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Wed, Feb 22, 2017 8:15 AM

Live Poll: Quintessential LA Films

Damien Chazelle's new film, the musical La La Land (2016), has been garnering rave reviews and Oscar buzz. Filmed in iconic locations all over the Los Angeles area, La La Land tries to reclaim a piece of old Hollywood. This is just one of many films attempting to tell uniquely LA tales.

Which of the earlier released films listed below do you feel is the Quintessential LA Film? The LA film of all LA films. Choose carefully and make sure to wear your shades.

Boogie Nights
Boyz n the Hood
Chinatown
Collateral
Colors
Drive
Heat
Hollywoodland
In a Lonely Place
Kiss Me Deadly
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Story
Laurel Canyon
Lethal Weapon
The Limey
Mulholland Dr.
The Player
Quinceañera
Real Women Have Curves
Rebel Without a Cause
Shampoo
Short Cuts
Slums of Beverly Hills
Somewhere
Sullivan's Travels
Sunset Blvd.
Swingers
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Training Day
Valley Girl
Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/BykHEDjQlFk/

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls066223005

Responses

1 Message

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60 Points

4 years ago

Holy Toledo! You did NOT just leave Die Hard out!

7 Messages

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354 Points

4 years ago

LA Confidential at the top! Yes people.

1 Message

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60 Points

4 years ago

Blood & Concrete: A Love Story. This little-seen, underrated gem is a noir goof that showcases the seedy side of late-twentieth-century L.A. better than any movie I know.

1 Message

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60 Points

4 years ago

No Pulp Fiction?

1 Message

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60 Points

4 years ago

As has already been pointed out, Lebowski, Die Hard and Pulp Fiction are all glaring omissions... but my personal fave is also missing: Point Blank (1967), a movie that turns the city of Los Angeles into a film character as well as (if not much better than) similarly selected films like Drive, Collateral and Shampoo!

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4.3K Messages

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88.6K Points

4 years ago

I feel that Lebowski, Die Hard and Pulp Fiction could easily be set in any big city.