Poster

City of Lies ()


Reference View | Change View


Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murder of rapper Notorious B.I.G.

Director:
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Cast

Edit
...
Russell Poole
...
Jack Jackson
...
Detective Fred Miller
...
Lieutenant O'Shea
...
Rafael Perez
...
City Attorney Stone
...
Frank Lyga
...
Edwards
...
David Mack
...
FBI Agent Dunton
...
Belsher
...
Detective Varney
...
Kevin Gaines
Josh Hardwick ...
Russell Poole Jr. (as Joshua M. Hardwick)
...
Psycho Mike
...
Desk Sgt. Reese
...
Tyrell
...
Detective Amy Lefferts
...
Errolyn Romero
...
Dreadlocks
...
Commander Fasulo
...
Georgia Gaines
...
Megan Poole
...
Property Officer
...
Russell Poole Jr. (Age 6)
...
Javier Ovando
...
Voletta Wallace
Scott Voss ...
CHP Officer Blake
...
CHP Officer Duanas
Fred Furman ...
Judge Ash Lane
Sloane Glass ...
Reporter
Ervin Lee Youngblood ...
Polygraph Technician
...
ABC Staffer (as Jessica L Fuerst)
...
Officer Leeds
...
District Attorney Rosenthal
...
Uniformed Cop #2
...
Detective Young
...
Chief of Police
...
Cashier
...
Baseball Stadium Announcer
...
Detective Snow
...
EMT Robert McGinnis (as Robert Esser)
...
Paramedic #2
Jose A. Rios ...
Detective Rupple
Louis Reyes ...
Undercover Officer
...
Joanne (as Markie Adams)
...
Christopher Wallace
...
Eugene Deal
...
Kelly Jamerson
...
Arrested Man (as Michael 'Killer Mike' Render)
James Beirne ...
Officer Bates
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Juror
Aidiye Aidarbekov ...
Viewer
Max Bahmani ...
VIP Guest
...
Poole's Daughter
...
Officer Simpyak
Vince Chavez ...
Guy With Nachos / Poole Family Member
Jazzman Collins ...
Pool Guest
Doby Daenger ...
Pool Hall Bartender
...
Detective
...
Baseball Fan
...
Dancer
Emmet Flores ...
Undercover Police Officer
...
Boxer
...
Deathrow Bodyguard
...
Baseball Fan
...
Detective
Frank Lui Geo ...
Fins Scout
...
Fan at Peterson Museum
...
Strip Club Bouncer
...
Police Clerk
Michele New ...
Girl behind Poole family
...
Cop
Char Richards ...
VIP Sports Legend
...
Rachel
...
Body Guard
...
Fin Baseball Fan
Darrion Scoggins ...
Undercover Cop
...
Detective Collins
...
John Patron
...
Police officer
Jacob Taylor ...
LAPD Officer
...
Foxy Brown
...
Officer Steven
Dom-Jay Williams ...
DJ Quik
...
Blood Girl
...
Jessica (uncredited)
...
Burger Stand Patron (uncredited)
...
Baseball Game Attendee (uncredited)
Buck Childress ...
Baseball Fan (uncredited)
Rick L. Dean ...
News Staff (uncredited)
Catherine Divina ...
Baseball Game Attendee (uncredited)
...
Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
...
Juror (uncredited)
Ray Melendez ...
Baseball Scout (uncredited)
...
Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
...
Baseball Game Attendee (uncredited)
...
Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
...
Jefferson (uncredited)
...
Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
...
Baseball Game Attendee (uncredited)
Xavier Washington ...
Biggie Smalls Entouarge (uncredited)

Directed by

Edit
Brad Furman

Written by

Edit
Randall Sullivan ... (based on the non-fiction book by)
 
Christian Contreras ... (screenplay)

Produced by

Edit
Braden Aftergood ... executive producer
Wayne Barrow ... executive producer
Paul Brennan ... producer (as Paul M. Brennan)
Christi Dembrowski ... executive producer
Johnny Depp ... executive producer
Zanne Devine ... executive producer
Troy Pestano Douglas ... executive producer
Brad Feinstein ... executive producer
Jess Fuerst ... co-producer
Jeff Geoffray ... executive producer
Bruce Wayne Gillies ... line producer
Peter Hampden ... executive producer
Joseph Ingrassia ... executive producer
Kia Jam ... executive producer
Jeffrey Konvitz ... executive producer
Rosanne Korenberg ... executive producer
Stuart Manashil ... producer
Norman Merry ... executive producer
Grant Mohrman ... executive producer
Jill Rachel Morris ... executive producer
Patrick Newall ... executive producer
Daniel Rainey ... executive producer
Miriam Segal ... producer (produced by)
Don Sikorski ... executive producer
Randall Sullivan ... executive producer
Paula Turnbull ... co-producer

