Synopsis of Chinatown 123movies: Los Angeles detective Jake Gittes is employed through a “Mrs. Mulwray” to secret agent on her husband. Shortly after Gittes is employed, the real Mrs. Mulwray appears in his office threatening to sue if he does not drop the case immediately. Gittes pursues the case anyway, slowly uncovering a tremendous conspiracy centering on water control, state and municipal corruption, land use, and real property; and involving at least one murder.
IMDB ID: tt0071315