"The Big Sleep" quotes

The Big Sleep poster
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a wealthy family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Director: Howard Hawks
Writer: William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman
Production: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
Year: 1946
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 31 Aug 1946
Awards: 2 wins

70 Clips

I'll have a scotch - The Big Sleep 00:17
I'll have a scotch
Let me talk to Mr - The Big Sleep 00:22
Let me talk to Mr
You begin to interest me - The Big Sleep 00:16
You begin to interest me
This is Marlowe - The Big Sleep 00:13
This is Marlowe
I can't afford to be seen with you - The Big Sleep 00:12
I can't afford to be seen with you
You got a better one - The Big Sleep 00:27
You got a better one
Whatever he was - The Big Sleep 00:38
Whatever he was
She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up - The Big Sleep 00:21
She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up
I wouldn't like that - The Big Sleep 00:28
I wouldn't like that
Do you always think you can handle people like - The Big Sleep 00:28
Do you always think you can handle people like
It wasn't intentional - The Big Sleep 00:17
It wasn't intentional
I collect blondes in bottles - The Big Sleep 00:06
I collect blondes in bottles
Somebody's always giving me guns - The Big Sleep 00:16
Somebody's always giving me guns
Haven't you ever seen a gun before - The Big Sleep 00:22
Haven't you ever seen a gun before
What's the matter - The Big Sleep 00:23
What's the matter
How'd you happen to pick out this place - The Big Sleep 00:30
How'd you happen to pick out this place
Did I hurt you much - The Big Sleep 00:23
Did I hurt you much
If I seem a bit sinister as a parent - The Big Sleep 00:52
If I seem a bit sinister as a parent
I can still enjoy the smell of it - The Big Sleep 01:13
I can still enjoy the smell of it
How did you find her - The Big Sleep 00:40
How did you find her
I got a raw deal - The Big Sleep 00:09
I got a raw deal
You the guy that's been tailing me - The Big Sleep 00:58
You the guy that's been tailing me
I want to see you - The Big Sleep 00:58
I want to see you
You knew him too - The Big Sleep 00:53
You knew him too
You don't have anybody watching me - The Big Sleep 00:42
You don't have anybody watching me
Are you attempting to tell me my duties - The Big Sleep 00:22
Are you attempting to tell me my duties
You do sell books - The Big Sleep 00:25
You do sell books
Rutledge didn't want to see me - The Big Sleep 00:17
Rutledge didn't want to see me
You made a mistake - The Big Sleep 00:10
You made a mistake
A half smart guy - The Big Sleep 00:41
A half smart guy
He can't talk to you - The Big Sleep 00:17
He can't talk to you
You look like a Pekingese - The Big Sleep 00:12
You look like a Pekingese
Then kick me in the stomach for mumbling - The Big Sleep 00:28
Then kick me in the stomach for mumbling
I got a Balinese dancing girl tattooed across my chest - The Big Sleep 00:24
I got a Balinese dancing girl tattooed across my chest
So you're a private detective - The Big Sleep 01:04
So you're a private detective
You've forgotten one thing   me - The Big Sleep 00:16
You've forgotten one thing me
What will your first step be - The Big Sleep 01:06
What will your first step be
I'm getting cuter every minute - The Big Sleep 00:17
I'm getting cuter every minute
Do you like orchids - The Big Sleep 00:37
Do you like orchids
So you do get up - The Big Sleep 00:37
So you do get up
If you can use me again sometime - The Big Sleep 00:11
If you can use me again sometime
Why did you have to go on - The Big Sleep 00:22
Why did you have to go on
Speaking of horses - The Big Sleep 02:11
Speaking of horses
I could make your business mine - The Big Sleep 00:51
I could make your business mine
Is he as cute as you are - The Big Sleep 00:12
Is he as cute as you are
Those are harsh words to throw at a man - The Big Sleep 00:25
Those are harsh words to throw at a man
I don't like your manners - The Big Sleep 01:15
I don't like your manners
Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains - The Big Sleep 00:39
Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains
Is Harry there - The Big Sleep 00:20
Is Harry there
Tell you what - The Big Sleep 01:12
Tell you what
I liked that - The Big Sleep 00:12
I liked that
I know he was a good man at whatever he did - The Big Sleep 00:34
I know he was a good man at whatever he did
You're not very tall - The Big Sleep 00:14
You're not very tall
You're cute - The Big Sleep 00:16
You're cute
Your story didn't sound quite right - The Big Sleep 00:26
Your story didn't sound quite right
You ought to wean her - The Big Sleep 00:15
You ought to wean her
You may smoke - The Big Sleep 01:14
You may smoke
I can do what - The Big Sleep 00:28
I can do what
I assume they have all the usual vices - The Big Sleep 00:24
I assume they have all the usual vices
How do you like your brandy - The Big Sleep 00:15
How do you like your brandy
By the way - The Big Sleep 00:53
By the way
You go too far - The Big Sleep 00:28
You go too far
Wish me luck - The Big Sleep 00:17
Wish me luck
Why should I - The Big Sleep 00:43
Why should I
What does that mean - The Big Sleep 00:11
What does that mean
This is Mars - The Big Sleep 00:21
This is Mars
That's what I always draw - The Big Sleep 00:40
That's what I always draw
Thanks for the drink - The Big Sleep 00:19
Thanks for the drink
She tried to sit on my lap while I was standing up - The Big Sleep 00:17
She tried to sit on my lap while I was standing up
Let me do the talking - The Big Sleep 00:27
Let me do the talking

Cast

Philip Marlowe - Humphrey Bogart
Vivian Rutledge - Lauren Bacall
Eddie Mars - John Ridgely
Carmen Sternwood - Martha Vickers
Acme Book Shop Proprietress - Dorothy Malone
Mona Mars - Peggy Knudsen
Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls - Regis Toomey
General Sternwood - Charles Waldron
Norris - the Butler - Charles D. Brown
Lash Canino - Bob Steele
Harry Jones - Elisha Cook Jr.
Joe Brody - Louis Jean Heydt
Art Huck - Trevor Bardette
Taxi Driver - Joy Barlow
Max - Head Waiter - Max Barwyn
Waitress - Deannie Best
Waitress - Tanis Chandler
Croupier - Jack Chefe
Nightclub Patron - James Conaty
Medical Examiner - Joseph Crehan
Agnes Lozelle - Sonia Darrin
Nightclub Patron - Jack Deery
Librarian - Carole Douglas
Casino Patron - Jay Eaton
Sidney - Tom Fadden
Woman with Bumped Man - Bess Flowers
Casino Patron - Kenneth Gibson
Nightclub Patron - Joe Gilbert
Nightclub Patron - Stuart Hall
Casino Patron - Shep Houghton
Nightclub Patron - Kenner G. Kemp
Motorcycle Cop - Pete Kooy
Hatcheck Girl - Lorraine Miller
Furtive Man - Forbes Murray
Cigarette Girl - Shelby Payne
Silent Thug Beating Marlowe - Jack Perry
Carol Lundgren - Tommy Rafferty
Nightclub Patron - Waclaw Rekwart
Nightclub Patron - Edward Rickard
Nightclub Patron - Suzanne Ridgway
Croupier - Jeffrey Sayre
Ed - Deputy Sheriff - Emmett Vogan
Arthur Gwynn Geiger - Theodore von Eltz
Mars' Thug - Wally Walker
Owen Taylor - Dan Wallace
Mars' Thug - Paul Weber
Pete - Ben Welden