‘Chinatown’ Debuting on 4K UHD Blu-ray for 50th Anniversary

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Paramount Home Entertainment are celebrating 2024’s 50th anniversary of Chinatown starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston by giving fans the film on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray for the first time as part of the Paramount Presents line. The release date is official for June 18th, 2024.

You can already pre-order Chinatown on 4K UHD at Amazon for a discounted price to lock in your copy.

Paramount have restored Chinatown from the original camera negative, promising the latest cutting edge technology helped repair damaged portions of the Master.

Bonus features are a mix of legacy extras and a trio of new interviews. Additionally a bonus Blu-ray includes the 1990 sequel The Two Jakes in its entirety.

New Bonus Features

  • A State of Mind: Author Sam Wasson On Chinatown – Sam Wasson, film historian and bestselling author of The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years Of Hollywood, on the importance of the film and its legacy.   
  • Chinatown Memories  Legendary producer Hawk Koch shares stories from his time as assistant director on the film.  
  • The Trilogy That Never Was – Sam Wasson discusses the planned third installment of what would have been a trio of movies featuring the character Jake Gittes. 

Legacy Bonus Features

  • Commentary by screenwriter Robert Towne with David Fincher
  • Water and Power
    • The Aqueduct
    • The Aftermath
    • The River & Beyond
  • Chinatown: An Appreciation
  • Chinatown: The Beginning and the End
  • Chinatown: Filming
  • Chinatown: Legacy
  • Theatrical Trailer

Chinatown on 4K UHD is a Limited Edition release so once it’s gone, it’s gone.

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