Los Angeles Plays Itself

All the films shown in the wonderful essay on the portrayal of Los Angeles in cinema Los Angeles Plays Itself

One film not included as they are missing from IMDB and TMDB
- Bunker Hill (student film)

Also excluded
- Dragnet (tv)
- The Blue Knight (tv)
- Vuelve (music video)

There are 83 crime films in this list.

  • The Crimson Kimono
  • Pushover
  • Nocturne
  • The Strip
  • Out of Bounds
  • Hickey & Boggs
  • The Glimmer Man
  • The New Centurions
  • Brother
  • 52 Pick-Up
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • Swordfish
  • The French Connection
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • This Gun for Hire
  • The Blue Dahlia
  • Detour
  • The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
  • L.A. Confidential
  • L.A. Vice
  • Nobody Lives Forever
  • The Public Enemy
  • The Street with No Name
  • D.O.A.
  • Indestructible Man
  • Marlowe
  • Murder in the First
  • The Replacement Killers
  • Black Rain
  • Bugsy
  • Nick of Time
  • Union Station
  • The Outside Man
  • The Net
  • The Rookie
  • The Big Sleep
  • City of Industry
  • Deep Cover
  • The Morning After
  • The Learning Curve
  • The Limey
  • Heat
  • Cobra
  • Kalifornia
  • Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
  • Gone in 60 Seconds
  • Jackie Brown
  • The Night Holds Terror
  • The First Power
  • Twilight
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Body Double
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • Repo Man
  • Demolition Man
  • Death Wish 2
  • Mildred Pierce
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • The Devil Thumbs a Ride
  • Little Caesar
  • Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
  • Armored Car Robbery
  • Farewell, My Lovely
  • Criss Cross
  • Shockproof
  • The Unfaithful
  • Virtuosity
  • Sudden Impact
  • Point Blank
  • Chinatown
  • Cutter's Way
  • Falling Down
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • American Me
  • Dragnet
  • Unlawful Entry
  • The Choirboys
  • The Black Marble
  • The Glitter Dome
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Internal Affairs
  • Strange Days
  • The Long Goodbye