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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)


A review by John Chard

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Chinatown is directed by Roman Polanski and written by Robert Towne. It stars Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez and John Hillerman. Music is by Jerry Goldsmith and cinematography by John A. Alonzo.

Private investigator J.J. Gittes (Nicholson) is working on an adultery case but quickly finds himself embroiled in murder and corruption.

The gathering of Polanski, Towne, Nicholson and Robert Evans (producer) put their respective skills together to craft one of the most lauded neo-noir films of all time. It's a searing picture awash with the staples of... read the rest.