Los Angeles, 1970: Perpetually stoned PI "Doc" Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) is approached by his ex (Katherine Waterston) to look into the kidnapping of her real estate magnate boyfriend (Eric Roberts). Doc's quest finds him dodging a murder rap, coming into the orbit of assorted oddballs, and trying to stay a step ahead of brutal LAPD cop "Bigfoot" Bjornsen (Josh Brolin). Paul Thomas Anderson's vivid take on Thomas Pynchon's skewering of the detective opus and Nixon-era Americana co-stars Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio del Toro. 148 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; theatrical trailers.