Mulholland Falls
Mulholland Falls (1996)

Set in 1950s Los Angeles, this film centers on the crime investigation of the notorious "Hat Squad," members of the LAPD noted for being natty dressers. They were also known for using unorthodox and violent methods for taking care… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 26, 1996
DVD Release Date: November 2, 2004
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Critic Score: 30% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Connelly, Melanie Griffith and Bruce Dern all fare well in a predominantly misused cast, but the tone of this talkfest is dreary.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a watchable endeavor that's nevertheless a marked disappointment...

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Scott Weinberg

A great cast helps this wandering modern noir a whole heck of a lot.

Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

The cast is really good, the story is interesting but it was kind of a let down at the end.

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Rob Gonsalves

How could it miss? Let me count the ways.

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Michael Dequina

After watching Lee Tamahori's failed, cameo-studded attempt at neo-noir, one can only wonder how it attracted such an interesting array of talent.

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Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

An imperfect but still entertaining neo-noir mystery.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

An uneven mystery-thriller that suffers from a plot that wanders in too many directions and an overabundance of underdeveloped characters.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

It didn't make any sense, but it was great!

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Walker
Released in 1996, Lee Tamahori's Mulholland Falls has largely been overshadowed by the Oscar winning L.A. Confidential - which followed a year later.… More
Arash Xak
A good movie with a great cast but would have been better if it had more character development, There are also a few cliche moments & some unconvincing ones
Clintus Maximus
The glory days of the chain-smoking LA cops' "hat squad" are brought back in this stylish neo-noir conspiracy thriller. They represent a tough,… More
Curtis Lilly
Better than I expected, but still just another LAPD 50's movie. Don't know why there are so many of this genera, and don't know why I seem to… More
Lewis C.
This movie needed more Jennifer Connelly, and it needed to be in black and white. I'm sorry, but noir never really works for me unless it's steeped in… More
xGary Xx
An attempt to revisit hard-boiled noir detective movies that pre-dated LA Confidential by a year, but this is all style and no substance. All the elements are… More

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