Music by

Edit
Chris Hajian

Cinematography by

Edit
Monika Lenczewska

Film Editing by

Edit
Leo Trombetta

Editorial Department

Edit
James Clarke ... head of di
Katie Croft ... digital intermediate assistant
Alexander Crone ... technical operator
Gianluca Ferrari ... senior technical operator
Steve Harrow ... post production consultant
Michael Hopkins ... digital intermediate assistant
Lukasz Huptys ... colorist
Jeremy-Voissem ... senior dailies colorist
Lisa Jordan ... facility director: LipSync Post
Mako Kamitsuna ... additional editor
Josh Kelly ... digital intermediate operator
Drew Kilcoin ... first assistant editor
Lizzie Newsham ... digital intermediate coordinator
Cesar Guto Piletti ... digital intermediate assistant
Tom Russell ... colourist
Rob Schlegel ... additional editor
Jim Towne ... additional editing
Robert Wareing ... technical operator
Jamie Welsh ... colorist
Nadia Nabhan ... digital intermediate associate producer (uncredited)

Casting By

Edit
Lauren Grey

Production Design by

Edit
Clay A. Griffith

Art Direction by

Edit
Caty Maxey

Set Decoration by

Edit
Lisa K. Sessions

Costume Design by

Edit
Denise Wingate

Makeup Department

Edit
Gloria Pasqua Casny ... hairstylist: Johnny Depp
Jane Galli ... makeup department head
Anne Morgan ... hair department head
Ken Niederbaumer ... makeup artist: Johnny Depp
Douglas Noe ... key makeup artist
Khanh Trance ... wig maker for mr johnny depp

Production Management

Edit
Bruce Wayne Gillies ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Edit
Jess Fuerst ... second unit director
Iris Huezo ... second second assistant director
Matthew Milan ... second second assistant director
Milos Milicevic ... first assistant director
Paul Silver ... first assistant director: additional photography / second assistant director

Art Department

Edit
Jesse J. Adams ... assistant property master
Greg Aronowitz ... sculptor
Mark Boucher ... set dressing gang boss
Damon Bowden ... paint foreman
Christopher Casey ... set dresser
Jeremy Cisneros ... set dresser
David B. Clark ... stand-by painter
Sean Ginevan ... leadman
Ted Haigh ... graphic designer
Nic Harvey ... art department coordinator
Karen Higgins ... construction coordinator
Kevin Hummel ... property master: additional photography
Attila Kiss ... props
Jamie Klenk ... art department assistant
David Ladish ... set dresser
Berenice Macias ... set decorating assistant
Maggie Mannion ... assistant property master
Sean Mannion ... property master
Jason McDonough ... lead man: additional photography
Nathan Morse ... storyboard artist
Adam Mull ... model maker
Edward J. Protiva ... set dresser
Lisa Tong ... set decoration buyer

Sound Department

Edit
Ishbel Beeson ... final mix co-ordinator
Jack Cheetham ... sound mix technician
Enos Desjardins ... sound effects editor
Craig Dollinger ... boom operator
Jamie Gamache ... sound effects editor
Aaron Hasson ... adr mixer
Simon Haupt ... sound effects editor
Roland Heap ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Chris Howland ... sound mixer: additional photography
Rob Hughes ... re-recording mixer
Michael Kaleta ... utility sound
Steven Morrow ... sound mixer
Keith Partridge ... foley mixer
Steve Pierson ... ADR Recordist
Kobi Quist ... sound mix technician
Mathias Schuster ... foley editor
Barnaby Smyth ... Foley Supervisor / foley artist
Ruth Sullivan ... foley artist
Ben Tat ... dialogue editor/adr editor
Steven Ticknor ... re-recording mixer
Sheraton Toyota ... utility sound technician: additional
Wouter van Herwerden ... adr recordist
Paul Wrightson ... adr: editor
Mark Langlay-Smith ... adr recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

