25 best police movies ever
The 25 best police movies ever – in no particular order – are…
LA Confidential (1997)
Director Curtis Hanson's neo-noir condenses James Ellroy's massive chronicle of 1940s LA into a tight, atmospheric thriller. The LAPD don't come out of it particularly well, though – Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce's detectives uncover a web of corruption reaching to the very highest levels of the force.