The Two Jakes

The Two Jakes (1990)

They say money makes the world go round. But sex was invented before money.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1990-08-10
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 103 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 18min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
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From 103 Ratings
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This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted from the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities, Jake once again finds himself involved in a complicated plot involving murder, oil, and even some ghosts from his past.

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    Directing Jack Nicholson Director
    Production Jack Nicholson Producer
    Editing Anne Goursaud Editor
    Camera Vilmos Zsigmond Director of Photography
    Writing Robert Towne Writer
    Production Robert Evans Producer
    Production Harold Schneider Producer
    Art Jerry Wunderlich Set Decoration
    Sound Greg P. Russell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Van Dyke Parks Music
    Sound Art Rochester Production Sound Mixer
    Art Jeremy Railton Production Design
    Sound Julia Evershade Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Bob Newlan Sound Editor
    Art Richard Sawyer Production Design
    Sound Robert J. Litt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Elliot Tyson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art Richard Schreiber Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Wayne A. Finkelman Costume Design
    Sound John Hoeren Sound Effects Editor