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The Two Jakes synopsis

Private investigator and war veteran Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) is hired by real estate developer Jake Berman (Harvey Keitel) for some run-of-the-mill matrimonial work. After Berman shoots his wife's lover, who happens to be his own business partner, Gittes is drawn into a web of conspiracy and deceit involving the oil reserves beneath Los Angeles. While investigating, Gittes hears a voice from his past that causes him to revisit a traumatic case in Chinatown.

similar movies

  • Chinatown (1974)

  • The Black Dahlia (2006)

  • L.A. Confidential (1997)

  • Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

  • Zodiac (2007)

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