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Chinatown

1974-06-20 | Crime / Drama
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Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of 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.
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway

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20 wins 43 nominations
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    Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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    Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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Chinatown FAQ

The genre of Chinatown is Crime,Drama,Mystery,Thriller.
On November 26, 2021, there were 5317 public reaction to Chinatown including depressing ending, neo-noir, noir atmosphere, shortlisted, noirish.
The revenue of Chinatown was 30,000,000 USD.
The runtime of Chinatown is 130 minutes.
The full version of Chinatown is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Hoopla , Vudu , Showtime , Kanopy , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , fuboTV , AMC on Demand
Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of 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..
The director of Chinatown is Roman Polanski.
The casts of Chinatown are Jack Nicholson starring as J.J. 'Jake' Gittes, Faye Dunaway starring as Evelyn Cross Mulwray, John Huston starring as Noah Cross, Perry Lopez starring as Lieutenant Lou Escobar, John Hillerman starring as Russ Yelburton, Diane Ladd starring as Ida Sessions.
The sequels of Chinatown are Chinatown, The Two Jakes.
On November 26, 2021, the IMDB rating of Chinatown is 8.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 99/100, Metacritic rating is 92/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The certification of Chinatown is R.
The release date of Chinatown is June 20, 1974.
The production budget of Chinatown was 6,000,000 USD.