You get tough. You get tender. You get close to each other. Maybe you even get close to the truth.

Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1974-06-20
Run time: 130 minute / 2:10
Budget: $6,000,000
Revenue: $30,000,000
Director: Roman Polanski
Writer: Robert Towne
Production Companies : Paramount, Long Road Productions, Penthouse, Robert Evans Company
Production Country: United States of America


Jack Nicholson
as J.J. 'Jake' Gittes
Faye Dunaway
as Evelyn Cross Mulwray
John Huston
as Noah Cross
Perry Lopez
as Lieutenant Lou Escobar
John Hillerman
as Russ Yelburton
Diane Ladd
as Ida Sessions
Roman Polanski
as Man with Knife
Roy Jenson
as Claude Mulvihill
Richard Bakalyan
as Detective Loach
James Hong
as Evelyn's Butler
Bruce Glover
as Duffy
Joe Mantell
as Lawrence Walsh
Roy Roberts
as Mayor Bagby
Noble Willingham
as Councilman
Rance Howard
as Irate Farmer
Jesse Vint
as Farmer in the Valley
Burt Young
as Curly
Lee de Broux
as Policeman
Darrell Zwerling
as Hollis I. Mulwray
Nandu Hinds
as Sophie
James O'Rear
as Lawyer
Beulah Quo
as Maid
Jerry Fujikawa
as Gardener
Belinda Palmer
as Katherine
Elliott Montgomery
as Councilman
George Justin
as Barber
C.O. Erickson
as Customer
Charles Knapp
as Mortician
Claudio Martínez
as Boy on Horseback
Federico Roberto
as Cross' Butler
Allan Warnick
as Clerk
John Holland
as Farmer in the Valley
Jim Burk
as Farmer in the Valley
Denny Arnold
as Farmer in the Valley
Elizabeth Harding
as Curly's Wife
John Rogers
as Mr. Palmer
Cecil Elliott
as Emma Dill
Paul Jenkins
as Policeman
Bob Golden
as Policeman
Richard Warren
as Driver (uncredited)
Fritzi Burr
as Mulwray's Secreatry
Jane Feinberg Casting
Mike Fenton Casting

John A. Alonzo Director of Photography

Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
John C. Hammell Music Editor

Logan Frazee Special Effects

Roman Polanski Director

Richard Sylbert Production Design

C.O. Erickson Producer

W. Stewart Campbell Art Direction

Sam O'Steen Editor

Costume & Make-Up
Anthea Sylbert Costume Design

Robert Towne Screenplay

Robert Evans Producer

Ruby R. Levitt Set Decoration

Bob Cornett Sound Editor

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