Movies about Los Angeles

Movies about Los Angeles
List of the best movies about Los Angeles, selected by visitors to our site: Once Upon a Time in Venice, Starlet, 10.0 Earthquake, Everlasting, Girl Lost: A Hollywood Story, Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright, The Black Dahlia Haunting, The Public, L.A. Slasher, 30 Days of Night: Dark Days.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA

Steve Ford is a private detective in Venice Beach, Calif., who's good with the ladies, bad with the punches and wild about his dog Buddy. When local thugs steal Buddy, Ford turns to Spyder, their devious leader, and forges an unlikely alliance. With help from his best friend, Steve pulls out the big guns to retrieve Spyder's stolen cash and cocaine and save Buddy.

Starlet (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.

10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.

Everlasting (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

"Everlasting" is an award-winning thriller about a High School student who travels from Colorado to L.A. to find the truth behind the murder of his girlfriend.

Girl Lost: A Hollywood Story (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Interweaving stories of four different women involved in the sex industry offers a glimpse into the dark underbelly of Los Angeles and the taboo lifestyle of a sex worker. A teen runaway, single mother and two career escorts interconnect through their own personal journeys filled with loss, betrayal and the struggle to survive. Written by anonymous

Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, short
CountryUSA, Mexico

The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is pursued by a Mexican gangster, a federal agent and thugs sent by a former client looking to retrieve his money.

The Black Dahlia Haunting (2012)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

While investigating the murder of her father by her blind younger brother, a young woman disturbs the vengeful spirit of Elizabeth Short, known in legend as "The Black Dahlia".

The Public (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA

An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.

L.A. Slasher (2015)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53

Incensed by the tabloid culture which celebrates it, the L.A. Slasher publicly abducts a series of reality TV stars, while the media and general public in turn begin to question if society is better off without them. A biting, social satire about reality TV and the glorification of people who are famous for simply being famous, "L.A. Slasher" explores why it has become acceptable and even admirable for people to become influential and wealthy based on no merit or talent - purely through notoriety achieved through shameful behavior.

30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration01:32

After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.

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Brando Unauthorized (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

This biopic of the legendary actor Marlon Brando stars Damian Chapa as the two-time Oscar-winner and focuses primarily on the troubled relationship Brando had with his son Christian who battled drug addiction

Satanic (2016)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror.

Mosquita y Mari (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

K-11 (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Raymond Saxx Jr., a powerful record producer, wakes from a drug-induced blackout to find himself locked up and classified "K-11." Plunged into a nightmarish world ruled by a transsexual diva named Mousey, Raymond is truly a fish out of water. Complicating matters are a troubled young transgender named Butterfly, a predatory child molester and the ruthless Sheriff's Deputy, Lt. Johnson. Ray's struggle to contact the outside world and regain his freedom seems impossible, but he must learn to navigate this new power structure if he is ever going survive and be in control of his life again.

Café Society (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

1313: Night of the Widow (2012)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:12

A group of friends are stalked by a mysterious knife-wielding murderess as they gather at the home of their late friend to hear the reading of his will, and participate in a morbid treasure hunt for the key to his vast fortune.

Love (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

Rebellious Mickey and good-natured Gus navigate the thrills and agonies of modern relationships.

Somewhere (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan
Duration01:39

After withdrawing to the Chateau Marmont, a passionless Hollywood actor reexamines his life when his eleven-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.

Elysium (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada
Duration01:49

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.

Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:05

This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club to give it that live immediate intimate feeling. The show is about an hour long. The opening act, who is seen at the beginning (good place for an opening act) is Jay London. One of his favorite club comics going way back to the late 80s when he first started in working in New York.

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:43

Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.

The Nice Guys (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:32

A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.

Marriage Story (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

The Banker (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA

In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.

Caroline and Jackie (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

A woman turns her sister's belated birthday celebration into an intervention, but as events unfold, it becomes unclear which sibling needs the most help.

Comet (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter in a Paris hotel room, to a fateful phone call-an unforgettable portrait of a relationship emerges.

Sex Tape (2014)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

When Jay and Annie first got together, their romantic connection was intense – but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide – why not? – to make a video of themselves trying out every position in The Joy of Sex in one marathon three-hour session. It seems like a great idea – until they discover that their most private video is no longer private. With their reputations on the line, they know they’re just one click away from being laid bare to the world... but as their race to reclaim their video leads to a night they'll never forget, they'll find that their video will expose even more than they bargained for.

Gloria Bell (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Chile

Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.

Lavalantula (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

Giant lava breathing tarantulas – Lavalantulas – erupt out of ancient volcanos in the Santa Monica Mountains, raining death and destruction upon Los Angeles. With the City of Angels on the verge of incineration, only a washed up ‘90s action hero actor stands in the way of this monstrous swarm of bloodthirsty creatures who burn their victims alive.

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.




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