Log-in to add movie to favourites
Movie added to favourites
Movie removed from favourites

"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: N/A
Year: 1946
MetaScore: 86/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: $25,556
Released: 31 Aug 1946
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
I'll have a scotch - The Big Sleep 00:12 I'll have a scotch You begin to interest me - The Big Sleep 00:09 You begin to interest me This is Marlowe - The Big Sleep 00:12 This is Marlowe I can't afford to be seen with you - The Big Sleep 00:13 I can't afford to be seen with you She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up - The Big Sleep 00:07 She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up Somebody's always giving me guns - The Big Sleep 00:09 Somebody's always giving me guns Do you always think you can handle people like - The Big Sleep 00:13 Do you always think you can handle people like I collect blondes in bottles - The Big Sleep 00:10 I collect blondes in bottles Let me do the talking - The Big Sleep 00:12 Let me do the talking How'd you happen to pick out this place - The Big Sleep 00:11 How'd you happen to pick out this place Did I hurt you much - The Big Sleep 00:11 Did I hurt you much Tell you what - The Big Sleep 00:23 Tell you what Thanks for the drink - The Big Sleep 00:14 Thanks for the drink I assume they have all the usual vices - The Big Sleep 00:07 I assume they have all the usual vices If I seem a bit sinister as a parent - The Big Sleep 00:19 If I seem a bit sinister as a parent How did you find her - The Big Sleep 00:15 How did you find her It wasn't intentional - The Big Sleep 00:10 It wasn't intentional Don't you know any better than to wake a man up - The Big Sleep 00:06 Don't you know any better than to wake a man up What does that mean - The Big Sleep 00:12 What does that mean You ought to wean her - The Big Sleep 00:14 You ought to wean her You do sell books - The Big Sleep 00:17 You do sell books You knew him too - The Big Sleep 00:20 You knew him too You look like a Pekingese - The Big Sleep 00:09 You look like a Pekingese I got a Balinese dancing girl tattooed across my chest - The Big Sleep 00:08 I got a Balinese dancing girl tattooed across my chest Are you attempting to tell me my duties - The Big Sleep 00:15 Are you attempting to tell me my duties Then kick me in the stomach for mumbling - The Big Sleep 00:12 Then kick me in the stomach for mumbling So you're a private detective - The Big Sleep 00:26 So you're a private detective I liked that - The Big Sleep 00:10 I liked that What will your first step be - The Big Sleep 00:18 What will your first step be You know I got a feeling that - The Big Sleep 00:18 You know I got a feeling that Do you like orchids - The Big Sleep 00:15 Do you like orchids So you do get up - The Big Sleep 00:19 So you do get up Why did you have to go on - The Big Sleep 00:15 Why did you have to go on If you can use me again sometime - The Big Sleep 00:11 If you can use me again sometime Speaking of horses - The Big Sleep 00:55 Speaking of horses Is he as cute as you are - The Big Sleep 00:14 Is he as cute as you are You're not very tall - The Big Sleep 00:12 You're not very tall I don't like your manners - The Big Sleep 00:18 I don't like your manners How do you like your brandy - The Big Sleep 00:11 How do you like your brandy Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains - The Big Sleep 00:19 Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains She tried to sit on my lap while I was standing up - The Big Sleep 00:07 She tried to sit on my lap while I was standing up Let me talk to Mr - The Big Sleep 00:22 Let me talk to Mr 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 I wouldn't like that - The Big Sleep 00:28 I wouldn't like that Haven't you ever seen a gun before - The Big Sleep 00:22 Haven't you ever seen a gun before I can still enjoy the smell of it - The Big Sleep 01:13 I can still enjoy the smell of it 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 You don't have anybody watching me - The Big Sleep 00:42 You don't have anybody watching me Rutledge didn't want to see me - The Big Sleep 00:17 Rutledge didn't want to see me 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've forgotten one thing   me - The Big Sleep 00:16 You've forgotten one thing me I'm getting cuter every minute - The Big Sleep 00:17 I'm getting cuter every minute I could make your business mine - The Big Sleep 00:51 I could make your business mine Those are harsh words to throw at a man - The Big Sleep 00:25 Those are harsh words to throw at a man

Cast

Philip Marlowe - Humphrey Bogart
Vivian Rutledge - Lauren Bacall
Eddie Mars - John Ridgely
Carmen Sternwood - Martha Vickers
Acme Book Shop Proprietress - Dorothy Malone