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L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential   image

Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Written by: James Ellroy, Brian Helgeland
Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce
Released on: September 19, 1997
Taglines: Everything is suspect...everyone is for sale...and nothing is what it seems.

L.A. Confidential Quotes

I'll need another fifty dollars. That's two twenties for the two arresting officers and a dime for the watch commander. image

I'll need another fifty dollars. That's two twenties for the two arresting officers and a dime for the watch commander.

Hush hush. image

Hush hush.

Hey, White? You'd better put a leash on your partner before he kills somebody. image

Hey, White? You'd better put a leash on your partner before he kills somebody.

Reciprocity, Mr. Hudgens, is the key to every relationship.

Don't start tryin' to do the right thing, boy-o. You haven't the practice. image

Don't start tryin' to do the right thing, boy-o. You haven't the practice.

Ed Exley:  Suicide note. Says he killed Jack because Jack had figured out a pornography scam Patchett was running.
Bud White: Slicing himself open wasn't his idea. Two of his fingers are broken. image

Ed Exley: Suicide note. Says he killed Jack because Jack had figured out a pornography scam Patchett was running.
Bud White: Slicing himself open wasn't his idea. Two of his fingers are broken.

Oh, great. You get the girl, I get the coroner. image

Oh, great. You get the girl, I get the coroner.

I admire you as a policeman - particularly your adherence to violence as a necessary adjunct to the job. image

I admire you as a policeman - particularly your adherence to violence as a necessary adjunct to the job.

I wouldn't trade places with Edmund Exley right now for all the whiskey in Ireland. image

I wouldn't trade places with Edmund Exley right now for all the whiskey in Ireland.

I'm talking about the gas chamber, and you haven't even asked me what this is about. You've got a big "Guilty" sign around your neck.

Wendell - I'd like full and docile co-operation on every topic.

You're a bit of a puzzlement to me these days, Wendell. You don't seem to be your old cruel self anymore. And I had such grand plans for your future.

Our justice must be swift and merciless.

I doubt you've ever taken a stupid breath. Don't start now.

Hold up your badge, so they'll know you're a policeman.

Go back to Jersey, sonny. This is the City of the Angels, and you haven't got any wings.

Think, goddamn you, think!

They called you 'Sugar', 'cause you liked to give it out... so sweet.

What do I get if I give you your balls back, you wop cocksucker?

Don't ever try to fucking bribe me or I'll have you and Patchett in shit up to your ears.

Bud White: What happened?
Detective at Hush-Hush Office: Somebody beat him to death and stole a bunch of files. Must've dug up garbage on the wrong guy. Got it narrowed down to a thousand suspects.

Ed Exley: All I ever wanted was to measure up to my father.
Bud White: Now's your chance.
Bud White: He died in the line of duty, didn't he?

Ed Exley: If we're going to figure this out, we need to work together.
Bud White: The Nite Owl made you. You want to tear all that down?
Ed Exley: With a wrecking ball. You want to help me swing it?

Why don't you and I go someplace quiet, cause I'd love to give you the low-down on Mitchum.

Oh, lookee here: the great jerkoff case of 1953.

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