So i talked with friend of mine today, lets him CB3. Hey what are the best moves set in or about Los Angeles.
Here is the reply. Ill add Get Shorty and Tequila Sunrise for consideration. What others should be on the list?
There are many popular movies that are set in or based on Los Angeles. Some of the most well-known and beloved movies about Los Angeles include:
- “La La Land” (2016) – A romantic musical comedy-drama that tells the story of a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress who fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.
- “The Big Lebowski” (1998) – A cult classic crime comedy film that follows “The Dude” as he gets caught up in a web of mistaken identity and kidnapping in Los Angeles.
- “Blade Runner” (1982) – A science fiction film set in a dystopian future Los Angeles where a blade runner must hunt down rogue replicants.
- “Heat” (1995) – A crime thriller that tells the story of a group of professional criminals and the police officers pursuing them in Los Angeles.
- “Chinatown” (1974) – A neo-noir film set in 1930s Los Angeles, where private investigator J.J. Gittes uncovers a web of corruption and scandal in the city’s water department.
- “Training Day” (2001) – A crime thriller that follows a rookie police officer as he is partnered with a corrupt veteran detective for a day in Los Angeles.
- “L.A. Confidential” (1997) – A neo-noir crime film set in 1950s Los Angeles that tells the story of three police officers as they investigate a series of murders and corruption in the LAPD.
- “Mulholland Drive” (2001) – A psychological thriller that tells the story of an amnesiac woman as she tries to uncover the truth about her past in Los Angeles.
- “Boyz n the Hood” (1991) – A coming-of-age drama set in South Central Los Angeles that tells the story of three young men growing up in the city and the challenges they face.
- “Pretty Woman” (1990) – A romantic comedy-drama that tells the story of a wealthy businessman who falls in love with a sex worker he meets on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.