Overview

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

  1. Robert Towne

    Screenplay

  2. Roman Polanski

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Nicholson

    Jack Nicholson

    Jake Gittes

  2. Faye Dunaway

    Faye Dunaway

    Evelyn Cross Mulwray

  3. John Huston

    John Huston

    Noah Cross

  4. Perry Lopez

    Perry Lopez

    Lieutenant Lou Escobar

  5. John Hillerman

    John Hillerman

    Russ Yelburton

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Chinatown
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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 20, 1974
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $30,000,000.00

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