The Two Jakes

"OK"

The Two Jakes Review


Never willing to leave a classic alone, Hollywood finally dug up Chinatown and sequelized it with The Two Jakes, and they even let Jack Nicholson take the director's chair.

The movie doesn't stink, but its retreading of the Chinatown story doesn't add a hell of a lot to the minor mythos that film developed. Oddly enough, it's Madeleine Stowe that steals the show (as the Faye Dunaway society vamp) and reminds us why she used to be such a big star. Madeleine, what happened to you?



The Two Jakes

Facts and Figures

Run time: 137 mins

In Theaters: Friday 10th August 1990

Box Office Worldwide: $10M

Budget: $19M

Distributed by: Paramount Home Video

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Fresh: 11 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as J.J. "Jake" Gittes, as Julius "Jake" Berman, as Kitty Berman, as Lilian Bodine, as Michael Weisskopf, as Cotton Weinberger

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