Chinatown

A wonderfully brooding, suspenseful revisitation of the land of film noir, CHINATOWN is not only one of the greatest detective films, but one of the most perfectly constructed of all films. With Polanski's brilliant direction, Towne's intricate screenplay, and Nicholson's and Dunaway's tour de force performances, the film stands as one of the best of the...read more

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Chinatown - Official Trailer
03:24 — A 1930s Los Angeles private eye uncovers corruption, incest and murder while investigating an apparently routine case of marital infidelity. Nominated (more…)
(Movie Intro) Ben Mankiewicz
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(Movie Clip) Contrary To My Experience
Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson), lunching with Evelyn Mulwray (Faye Dunaway) after having his nose sliced, feels strongly that she's holding back, in Rom (more…)
(Movie Clip) Do You Know Me?
Jake (Jack Nicholson), reveling with his barber and assistant detectives (Richard Bakalyan, Joe Mantell), gets an unexpected visit from the real Mrs. (more…)
Chinatown trailer
A Los Angeles P-I (Jack Nicholson) unwittingly sets up an innocent man for murder, then joins his widow (Faye Dunaway) to unearth the corruption behin (more…)
(Movie Clip) Dying Of Thirst
Lots of 1930's Los Angeles as detective Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) tails water department boss Hollis Mulwray (Darrell Zwerling), early in Roman Pol (more…)
(Movie Clip) Open, She's No Good
Atmospheric credits and the introduction of detective Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) with an aggrieved client (Burt Young), the opening of Roman Polansk (more…)
Trailer
03:15 — A Los Angeles private investigator named Jake 'J.J' Gittes (Nicholson) is hired to spy on Hollis Mulwray, the chief engineer for the city's water depa (more…)
Featurette - Nose Cut
00:37 — Part of the DVD bonus features for Chinatown. Director Steven Soderbergh, Writer/Director Kimberly Peirce discuss the nose cut and bandage scene in Ch (more…)
Featurette - The Story
00:34 — Part of the DVD bonus features for Chinatown. Director Steven Soderbergh, Writer/Director Kimberly Peirce talk about the story construction of Chinato (more…)
Featurette - First Impressions
00:45 — Part of the DVD bonus features for Chinatown. Director Steven Soderbergh, Writer/Director Kimberly Peirce and Cinmatographer Roger Deakins comment on (more…)

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A wonderfully brooding, suspenseful revisitation of the land of film noir, CHINATOWN is not only one of the greatest detective films, but one of the most perfectly constructed of all films. With Polanski's brilliant direction, Towne's intricate screenplay,… (more)

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