Chinatown (1974)

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Directed By Roman Polanski Starring Faye Dunaway  •  Jack Nicholson  •  John Hillerman  •  Diane Ladd  •  John Huston Genres Detective Film  •  Femme Fatale  •  Mystery  •  New Hollywood  •  Post-Noir Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  2012 TCM Fest  •  Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time Poll  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Winning  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama Winning  •  BBC's 100 Greatest American Films  •  Time Out: New York's 100 Best Movies of All Time  •  Paste Magazine's 100 Best Film Noirs of All Time  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Greatest Screenplays  •  The Cinemaholic's 100 Best Movies of All Time  •  1,000 Noir Films: They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn't They?
Release Info June 20, 1974
Color  •  131 minutes R Rated R
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julinona

julinona on 8/26/2013 Reply  · 

Such a masterpiece.

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robmoviefilms13

robmoviefilms13 on 3/7/2014 Reply  · 

A timeless work.

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 8/8/2018 Reply  · 

One of the most gripping movies ever made with a really powerful ending that leaves you pondering about the film for days. Seen it about 100 times now and it doesn’t seem to lose the appeal of the first time I saw it. Looks great on Blu Ray as well!

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