Very underrated movie. I have seen it more times than I count.
Nicolas Cage was very good in this. You can tell it was before he had money problems and stopped being picky.
Joel Schumacher needed a screwed up move palate cleanser after making the terrible Batman & Robin in 1997.
Joaquin Phoenix and James Gandolfini right before they blew up with Gladiator and The Sopranos.
A few other solid actors are in it and I don't want to spoil the movie for anyone who hasn't seen it.
The movie just nails the atmosphere and mood of this film.
I also liked that it was one of the few movies that showed how a private investigator really works (with a near unlimited budget.)
Definitely not a feel-good movie an probably only safe to watch with the dirty girl in your life.