Edit
Ryan Meinardus ... special effects foreman
John Ziegler ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

Edit
Marc Adamson ... matte painter
Andy Burrow ... visual effects producer
Reno Cicero ... digital compositor
Andie Davies ... visual effects editor: Lipsync
Shreyas Gujrati ... digital compositor
Akshay Khanna ... digital compositor
Jacqui Marchant-Adams ... visual effects coordinator
Sergii Mashevskyi ... visual effects producer
Roni Rodrigues ... visual effects artist: Lipsync
Apurv Swami ... matchmove artist: Anibrain

Stunts

Edit
Chris Jai Alex ... stunts
Gee Alexander ... stunt driver
Nitasha Bhambree ... stunt double: Marisol Sacramento
Stephen Bralver ... stunts
Julius Denem ... stunt performer
Danny Downey ... stunt double: Shea Whigham
Nea Dune ... stunts
Craig Johnson ... stunt performer
Christopher Leps ... stunt double: Johnny Depp
Curtis Lyons ... stunts
Zack Milan ... precision stunt driver
Patrick Millin ... stunt driver
Mark Norby ... stunt coordinator
Tree O'Toole ... stunt performer
Casey Pieretti ... stunt performer
LaDell Preston ... stunt actor
Jeff Sanders ... stunt performer
Todd Schneider ... stunt driver
Eric Watson ... stunt double: Cory Hardrict
Vlad Rimburg ... stunt pre-viz (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

Edit
Wesley Alley ... assistant chief lighting technician
Michael Anderson ... key grip
Zachary Andrews ... lighting technician
Richard Coy Aune ... operator: "b" camera
Kirk Bloom ... second assistant camera
Ian Carre-Burritt ... lighting technician
David Carreira ... rigging best boy electric
Jonathan Clark ... second assistant: "b" camera
Kristen Correll ... film loader
Robert B. Dechellis ... best boy: additional photography
John J. Ellingwood ... first assistant: "a" camera
Eric Felland ... lighting technician
Dustin Gardner ... lighting technician
Bob Hall ... first assistant: "b" camera
Gregory Irwin ... First Assistant Camera: "A" Camera
Jared Jordan ... second assistant: "a" camera
Jacques Jouffret ... camera operator: "a" camera / steadicam operator
David Lee ... chief lighting technician
Michael Love ... additional lighting technician
David Melhorn ... lighting technician
Fernando Montes ... rigging electrician
Alicia Pharris ... additional second assistant camera
Paul Postal ... rigging gaffer
Russell Prior ... Russian Arm Operator: second unit
Marc Schatalow ... lighting technician
Jeffrey T. Sweet ... Best Boy Grip
Suzanne Tenner ... unit still photographer
Ryan Thomas ... rigging electric
James David Wall ... operator: "c" camera (as James D. Wall) / second unit cinematographer (as James D. Wall)
Ryan White ... rigging electric
Michael Zogleman ... balloon light technician

Casting Department

Edit
Pat Evans ... crowd casting coordinator
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Cash Oshman ... Big Crowds: President
Alana Raiser ... Big Crowds: Vice President
Leslie Wasserman ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Edit
Nikoya Gonzalez ... costumes: for Back-Ground
Jared Hill ... costume assistant
Matthew Jerome ... set costumer
Marina Marit ... costumer: Mr Depp
Kate Swartz ... costume supervisor (as Kate Samhat)

Location Management

Edit
Rocky Brooks ... location manager
Christopher F. Fuentes ... key assistant location manager
Mark Gaffney ... assistant location manager
Kenton Harris ... key assistant location manager
John Panzarella ... location manager
JT Panzarella ... key assistant location manager
Leslie Thorson ... key assistant location manager
Elon Aaron ... assistant location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

Edit
Alberto Bof ... composer: additional music / music editor
Tristan Clopet ... composer: additional music
Michael Connell ... music editor
Phil Cordaro ... electric guitars
Andrew Dudman ... music scoring engineer / music scoring mixer
Russ Flynn ... synth programming
Patrick Ford ... composer: additional music / score producer
Brad Furman ... composer: additional music / music supervisor
Chris Hajian ... score producer
JoAnne Harris ... conductor / orchestrator
Walter 'Big' Hollis ... composer: additional music
Dan Krysa ... composer: additional music
Chris McGeary ... music editor
Bálint Sapszon ... session supervisor
Colin Leo Smith ... music
Graeme Stewart ... music editor
Moghul Veyron ... composer: additional music
Lauren Weiss ... music licensing

