Chinatown Synopsis
A 1930s private eye (Jack Nicholson) uncovers corruption and murder.
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By brucebarbara
a true classic, well worth seeing. wish theatres in tucson would do more of this....

A Classic Worth Revisiting!

By cwalton
They really don't make them like this anymore. "Chinatown's" a classic L.A. film noir with Jack Nicholson in a breakout performance as weary, smart-guy private eye Jake Gittes. There are a...

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"Chinatown" has too many flaws, making it one of the most overrated films of all time.

By Dominic LeRose
Crime films tend to cast the largest spells on viewers who seek a compilation of many gritty, lurid, enthralling emotions and characters. "Chinatown" is one of the most highly praised films of all...

Goin Down on chinatown

By king of the silents
Chinatown is like a seven course meal at a fine restaurant. Polanski serves it up in the slow, methodical manner of a great culinary chef. Leading us through the plot devised by Towne tempting us...

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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Great hardboiled detective film. Not for kids.
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