A pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling, where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents.
Criminal behavior -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Emergencies -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Journalists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Traffic accidents -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Gilroy, Dan, 1959- film director, screenwriter.
Gyllenhaal, Jake, 1980- actor.
Huang, James, 1977- actor.
Paxton, Bill, actor.
Russo, Rene, actor.