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The Black Dahlia (2006) The film starts well, as it sets two detectives (Josh Hartnett and Aaron Eckhart) on the path to solving a Hollywood murder, but it has… 2006-09-15 R PT119M Drama Mystery and Thriller Josh Hartnett Scarlett Johansson Aaron Eckhart Mia Kirshner Hilary Swank Universal-International Pictures
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The Black Dahlia (2006)

MPAA Rating: R

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EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Sep 15, 2006; Rated: R; Length: 119 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: Josh Hartnett and Scarlett Johansson; Distributor: Universal-International Pictures

The film starts well, as it sets two detectives (Josh Hartnett and Aaron Eckhart) on the path to solving a Hollywood murder, but it has too many femmes fatales, too many blind alleys, too much convoluted nonsense.

Originally posted Sep 22, 2006 Published in issue #899 Sep 29, 2006 Order article reprints