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The Two Jakes (1990)

R 08/10/1990 (US) CrimeDramaMystery 2h 17m

They say money makes the world go round. But sex was invented before money.


This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted by the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities, Jake once again finds himself involved in a complicated plot involving murder, oil, and even some ghosts from his past.

  1. Robert Towne

    Characters, Writer

  2. Jack Nicholson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Nicholson

    Jack Nicholson

    J.J. "Jake" Gittes

  2. Harvey Keitel

    Harvey Keitel

    Julius "Jake" Berman

  3. Meg Tilly

    Meg Tilly

    Kitty Berman

  4. Madeleine Stowe

    Madeleine Stowe

    Lillian Bodine

  5. Eli Wallach

    Eli Wallach

    Cotton Weinberger

  6. Rubén Blades

    Rubén Blades

    Mickey Nice

  7. Frederic Forrest

    Frederic Forrest

    Chuck Newty

  8. David Keith

    David Keith

    Det. Lt. Loach

  9. Richard Farnsworth

    Richard Farnsworth

    Earl Rawley

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The Two Jakes
The Two Jakes

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $19,000,000.00

Revenue $10,005,969.00


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