Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
- Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, Regency Enterprises, The Wolper Organization
- Keyword: corruption, call girl, detective, based on novel or book, shotgun, femme fatale, domestic violence, whodunit, corpse, district attorney, movie star, good cop bad cop, neo-noir, 1950s
- Cast: Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, James Cromwell, Danny DeVito, Kim Basinger