True Confessions

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"Two brothers out to save everyone else. But they couldn't save each other."
  • R
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 48 min
  • 6.3  (7,785)
  • 68

This crime drama is based on the Joan Didion novel of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall as brothers, one a priest and the other a police detective, who become entangled in a scandalous murder case in 1940s Los Angeles. Both the book and the film are loosely based on the real-life and infamous Black Dahlia murder investigation. The 1981 film version of the story was directed by Ulu Grosbard, and its screenplay was written by John Gregory Dunne, the husband of Didion. The film opened to generally positive reviews but was only moderately successful financially.

True Confessions
True Confessions
True Confessions

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This crime drama is based on the Joan Didion novel of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall as brothers, one a priest and the other a police detective, who become entangled in a scandalous murder case in 1940s Los Angeles. Both the book and the film are loosely based on the real-life and infamous Black Dahlia murder investigation. The 1981 film version of the story was directed by Ulu Grosbard, and its screenplay was written by John Gregory Dunne, the husband of Didion. The film opened to generally positive reviews but was only moderately successful financially.

True Confessions is a 1981 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 48 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 68.

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  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 48 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (7,785)
  • Metascore
    68