“The Two Jakes” quotes(1990)
Plot – Jake Gittes is a private detective tasked by Jake Berman to follow secretly his wife as he suspects her of infidelity. Gittes captures the woman while she meets Mark Bodine and photographes them just before Berman shoots the rival. Gittes also discovers that Berman and Bodine were rivals in a shady deal too and that Berman's wife is the daughter of Catherine Mulrway, an old flame of his. Gittes' investigation will soon turn out to be a drama.
All actors – Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe, Eli Wallach, Rubén Blades, Frederic Forrest, David Keith, Richard Farnsworth, Tracey Walter, Joe Mantell, James Hong, Perry Lopez, Jeff Morris, Rebecca Broussard, Paul A. DiCocco Jr., John Hackett, Rosie Vela, Allan Warnick, Susan Forristal, Will Tynan, Parks Van Dyke, William Duffy, Sue Carlton, Don McGovern, Luana Anders, Dean Hill, Pia Grønning, John Herman Shaner, Michael Shaner, Lee Weaver, Malek Abdul-Mansour, Kenneth Cervi, Annie Marshall, Ian Thorpe, Collette Northrop, Patricia Durham, Randi Ingerman, Joy Wayman, Bob George, Suzanne Mitchell, Alan Chaffin, Wyn Costello, Lisa Croisette, Jessica Z. Diamond, Scott Flynn, Benard Ihgner, Earl Palmer, Simeon Pillich, Herman Riley, Faye Dunaway, Paulie DiCocco, James Ent, Jeffery Thomas Johnson, Moreen Littrell, Meredith McKenzie-Alcus, Tereza Rizzardi, Tom Waitsshow all
“The Two Jakes” Quotes 16 quotes
“There's one thing I learned about the truth... a little bit goes a long way.”
“I'm trying to be a gentleman here. Now, get on your knees, put your ass in the air, and don't move until I say to.”
“- Kitty Berman: Does it ever go away?
- Jake Gittes: What's that?
- Kitty Berman: The past.
- Jake Gittes: Well, I think you have to work real hard at that.”
“Without my oil, you got no automobiles. Without automobiles, you got no road construction, no sidewalks, no city lights, no gas stations, no automotive service, and no Berman subdivision stuck out in the tules, because nobody can get there.”
“The city's different at night: the air smells better, it's harder to see that the oil rigs outnumber the palm tress; it's almost like the good old days, at least the way I'd like to remember them.”
“You can't trust a guy who's never lost anything.”
“I don't want to live in the past, Khan. I just don't want to lose it.”