The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep poster
P.I. Philip Marlowe's hired by a wealthy general to find out and stop his daughter, Carmen from being blackmailed over gambling debts, Marlowe finds himself deep within a web of love triangles, blackmail, murder, gambling, and organised crime. With help from Vivian (another of the general's daughters), Marlowe hatches a plot to free the family from this web and trap the real culprit.

Director: Howard Hawks
Writer: William Faulkner (screen play), Leigh Brackett (screen play), Jules Furthman (screen play), Raymond Chandler (novel)
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Year: 1946
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 31 Aug 1946
Awards: 2 wins.


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Movie Video Clips

She tried to sit on my lap while I was standing up - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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She tried to sit on my lap while I was standing up
Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains
I don't like your manners - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I don't like your manners
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You're not very tall
How do you like your brandy - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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How do you like your brandy
Speaking of horses - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Speaking of horses
Is he as cute as you are - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Is he as cute as you are
By the way - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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By the way
You go too far - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You go too far
Why did you have to go on - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Why did you have to go on
If you can use me again sometime - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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If you can use me again sometime
So you do get up - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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So you do get up
You're cute - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You're cute
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Do you like orchids
What will your first step be - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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What will your first step be
You've forgotten one thing   me - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You've forgotten one thing me
I liked that - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I liked that
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So you're a private detective
You look like a Pekingese - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You look like a Pekingese
Then kick me in the stomach for mumbling - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Then kick me in the stomach for mumbling
You made a mistake - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You made a mistake
You do sell books - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You do sell books
Is Harry there - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Is Harry there
That's what I always draw - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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That's what I always draw
You ought to wean her - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You ought to wean her
Why should I - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Why should I
I want to see you - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I want to see you
Wish me luck - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Wish me luck
Are you attempting to tell me my duties - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Are you attempting to tell me my duties
You may smoke - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You may smoke
If I seem a bit sinister as a parent - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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If I seem a bit sinister as a parent
What does that mean - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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What does that mean
I assume they have all the usual vices - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I assume they have all the usual vices
Thanks for the drink - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Thanks for the drink
Did I hurt you much - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Did I hurt you much
How'd you happen to pick out this place - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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How'd you happen to pick out this place
What's the matter - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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What's the matter
Let me do the talking - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Let me do the talking
I collect blondes in bottles - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I collect blondes in bottles
How did you find her - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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How did you find her
Do you always think you can handle people like - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Do you always think you can handle people like
I can do what - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I can do what
Tell you what - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Tell you what
Somebody's always giving me guns - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Somebody's always giving me guns
It wasn't intentional - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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It wasn't intentional
You knew him too - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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You knew him too
I know he was a good man at whatever he did - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I know he was a good man at whatever he did
Your story didn't sound quite right - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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Your story didn't sound quite right
I can't afford to be seen with you - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I can't afford to be seen with you
She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up
This is Mars - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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This is Mars
This is Marlowe - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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This is Marlowe
I'll have a scotch - screenshot from movie The Big Sleep
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I'll have a scotch

Movie Quotes

Movie 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