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Hotel Noir (2012)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 27 September 2012 (USA)
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1950s LA: A police detective checks into a hotel with a bag of money, hoping to go away with Swedish Mary.





Credited cast:
Malin Akerman ... Swedish Mary
Patrick Arthur Patrick Arthur ... Nightclub Patron (as Patrick Hyde)
Aaron Behr ... Paul
Michael Raif Brizzolara Michael Raif Brizzolara ... Mysterious Gentleman (as Michael Raif)
John Colella ... Barman Jack
Kevin Connolly ... Vance
Michelle Dawley Michelle Dawley ... Dancer
Rosario Dawson ... Sevilla
Lauren Dearmon ... Bettie Page Girl
Danny DeVito ... Eugene Portland
Isaac Eshete ... Melvin
Andrew Fiscella ... Otto (as Andy Fiscella)
Robert Forster ... Jim Logan
Carla Gugino ... Hanna Click
Michael B. Jordan ... Leon


Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During the course of one night he will meet various occupants of the hotel and the truth of how he came to be in his present situation will be revealed. Written by Anonymous

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Check your reservations at the door.


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Release Date:

27 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

City of Sin See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Actress Carla Gugino is the girlfriend of director Sebastian Gutierrez and appears in many of his projects. See more »

Alternate Versions

Re-released in 2016, in color, as the movie City of Sin. See more »


Shiny Diamonds
Written by Eric Elbogen
Piano and Arrangement by Peter Smith
Vocals by Carla Gugino
Recorded, engineered and mixed at Stagg Street Studio by Erich Gobel
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Really, don't waste your time unless you are happy simply seeing a favourite character and don't care about the movie
23 December 2016 | by BoristhemoggySee all my reviews

I watched this carefully and noted the comments from other reviewers, and I wanted to find something to disagree with them so I could offer a more balanced opinion. I think it's important to have a wide variety of opinions from different people so that you are left with a much more accurate impression of what the movie is about.

However I failed, there's no saving graces, it's rubbish. It is in fact an anachronism and I suspect Danny DeVito signed up to it as he simply doesn't get parts anymore so he'll grasp at anything. More than likely Malin Ackerman did the same, she realises she's out in the cold and wants to come back in but can't grasp that she can't act. Robert Forster is the only saving grace of this film, he's consistently excellent and believable but his role was so small that he did nothing to lift the movie.

Don't waste you time, I'd rather do housework than watch it again.

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