To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

7.0 / Rated by 1 people

116 min.
Plot  Richard Chance and Jimmy Hart are United States Secret Service agents assigned as counterfeiting investigators in its Los Angeles field office. Chance has a reputation for reckless behavior, while Hart is three days away from retirement. Alone, Hart stakes out a warehouse in the desert thought to be a print house of counterfeiter Rick Masters. After Masters and Jack, his bodyguard, kill Hart, Chance explains to his new partner, John Vukovich, that he will take Masters down no matter what.

The two agents attempt to get information on Masters by putting one of his criminal associates, attorney Max Waxman, under surveillance. Vukovich falls asleep on watch, and consequently they fail to catch Masters in the act of murdering Waxman. While Vukovich wants to go by the book, Chance becomes increasingly reckless and unethical in his efforts to catch Masters. While Chance relies on his sexual-extortion relationship with parolee/informant Ruth for information, Vukovich meets privately wit...



William Petersen
Richard Chance
Willem Dafoe
Eric "Rick" 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
Robert Downey Sr.
Thomas Bateman


All Titles

To Live and Die in L.A.
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




Onur rated To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) with 7.0 stars / 22.08.2017

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