Kim Basinger's Swanky Home in "L.A. Confidential" Gets a Modern Update

Tour the perfect combo of classic Hollywood and modern chic in this home occupied by Kim Basinger in the award-winning modern noir film L.A. Confidential.

August 24, 2020
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Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

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Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group

A Home Fit for a Hollywood Blockbuster

Many of the key scenes starring Kim Basinger as a lady-for-hire in the award-winning 1997 film drama L.A. Confidential were shot in this Los Angeles mansion, chosen for the film for its old-world classic Spanish style. The home is currently listed for sale at $7.495 million.

L.A. Confidential Star Kim Basinger

L.A. Confidential star Kim Basinger starred in that celebrated neo-film noir as call girl Lynn Bracken, a role that won the actress multiple nominations and awards. Scenes of Bracken's home were shot in the stunning 1923-era mansion currently listed for $7 million+ in the Hollywood Hills.

A House With a Pedigree

Designed by silent film actor and architect Jack Donovan, this 5,000-square-foot 1923 home sits in Los Angeles' Hancock Park neighborhood on a generous corner lot.

City of Dreams

L.A. Confidential production designer Jeannine Oppenwall said she chose what is known as the John C. Leavitt House because of its classic LA look, apropos for the mood of director Curtis Hanson's updated film noir.

Perfect California Evenings

Located adjacent to Hollywood and the Wilshire Country Club, this classic Spanish-style home features a pool, hot tub and outdoor bar to keep the cocktail party going all night long.

A Movie-Worthy Living Room

Resplendent with Hollywood glamour, this stunning two-story living room features a wrought-iron staircase and a stucco fireplace.

Statement Light Fixture

A gorgeous chandelier adds impact to an already stunning living room.

Prime Time View

The main bedroom in the home features countless arched windows to open to the elements and a stunning view of the lush grounds and Los Angeles beyond.

Eat-In Kitchen

This open kitchen plan is made for entertaining.

Revamped Kitchen

The renovated kitchen features a butler's pantry.

Lounge Act

This historic home offers plenty of space to spread out, including a family room, a massive two-story living room and this downstairs lounge.

Cozy Family Room

Neutral tones of black and white keep a feeling of continuity within this Los Angeles home.

Stylish Guest Suite

What guest wouldn't feel right at home in this chic suite?

A Perfect Blend of Classic and Contemporary

Great care has gone into keeping this circa 1923 Hollywood home feeling fresh while retaining its classic attitude in details like this marble sink, vintage-style sconce and retro floor tile.

Room for a Crowd

Four bedrooms and five baths would give residents of this California home plenty of room to roam.

Luxe Bedroom

Furnished in chic neutrals that complement the historical bones of this house, this guest bedroom features an adjacent sitting room.

Bedroom Sitting Area

Rooms are generous in this Jack Donovan-designed home, with thoughtful touches like this bedroom sitting area.

Guest Room With Patio

A spacious guest bedroom offers multiple views of the grounds and a door to the home's patio.

Sumptuous Bath

Large windows throughout the home really help flood the space with bright, California sunshine. Black-framed windows offset the luxe white tile work and soaking tub beautifully in this elegant bathroom.

Old World Feel

These curved windows and doors leading to an exterior colonnade give this California home its uniquely Mediterranean feel.

Retro Charm

Matte black fixtures, and an industrial chic pendant light and sink make this bathroom feel just right for this home's 1923 origins.

Mood Lighting

Though built in 1923, clever contemporary touches like this expansive wooden pool surround and deck bring this home delightfully into the 21st century.

Welcome In

Gracious black frame French doors lead outside. Outdoor amenities include a two-story guest house, bocce ball court, two fireplaces, a putting green and this inviting outdoor dining area.

All Day Outdoor Living

California's nearly 365 days of perfect weather makes outdoor spaces like this one a necessity.

Italy or California?

A gorgeous blue sky and beautiful pastoral setting make it hard to guess if this balcony view is of Tuscany or the hills of Hancock Park.

Sweeping Courtyard

The opportunities for outdoor living abound in this very glam Los Angeles home.

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