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Police To Step Up Presence For ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Debut

Police in South Los Angeles and across the city will be stepping up their presence at local movie theaters ahead of this weekend’s debut of “Straight Outta Compton”.


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3 Hurt In Leaf-Blower Prank At Newport Beach Movie Theater

It may not have been a chainsaw, but for some audience members, it was just as terrifying.


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‘Humpback Whales’ Director Visits KCAL9

Director Greg MacGillivray says the film takes audiences whale-watching all over the world, including the South Pacific, Hawaii and Alaska.

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‘Inside Out’ Actress Discusses New Pixar Film On KCAL9

Actress Kaitlyn Dias says she learned quite a lot from her first voiceover role.

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‘Where Hope Grows’ To Open In Theaters May 15

Actors David DeSanctis, Kristoffer Polaha, and McKaley Miller joined us on KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about their new film “Where Hope Grows.”


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Military-Style Helicopter Falls Off Big Rig In Mojave Desert; Turns Out To Be Movie Prop

A helicopter being towed behind a semi struck a freeway overpass and crashed into lanes, hitting at least two vehicles in the Mojave Desert.


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’50 Shades Of Grey’ Has Dominant Debut But Leaves Some Fit To Be Tied

“This movie portrays S&M like a mental illness,” says Tara Indiana, a dominatrix.


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‘A Mouse Tale’ Now Out On DVD

Actor Drake Bell and film maker Mychal Simka visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to talk about their movie, “A Mouse Tale”, which is now out on DVD.

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‘I Do, I Do, I Do’ Premieres Friday On The Hallmark Channel

Actors Autumn Reeser and Antonio Cupo visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to talk about their new Hallmark original movie, “I Do, I Do, I Do.”


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Actor Cory Hardrict Takes KCAL9 Behind The Scenes Of ‘American Sniper’

Actor Cory Hardrict visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to talk about his latest movie, Oscar-nominated “American Sniper”, which hit theaters nationwide last Friday.

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Will ‘The Interview’ Change How Hollywood Does Business?

For a film that would have just come and gone in the usual 3,000 theaters without much fanfare, the $40 million comedy has now become an accidental case study in the world of day-and-date releases, in which titles are available both in theaters and for digital rental simultaneously.


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FBI: North Korean Government Responsible For Sony Cyber Attack

The FBI said Friday there’s enough evidence to conclude the North Korean government was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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Best Date Ideas For Singles In Los Angeles

Offering up unbeatable weather, the ocean, mountains, beautiful sunsets, and top-of-the-line wines, Los Angeles is like no other when you compare it to other cities around the U.S. and around the world. No matter where […]



‘Nightcrawler’ To Be Released On Halloween

Director and writer Dan Gilroy stopped by KCAL9 Friday to talk about the new film “Nightcrawler”.

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Kevin Carroll's story inspired the 2011 hit film "A Dolphin Tale." On Wednesday, Carroll met with locals in Downey and changed lives. (credit: CBS)

Prosthetics Expert Who Inspired ‘Dolphin Tale’ Meets With Local Patients

June DiStefano lost her leg in a motorcycle accident 18 years ago.