Script and Continuity Department

Edit
Barry L. Caldwell ... script supervisor
Emma Danoff ... additional script supervisor

Transportation Department

Edit
Brad Beaven ... picture vehicle mechanic
Casey Boden ... transportation captain
Daniel Davis ... driver: Miriam Segal
Billy Ray Hass ... transportation coordinator: Billy Ray Hass
Dennis McCarthy ... picture car coordinator
Claudia Rojas ... picture car dispatcher

Additional Crew

Edit
Jessica Adler ... assistant to producer
Malcolm Arias ... 2nd assistant accountant
Rick Baca ... 1st assistant accountant
Nicholas C. Bennett ... International Sales Executive
Joserolando Bravo ... production assistant
Tom Burke ... Designer: LipSync Design
Lydia Cartwright ... assistant: Miriam Segal, post production
Cathy Cavadini ... additional dialogue (as Catherine Cavadini)
Lanei Chapman ... additional dialogue
Sara Clarke ... production secretary
Django Craig ... additional dialogue
Sofie Dejus ... assistant production coordinator
Stephen Deuters ... cast assistant
André Devantier ... caterer
Tyler Duval ... office production assistant
Jacob Epstein ... director assistant
Julia Hall ... Senior Designer: LipSync Design
Boyd Harvey ... insurance: Media Insurance Brokers
David Hickey ... payroll accountant
Joshua Horne ... production secretary
Gregory Kleinschmidt ... production assistant
Dave Landaker ... 24 Frame video supervising engineer
Max Liedtka ... production assistant
Riccardo Maddalosso ... talent lawyer
Ernie Malik ... Unit Publicist
Steve Martin ... set medic
Casper Martinez ... 2nd assistant accountant
Lester Mathews ... production assistant
Emily Mizer ... assistant to mr. whitaker
Daniel Mora ... additional dialogue
Daniel Edward Mora ... additional dialogue (as Daniel Edward)
Rachel K. Morgan ... production secretary
Chris Nichols ... production assistant
Frank Pelluchon ... chef
Laura Pena ... assistant production coordinator
Sally Potters ... production coordinator
Michyl-Shannon Quilty ... production coordinator
Leif Reinstein ... finance counsel
Ronnie Rodriguez ... stand-in/photo double: Johnny Depp
Jonathan Saba ... Studio Executive
Jon Sawa ... production assistant
Adonis Simmons ... production assistant
Jake Simon-Gersuk ... key set pa
Adam M. Stone ... product placement coordinator
Cat Stone ... product placement coordinator
Chloe Tetu ... Design Coordinator: LipSync Design
Warren Upson ... production assistant
Howard Watkins ... Head of Design: LipSync Design
Chelsea Wehner ... production coordinator: additional
Diana White ... assistant: Mr. Feinstein
Suwannee Wilhelm ... production assistant
Susie Yamamoto ... 2nd assistant accountant
Steve Yandrich ... production coordinator

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Summary

1997. LAPD Detective Russell Poole investigates a case of an undercover cop killing another cop. This draws him into the Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur murders. What he uncovers is huge, so much so, that the closer he gets to the truth, the more his superiors try to prevent him from getting to it. Written by grantss

Plot Keywords
Taglines Who shot Biggie? See more »
Genres
Parents Guide View content advisory »
Certification

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • LAbyrinth (United States)
  • Ciudad de mentiras (Spain)
  • 誰殺了大個子 (Taiwan)
  • Місто брехні (Ukraine)
  • Град на лъжи (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • See more »
Runtime
  • 112 min
Country
Language
Color
Aspect Ratio
Sound Mix
Filming Locations

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross $2,844,013

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia Voletta Wallace, Christopher Wallace's mother, plays herself in the film. She's in the scene with Johnny Depp in the coffee shop. See more »
Goofs You can see the crane, when Detective Poole walks around the gas station during the long take. See more »
Movie Connections References Columbo (1971). See more »
Soundtracks ""Hypnotize"" See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed