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Chinatown

1974 Rated R 2hr 10m

With a suspicious femme fatale bankrolling his snooping, private eye J.J. Gittes uncovers intricate dirty dealings in the Los Angeles waterworks and gets his nose slashed for his trouble in director Roman Polanski's complex neonoir classic.

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Movie Details

Awards
TIME® Magazine List
  • All-TIME 100 Movies
1975 BAFTA®
1975 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Director (Motion Picture)
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
AFI®
  • Top 100 Thrills
  • Top 100 Movies
1975 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Actor nominee: Jack Nicholson
  • Best Costume Design nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Roman Polanski
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Actress nominee: Faye Dunaway
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
Ratings
R
Adult content, adult language, brief nudity and violence
17
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew interviews.

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

English, French, Portuguese, English SDH, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby True HD, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital Mono, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; commentary.