EEUU, 1985
Length: 116'
Director: William Friedkin

Producer: Jerry Weintraub
Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Script: William Friedkin, Gerald Petievich (based on the novel by Gerald Petievich)
Cinematography: Robby Müller
Editor: M. Scott Smith
Cast: William Petersen (Richard Chance), Willem Dafoe (Eric Masters), John Pankow (John Vukovich), Debra Feuer (Bianca Torres), John Turturro (Carl Cody), Darlanne Fluegel (Ruth Lanier), Dean Stockwell (Bob Grimes), Steve James (Jeff Rice)

To Live and Die in L.A. is an action thriller that follows a Secret Service agent, played by William Petersen, who embarks on an obsessive quest to capture a dangerous counterfeiter, played by Willem Dafoe. Set in the dark and vibrant landscapes of Los Angeles, the film presents a story full of unexpected twists and turns and unrelenting intensity. Friedkin creates an atmosphere of palpable tension as the protagonist enters a world of corruption and danger, willing to sacrifice everything to catch those responsible. With vibrant cinematography by Robby Müller and an iconic soundtrack composed by Wang Chung, To Live and Die in L.A. offers a powerful cinematic experience. Released in 1985, the film has gained cult status and is now praised for its unique visual style and bold approach.