The Black Dahlia

Lists: Detective investigation

Brief Synopsis: "Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart) and Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940's Los Angeles. When aspiring young actress Elizabeth Short (Mia Kirshner) turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films, and family madness as they pursue the killer."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 2006: # 0)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Not enough ratings present.


Login To Rate

Streaming Options

Reviewer Rating Review
Bryan Lienesch54 - An easy and obvious low point on De Palma's body of work.
David Baruffi52(full review)

People Involved

  • Josh Hartnett (Dwight Bucky Bleichert)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Kay Lake)
  • Aaron Eckhart (Lee Blanchard)
  • Hilary Swank (Madeleine Linscott)
  • Mia Kirshner (Elizabeth Short)
  • Mike Starr (Det. Russ Millard)
  • Fiona Shaw (Ramona Linscott)
  • Patrick Fischler (Deputy DA Ellis Loew)
  • James Otis (Dolph Bleichert)
  • John Kavanagh (Emmett Linscott)
  • Troy Evans (Chief Ted Green)
  • Anthony Russell (Morrie Friedman)
  • Pepe Serna (Tomas Dos Santos)
  • Angus MacInnes (Capt. John Tierney (as Angus MacInnis))
  • Rachel Miner (Martha Linscott)
  • Brian De Palma (Director)