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The Black Dahlia

15th September 2006
2h 1m
Brian De Palma
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The Black Dahlia is a 2006 Crime Drama film released on 15th September; Brian De Palma directed the film which stars Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart and Scarlett Johansson. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $888,798 on its budget.

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 3:46am.


Josh Hartnett Josh Hartnett Dwight 'Bucky' Bleichert
Approx Filming Age ≈ 27
Aaron Eckhart Aaron Eckhart Lee Blanchard
Approx Filming Age ≈ 37
Scarlett Johansson Scarlett Johansson
Approx Filming Age ≈ 21
Hilary Swank Hilary Swank
Approx Filming Age ≈ 31
Mia Kirshner Mia Kirshner
Approx Filming Age ≈ 30
Kevin Dunn Kevin Dunn
Approx Filming Age ≈ 49
Fiona Shaw Fiona Shaw
Approx Filming Age ≈ 47
Troy Evans Troy Evans
Approx Filming Age ≈ 57
Patrick Fischler Patrick Fischler
Approx Filming Age ≈ 36
Rachel Miner Rachel Miner
Approx Filming Age ≈ 25
Rose McGowan Rose McGowan
Approx Filming Age ≈ 32
Ian McNeice Ian McNeice
Approx Filming Age ≈ 55
Michael P. Flannigan
Approx Filming Age ≈ 42
Mike O'Connell
Approx Filming Age ≈ 50
Claudia Katz Minnick
Approx Filming Age ≈ 34
Mia Frye
Approx Filming Age ≈ 40
Approx Filming Age ≈ 6
Victor McGuire
Approx Filming Age ≈ 41
Dan Ponce
Approx Filming Age ≈ 33
k.d. lang
Approx Filming Age ≈ 44
Brian De Palma Brian De Palma
Approx Filming Age ≈ 65
William Finley
Approx Filming Age ≈ 63
Richard Brake Richard Brake
Approx Filming Age ≈ 41
Steve Eastin
Approx Filming Age ≈ 57
Noel Arthur
Approx Filming Age ≈ 29
Gregg Henry Gregg Henry
Approx Filming Age ≈ 53
Jemima Rooper
Approx Filming Age ≈ 24
Angus MacInnes
Approx Filming Age ≈ 58
Pepe Serna
Approx Filming Age ≈ 61
Mike Starr Mike Starr
Approx Filming Age ≈ 55

Most Often Described As

50% Confusing
50% Intriguing
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France, Germany, USA

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

2% 0-12
12% 20-29
16% 30-39
16% 40-49
16% 50-59
7% 60-69
30% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

26% Female
63% Male
12% Unknown

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

5% Cop
2% District Attorney
2% Police Captain
2% Detective
88% Unknown