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Movie Facts

Part of the: The Jake Gittes Collection

Status: Released

Runtime: 130

Budget: $6,000,000

Revenue: $30,000,000

Languages: es, cn, en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1974-06-20

  • 1974-09-12

  • 1974-12-19

  • 1974-12-20

  • 2004-04-23

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Content Score: 100


7.5/10 (236 votes)


Roman Polanski Director


Robert Towne Screenplay


Robert Evans Producer
C.O. Erickson Producer
Jane Feinberg Casting
Mike Fenton Casting


Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Bob Cornett Sound Editor
John C. Hammell Music Editor


John A. Alonzo Director of Photography


Sam O'Steen Editor


Richard Sylbert Production Design
W. Stewart Campbell Art Direction
Ruby R. Levitt Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up

Anthea Sylbert Costume Design


Logan Frazee Special Effects


Jack Nicholson as Jake Gittes
Faye Dunaway as Evelyn Cross Mulwray
John Huston as Noah Cross
Perry Lopez as Lieutenant Lou Escobar
John Hillerman as Russ Yelburton
Darrell Zwerling as Hollis I. Mulwray
Diane Ladd as Ida Sessions
Roy Jenson as Claude Mulvihill
Roman Polanski as Man with Knife
Richard Bakalyan as Detective Loach
Bruce Glover as Duffy
Joe Mantell as Walsh
Nandu Hinds as Sophie
James O'Rear as Lawyer
James Hong as Evelyn's Butler
Beulah Quo as Maid
Jerry Fujikawa as Gardener
Belinda Palmer as Katherine
Roy Roberts as Mayor Bagby
Noble Willingham as Councilman
Elliott Montgomery as Councilman
Rance Howard as Irate Farmer
George Justin as Barber
C.O. Erickson as Customer
Fritzi Burr as Mulwray's Secretary
Charles Knapp as Mortician
Claudio Martinez as Boy on Horseback
Federico Roberto as Cross' Butler
Allan Warnick as Clerk
John Holland as Farmer in the Valley
Jesse Vint as Farmer in the Valley
Burt Young as Curly
Jim Burk as Farmer in the Valley
Denny Arnold as Farmer in the Valley
Elizabeth Harding as Curly's Wife
John Rogers as Mr. Palmer
Cecil Elliott as Emma Dill
Paul Jenkins as Policeman
Lee de Broux as Policeman
Bob Golden as Policeman
Richard Warren as Driver (uncredited)