Directed by Roman Polanski
1974    2h 10m    R
Crime, Drama, Mystery,
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.
Cast of Chinatown
  • Jack NicholsonJ.J. 'Jake' Gittes
  • Faye DunawayEvelyn Cross Mulwray
  • John HustonNoah Cross
  • Perry LopezLieutenant Lou Escobar
  • John HillermanRuss Yelburton
  • Diane LaddIda Sessions
  • Roman PolanskiMan with Knife
  • Roy JensonClaude Mulvihill
  • Richard BakalyanDetective Loach
  • James HongEvelyn's Butler
  • Bruce GloverDuffy
  • Joe MantellLawrence Walsh
  • Roy RobertsMayor Bagby
  • Noble WillinghamCouncilman
  • Rance HowardIrate Farmer
  • Jesse VintFarmer in the Valley
  • Burt YoungCurly
  • Lee de BrouxPoliceman
  • Darrell ZwerlingHollis I. Mulwray
  • Nandu HindsSophie
  • James O'RearLawyer
  • Beulah QuoMaid
  • Jerry FujikawaGardener
  • Belinda PalmerKatherine
  • Elliott MontgomeryCouncilman
  • George JustinBarber
  • C.O. EricksonCustomer
  • Charles KnappMortician
  • Claudio MartínezBoy on Horseback
  • Federico RobertoCross' Butler
  • Allan WarnickClerk
  • John HollandFarmer in the Valley
  • Jim BurkFarmer in the Valley
  • Denny ArnoldFarmer in the Valley
  • Elizabeth HardingCurly's Wife
  • John RogersMr. Palmer
  • Cecil ElliottEmma Dill
  • Paul JenkinsPoliceman
  • Bob GoldenPoliceman
  • Richard WarrenDriver (uncredited)
  • Fritzi BurrMulwray's Secreatry
  • Cosmo SardoBarber (uncredited)
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