Chinatown (1974)

Chinatown
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 2hr 11mins.
Genres Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Keywords detective, film noir
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Jack Nicholson Actor J J Gittes 1 1000001
Faye Dunaway Actor Evelyn Mulwray 1 1000002
John Huston Actor Noah Cross 1 1000003
Perry Lopez Actor Escobar 1 1000004
John Hillerman Actor Yelburton 1 1000005
Darrell Zwerling Actor Hollis Mulwray 1 1000006
Diane Ladd Actor Ida Sessions 1 1000007
Roy Jenson Actor Mulvihill 1 1000008
Roman Polanski Actor Man With Knife 1 1000009
Joe Mantell Actor Walsh 1 1000010
Richard Bakalyan Actor Loach 1 1000011
Bruce Glover Actor Duffy 1 1000012
Nandu Hinds Actor Sophie 1 1000013
James O'Rear Actor Lawyer 1 1000014
James Hong Actor Evelyn's Butler 1 1000015
Beulah Quo Actor Maid 1 1000016
Jerry Fujikawa Actor Gardener 1 1000017
Belinda Palmer Actor Katherine 1 1000018
Roy Roberts Actor Mayor Bagby 1 1000019
Noble Willingham Actor Councilman 1 1000020
Elliott Montgomery Actor Councilman 1 1000021
Rance Howard Actor Irate Farmer 1 1000022
George Justin Actor Barber 1 1000023
C.O. Erickson Actor Customer 1 1000024
Fritzi Burr Actor Mulwray's Secretary 1 1000025
Charles Knapp Actor Mortician 1 1000026
Claudio Martinez Actor Boy on Horseback 1 1000027
Federico Roberto Actor Cross's Butler 1 1000028
Allan Warnick Actor Clerk 1 1000029
John Holland Actor Farmer in the Valley 1 1000030
Jesse Vint Actor Farmer in the Valley 1 1000031
James Burke Actor Farmer in the Valley 1 1000032
Denny Arnold Actor Farmer in the Valley 1 1000033
Burt Young Actor Curly 1 1000034
Elizabeth Harding Actor Curly's Wife 1 1000035
John Rogers Actor Mr Palmer 1 1000036
Cecil Elliott Actor Emma Dill 1 1000037
Paul Jenkins Actor Policeman 1 1000038
Lee DeBroux Actor Policeman 1 1000039
Bob Golden Actor Policeman 1 1000040
Roman Polanski Director n/a 2 2000001
Robert Evans Producer n/a 3 3000001
C.O. Erickson Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Robert Towne Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
C.O. Erickson Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Hawk Koch Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Mary Brown Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000003
John Alonzo Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Hugh Gagnier Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Sam O'Steen Editor n/a 172 7000001
Jerry Goldsmith Music n/a 120781 8000001
Ira Gershwin Song ("I Can't Get Started") 120859 8000002
Vernon Duke Song ("I Can't Get Started") 120859 8000003
Leo Robin Song ("Easy Living") 120859 8000004
Ralph Rainger Song ("Easy Living") 120859 8000005
Jerome Kern Song ("The Way You Look Tonight") 120859 8000006
Dorothy Fields Song ("The Way You Look Tonight") 120859 8000007
Brian Hooker Song songs("Some Day" "The Vagabond King Waltz") 120859 8000008
Rudolf Friml Song songs("Some Day" "The Vagabond King Waltz") 120859 8000009
Richard Sylbert Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Ruby Levitt Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
W Campbell Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Gabe Resh Set Designer set design 202 9000004
Robert Resh Set Designer n/a 202 9000005
Mike Fenton Casting n/a 179 10000001
Jane Feinberg Casting n/a 179 10000002
Anthea Sylbert Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Susan Germaine Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Vivienne Walker Hair hairstyles 120794 13000003
Hank Edds Makeup n/a 353 13000004
Lee Harmon Makeup n/a 353 13000005
Richard Bruno Wardrobe n/a 120823 13000006
Jean Merrick Wardrobe n/a 120823 13000007
Larry Jost Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000001
Charles Grenzbach Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000002
Robert Cornett Sound Editor n/a 229 14000003
Logan Frazee Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Wayne Fitzgerald Titles n/a 120825 23000002
Gary Chazan Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Synopsis
While investigating adultery, amoral detective Jake Gittes stumbles onto a murder. Set in Los Angeles, he unravels a scheme to control all the water coming into the city.