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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)
Writer
Producer
Robert Evans (produced by)
Composer
Jerry Goldsmith (music)
Cinematographer
Editor
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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Cast

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62 cast members
Name Known for
Jack Nicholson
J.J. Gittes J.J. Gittes   See fewer
Faye Dunaway
Evelyn Mulwray Evelyn Mulwray   See fewer
John Huston
Noah Cross Noah Cross   See fewer
Perry Lopez
Escobar Escobar   See fewer
John Hillerman
Yelburton Yelburton   See fewer
Darrell Zwerling
Hollis Mulwray Hollis Mulwray   See fewer
Diane Ladd
Ida Sessions Ida Sessions   See fewer
Roy Jenson
Mulvihill Mulvihill   See fewer
Roman Polanski
Man with Knife Man with Knife   See fewer
Richard Bakalyan
Loach (as Dick Bakalyan) Loach (as Dick Bakalyan)   See fewer
Nandu Hinds
Sophie Sophie   See fewer
James O'Rear
Lawyer (as James O'Reare) Lawyer (as James O'Reare)   See fewer
James Hong
Evelyn's Butler Evelyn's Butler   See fewer
Jerry Fujikawa
Gardener Gardener   See fewer
Belinda Palmer
Katherine Katherine   See fewer
Roy Roberts
Mayor Bagby Mayor Bagby   See fewer
Noble Willingham
Councilman Councilman   See fewer
Elliott Montgomery
Councilman Councilman   See fewer
Rance Howard
Irate Farmer Irate Farmer   See fewer
George Justin
Barber Barber   See fewer
C.O. Erickson
Customer (as Doc Erickson) Customer (as Doc Erickson)   See fewer
Fritzi Burr
Mulwray's Secretary Mulwray's Secretary   See fewer
Charles Knapp
Mortician Mortician   See fewer
Claudio Martínez
Boy on Horseback (as Claudio Martinez) Boy on Horseback (as Claudio Martinez)   See fewer
Freddie Roberto
Cross' Butler Cross' Butler   See fewer
John Holland
Farmer in the Valley Farmer in the Valley   See fewer
Jesse Vint
Farmer in the Valley Farmer in the Valley   See fewer
Jim Burk
Farmer in the Valley (as Jim Burke) Farmer in the Valley (as Jim Burke)   See fewer
Denny Arnold
Farmer in the Valley Farmer in the Valley   See fewer
Burt Young
Curly Curly   See fewer
Elizabeth Harding
Curly's Wife Curly's Wife   See fewer
John Rogers
Mr. Palmer Mr. Palmer   See fewer
Cecil Elliott
Emma Dill Emma Dill   See fewer
Paul Jenkins
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Lee de Broux
Policeman (as Lee De Broux) Policeman (as Lee De Broux)   See fewer
Bob Golden
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Don Ames
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Berle
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Fogel
Retirement Home Resident (uncredited) Retirement Home Resident (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Harks
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Hitchcock
Councilman (uncredited) Councilman (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Jeffers
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
John Marlin
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Marston
Assistant (uncredited) Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
Monty O'Grady
Councilman (uncredited) Councilman (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Pine
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Murray Pollack
Councilman (uncredited) Councilman (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Redondo
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Cosmo Sardo
Barber (uncredited) Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Slate
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Owen Song
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Stevans
Maitre D' (uncredited) Maitre D' (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Van
Assistant (uncredited) Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Warren
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Wally West
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Chalky Williams
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Kai J. Wong
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Sally Yarnell
Committee Reporter (uncredited) Committee Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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