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Summary: The biggest cases demand the best cops, so when a little girl goes missing or a Homeland Security official takes a long drive off a short cliff or a '90s serial killer revives his career in the 21st century, the LAPD knows to call Brenda Johnson and her crack team from the Priority Homicide Division.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CLO

Summary: A tough, CIA-trained detective with Southern charm has been brought from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up the Priority Murder Squad, a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. With her offbeat personality, a tough-as-nails approach and a track record as one of the country's leading investigators, Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson is a force to reckon with.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CLO

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Summary: A group of lesbian and bisexual women experience life in Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2004

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV L

Summary: Sean Archer is a tough and rugged FBI Agent. He is still grieving for his dead son, Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is now his sworn enemy and happens to be the very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. Archer corners Castor. Their fight knocks Troy out cold. Archer finds out that Troy has planted a bomb that will destroy the entire city of Los Angeles and all of its inhabitants. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FAC

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRU

Summary: Cutthroat defense attorney Sebastian Stark has made a career out of bending the rules, manipulating the system, humiliating prosecutors and getting ruthless criminals off the hook. But, with the blood of an innocent woman on his hands, Stark has a change of heart and takes a job with the Los Angeles District Attorney's high-profile crime unit, leading a promising but inexperienced team of young...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LAD

Crane, David

Summary: When a British husband-and-wife writing team gets the opportunity to bring their successful TV series across the pond, they soon discover that making it big in America means changing nearly everything about the show. As their star actor, Matt, wreaks havoc on their script and their marriage, the duo tries to keep it all under control as they deal with awkward Hollywood funerals, falling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EPI

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Summary: A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LA RATED PG-13

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF La

Summary: A riveting parable about what happens to a man who refuses to change, even when change is the only thing that can save him. Dave Brown, a man who has taken the 'no guts, no glory' American mythos to heart, without questioning what it is doing to him and those he holds dear, is a cop whose personal life is propelled into a dizzying downward spiral when he comes under suspicion for roughing up a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RAM

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD RAM

Summary: Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1999

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Summary: Gloria is a free-spirited divorcee 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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GLO

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD CHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Changeling 2009

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CHA

Summary: Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs,"...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI BLA

Summary: An exploration of an unlikely friendship that develops over a wild night in LA between a struggling journalist Danny Tate and actor Hervé Villechaize, resulting in drastic consequences for both.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MY

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The story of Stevie, a teenager growing up in Los Angeles. He struggles with his family, including his abusive old brother and co-dependent single mom. He also struggles with his richer friends at school. When Stevie befriends a crew of skateboarders, he learns some tough lessons about race, class, and privilege.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MID

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Mi

Summary: Ted Crawford is a wealthy, brilliant, and meticulous structural engineer who lives in Los Angeles. He shoots his wife and entraps her lover. After the police arrive, he signs a confession. At his arraignment, he asserts his rights to represent himself and asks the court to move immediately to trial. The prosecutor is Willy Beachum, a hotshot D.A. who is getting ready to leave for a civil-law...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER FRA

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Summary: Television series of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to keep both the streets safe and their self-interests intact. In this season, after scoring big with the money train, the Strike Team plays it cool to avoid arousing suspicion as Dutch and Claudette investigate the robbery and murder of two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHI

Summary: A look at the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles during the beginning of the 1980s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SNO

Summary: Will and Carlton enter the University of Los Angeles, home of the Peacocks--and college life is fly. Gorgeous coeds, their own place, fraternity parties, and even some education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fr 4

Summary: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TAN

Summary: Three cousins in East LA find their power and strength in different avenues, but are held together by their strong family ties.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hollywood Pictures Home Video 2000

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BLO

Summary: For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain. But their reactions to the world around them vary-- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOY

Summary: Snowfall continues its riveting story about the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. Season two follows our ensemble of characters as they intersect and overlap within the mosaic of Los Angeles as we enter 1984, with all of them working toward their ultimate goals of money, power and influence. Young street entrepreneur Franklin...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SNO

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