'Chinatown' (1974)

<B>Detective name: </B>J.J. "Jake" Gittes (<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003305" title="Jack Nicholson" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/jack-nicholson-PECLB003305.topic">Jack Nicholson</a>) in "Chinatown" (1974)<br>
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<B>Sleuthing style: </B>Suave suits, sexy smirk, fedora, nose bandage.<br>
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<B>Claim to fame:</B> Jack Nicholson in his prime, the classic L.A. noir film directed by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003434" title="Roman Polanski" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/roman-polanski-PECLB003434.topic">Roman Polanski</a> won <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST000005" title="Academy Awards" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/academy-awards-EVHST000005.topic">an Oscar</a> (<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003855" title="Robert Towne" href="/topic/entertainment/robert-towne-PECLB003855.topic">Robert Towne</a> for original screenplay) and gained a cult following.
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( Paramount Pictures / April 23, 2014 )

Detective name: J.J. "Jake" Gittes (Jack Nicholson) in "Chinatown" (1974)

Sleuthing style: Suave suits, sexy smirk, fedora, nose bandage.

Claim to fame: Jack Nicholson in his prime, the classic L.A. noir film directed by Roman Polanski won an Oscar (Robert Towne for original screenplay) and gained a cult following.

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