Chinatown (1974)

Watch Chinatown: In 1937 Los Angeles, private investigator Jake 'J.J.' Gittes specializes in cheating-spouse cases. His current target is Hollis Mulwray, high-profile chief engineer for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, whose wife suspects him of infidelity. In following Mulwray, Gittes witnesses some usual business dealings, such as a public meeting for construction of a new dam to create additional water supply for Los Angeles, as fresh water is vital to the growing community during the chronic drought; Mulwray opposes the dam. Eventually Gittes sees Mulwray meeting with an unknown young woman who isn't his wife. Once news of the supposed tryst between Mulwray and this woman hits the media,...

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Ratings: IMDB: 8.20
Runtime: 130 mins
Genres: Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Director: Roman Polanski
Actors: Jack Nicholson Roman Polanski Faye Dunaway James Hong Burt Young

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1930s accidental killing Adultery afi altered version of studio logo ambush Anti Hero apartment aquarium assumed identity attempted murder autopsy Bandaged Nose barber barber shop Barbershop bare chested male bathtub Beach beaten up beating Beautiful Woman betrayal binoculars black comedy bloody face brawl bridge brutality business card butler camera Car Accident car chase car crash Catalina Catalina Island California caught in a lie Character Repeating Someone Else's Dialogue Chinatown Chinatown Los Angeles chinese american cigarette smoking city City Council city hall co worker co worker relationship cocktail Conspiracy Convertible coroner corpse corrupt businessman Corruption cover up crime scene crime victim criminal Crutch Cult Favorite Cult Film Cutting Someone's Nose dam dark hero Dark Past dead body Death deception desert Detective director cameo Disfigurement Dishonesty Distrust Domestic Violence double cross drought Drowning drunkenness Dysfunctional Family eavesdropping employee employee relationship employee employer relationship employer employee relationship ends with death engineer escape attempt ethnic slur evil Evil Man ex cop extramarital affair Eyeglasses Face Slap fade to black false accusation Family Relationships famous line Famous Score farm farmer Father Daughter Relationship fear Female Nudity Femme Fatale fight Fisherman fishing fistfight following someone following someone in a car friendship gangster Gardener government corruption Great Depression Grim Reality hall of records handcuffs handgun Hanging Up Without Saying Goodbye Hard Boiled haunted by the past held at gunpoint henchman Hidden Truth hitman homage home invasion horse hostage Husband Husband Wife Relationship Impersonation implied sex impostor Incest incestuous relationship interrogation Investigation jazz score kicked in the stomach killed by cop killed in a car kiss on the lips Knife knocked out knocked unconscious landowner Lawsuit lawyer lieutenant lighting cigarette for woman location in title long take Los Angeles California Los Angeles River los angeles storm drain Loss Of Husband maid Male Female Relationship Male Nudity male protagonist Male Slaps Female man kills a woman man murders a woman man slaps a woman Mansion map mayor Melancholy mexican Mexico millionaire mistress money Morgue Mother Daughter Relationship Murder murder by gunshot murder of mother murder victim Music Score Features Percussion Music Score Features Piano Music Score Features Trumpet Mystery Woman naked dead man national film registry Neo Noir newspaper headline night Nose Bandage Nose Injury Nosebleed Nudity Obituary office One Word Title orange Orchard Orchestral Music Score palm tree paranoia photo lab photograph pistol Place Name In Title Plot Twist Pocket Watch Police police chase police detective police officer police station political conspiracy political corruption political cover up Politics pond Premarital Sex Private Detective private investigator protective male protest punched in the chest punched in the face Quilting racial slur Racism Rape Victim real estate Real Estate Fraud real estate scam Reference To Confucius rescue Reservoir Restaurant Retirement Home revolver rifle Rooftop Rowboat sabotage sad ending salt water scam Scandal Scapegoat Secret Secret Past secretary security guard set up Severed Nose Shaving Shocking Truth shot in the arm shot in the back Shot In The Chest shot in the eye Shot In The Head Shot To Death shot while trying to escape showdown shower Sister Sister Relationship snooping social decay southern accent Surprise Ending Surveillance suspense suspicion Switchblade taking a photograph telephone telephone call telephoto lens telling a joke threat threatened with a knife thug Title Spoken By Character Topless Female Nudity torture tragedy tragic ending Tragic Event tragic past Trespassing Tycoon unhappy ending usa Vandalism villain Violence Water Water Engineer Water Rights Widow wisecrack humor woman woman smoking cigarette yacht Yawn Yawning

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