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  • Chinatown (1974)
  • R
    130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Chinatown (1974)
R
130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer in 1930s Los Angeles finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
Director
Roman Polanski (directed by)
Producer
Robert Evans (produced by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Jane Feinberg (casting by) | Mike Fenton (casting by)
Production Designer
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Release date
Jun 20, 1974 (United States)

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62 cast members
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Jack Nicholson
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Faye Dunaway
Evelyn Mulwray Evelyn Mulwray   See fewer
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John Huston
Noah Cross Noah Cross   See fewer
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Perry Lopez
Escobar Escobar   See fewer
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John Hillerman
Yelburton Yelburton   See fewer
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Darrell Zwerling
Hollis Mulwray Hollis Mulwray   See fewer
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Diane Ladd
Ida Sessions Ida Sessions   See fewer
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Roy Jenson
Mulvihill Mulvihill   See fewer
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Roman Polanski
Man with Knife Man with Knife   See fewer
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Richard Bakalyan
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Nandu Hinds
Sophie Sophie   See fewer
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James O'Rear
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James Hong
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Jerry Fujikawa
Gardener Gardener   See fewer
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Belinda Palmer
Katherine Katherine   See fewer
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Roy Roberts
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Elliott Montgomery
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Rance Howard
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George Justin
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C.O. Erickson
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Fritzi Burr
Mulwray's Secretary Mulwray's Secretary   See fewer
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Charles Knapp
Mortician Mortician   See fewer
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Claudio Martínez
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Freddie Roberto
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John Holland
Farmer in the Valley Farmer in the Valley   See fewer
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Jesse Vint
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Jim Burk
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Denny Arnold
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Curly Curly   See fewer
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Elizabeth Harding
Curly's Wife Curly's Wife   See fewer
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John Rogers
Mr. Palmer Mr. Palmer   See fewer
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Cecil Elliott
Emma Dill Emma Dill   See fewer
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Paul Jenkins
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Lee de Broux
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Bob Golden
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Don Ames
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Jack Berle
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Charles Fogel
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Bob Harks
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Robert Hitchcock
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Michael Jeffers
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John Marlin
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Marston
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Monty O'Grady
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Joe Pine
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Murray Pollack
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Anthony Redondo
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Cosmo Sardo
Barber (uncredited) Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Slate
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Owen Song
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Stevans
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Paul Van
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Richard Warren
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Wally West
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Kai J. Wong
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8.2 / 10 | 312,296 votes