Landmark movie in the film noir tradition, Roman Polanski's Chinatown stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) 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 for one, unforgettable night in...Chinatown. Co-starring film legend John Huston and featuring an Academy Award-winning script by Robert Towne, Chinatown captures a lost era in a masterfully woven movie that remains a timeless gem.
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Ratings and Reviews
Great hardboiled detective film is very violent.
Cast & Crew
- Paramount Pictures
- © 1974 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Stereo, Dolby)
Arabic (Subtitled), Cantonese (Subtitled), Danish (Subtitled), Dutch (Subtitled), Finnish (Subtitled), French (Subtitled, Stereo), German (Subtitled), Norwegian (Subtitled), Polish (Subtitled), Portuguese (Subtitled), Russian (Subtitled), Spanish (Subtitled, Stereo), Swedish (Subtitled), Traditional Chinese (Subtitled), Turkish (Subtitled)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in available languages with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.