevertheless sexy, Charlize Theron.

Cutting to the chase - the reason Hollywood Confidential doesn't work - it's boring. It presents this illusion that something worthwhile is going to happen, but nothing does. Most of the characters don't have any depth and the actual cases they work are either quick and boring or held back. Hollywood Confidential never does anything to distinguish itself. There's no style or edge to set it apart. Edward James Olmos is the best thing going on here. He's a better actor than this material honestly deserves.

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