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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 p

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1974-06-20

Runtime 130 minutes

Budget $6m

Revenue $30m


TMDB 7.9


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anita_skop shared a tip "A detective accidentally uncovers levels of sin and corruption that seem shockingly current!"

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william_crawford shared a tip "Chinatown was a awesome movie."

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amy_santi shared a tip "Be Prepare For A Wild Journey"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Just a well done movie, highly recommended by me!"

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chrystal_rodgers_ shared a tip "👌"

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columbus_franklin shared a tip "And they said all film noirs were made in the 1940s. Au contraire mon frere! #filmnoir #nicholson #crime_and_mystery"

john_sweeney shared a tip "Best Film Noir ever"

ryan_day_4577 shared a tip "Best film of all time"

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steven_hendrickson shared a tip "OnE of my TOP SEVEN OF ALL TIME. Nicholsonn's character is true gumshoe"

dan_wilcox shared a tip "The soundtrack is so good."

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dani_moss shared a tip "First saw this in college for a fiction into film class. It's really good! Better than what I thought it would be."

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penny_v. shared a tip "a Jack Nicholson classic! Faye Dunaway was awesome in this movie as well"

laura_davis_9663 shared a tip "Best Neo Noir hands down."

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cirrus_macleod shared a tip "HBO Max 1/1"

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