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City of Lies (2018)

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Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murders of rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

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Brad Furman

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Randall Sullivan (based on the non-fiction book by), Christian Contreras (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Russell Poole
Forest Whitaker ... Jack Jackson
Toby Huss ... Detective Fred Miller
Dayton Callie ... Lieutenant O'Shea
Neil Brown Jr. ... Rafael Perez
Louis Herthum ... City Attorney Stone
Shea Whigham ... Frank Lyga
Xander Berkeley ... Edwards
Melanie Benz ... Jessica
Shamier Anderson ... David Mack
Laurence Mason ... FBI Agent Dunton
Christian George ... Belsher
Michael Paré ... Varney
Amin Joseph ... Kevin Gaines
Josh Hardwick ... Russell Poole, Jr.
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Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murders of rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

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Taglines:

Expose the Lies. Uncover the Conspiracy. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some violence and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2018 (Lithuania) See more »

Also Known As:

City of Lies See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Color
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Trivia

Appeared on the 2015 Hollywood Blacklist of the "most liked" unmade scripts. See more »

Soundtracks

""Hypnotize""
Written by Randy 'Badazz' Alpert (as Randy Badazz Alpert), Deric Angelettie (as Deric Michael Angelettie), Andy Armor (as Andy W. Armer), Sean 'Diddy' Combs (as Sean J. Combs), Ron Lawrence (as Ronald Lawrence) and The Notorious B.I.G. (as Christopher Wallace)
Performed by The Notorious B.I.G. (as Notorious B.I.G.)
Courtesy of Bad Boy Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Contains a sample of "Rise"
Written by Randy 'Badazz' Alpert (as Randy Badazz Alpert) and Andy Armor (as Andy W. Armer)
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Great
14 July 2019 | by roobi-16102See all my reviews

« every society gets the kind criminal is deserve and every community gets the kind of Law-enforcement is it insist on . » . . Both of them played well nothing else to say about johnny's acting he always fit the role and Forest with the journalist character he just great and the movie scripted very very well


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