Top 1 Chinatown Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Chinatown facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Chinatown film message.

Jack Nicholson turned down all detective roles he was offered so that the only detective he played would be Jake Gittes in Chinatown (1974)
Jack Nicholson turned down all detective roles he was offered so that the only detective he played would be Jake Gittes in Chinatown (1974)

Chinatown poster
Chinatown poster

Chinatown Plot

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Chinatown. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director Roman Polanski
Stars Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez
IMDB score 8.2