Murder, My Sweet

They say crime doesn't pay. Private detective Philip Marlowe knows better.
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: October 28, 2014
  • Originally Released: 1944
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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Total Count: 16


User Ratings: 3,775
Rating: A+ -- Murder, My Sweet (1944) was to be released with the original title of its literary source, writer Raymond Chandler's 1940 novel Farewell, My Lovely, although it was changed so that fans of 30s song-and-dance star Dick Powell... Full Review
AMC Filmsite
Sep 29, 2019
Rating: 3/4 -- What really fills out the film is Dmytryk's jazzy application of Orson Welles's RKO set-design. Full Review
Slant Magazine
Jun 26, 2004
Rating: B+ -- Offers a delirious blend of violence, drug-induced hallucinations, and sexuality. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Mar 22, 2005
Rating: 5/5 -- Powell is glib and great in one of the best hard boilers ever.
Kansas City Kansan
Oct 15, 2004
Rating: 5/5 -- Possibly the best attempt at bring Raymond Chandler to the screen.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Jun 15, 2003
Rating: 3.5/4 -- Treats us to some savory snatches of dialogue in the best noir tradition. Full Review
Creative Loafing
Oct 3, 2015
From its strongly accented camera angles and darkness-drenched nighttime action to the hardboiled narration of a cynical Los Angeles gumshoe outfitted in trenchcoat and fedora, Murder, My Sweet is pure Detective Noir 101. Full Review
Apr 6, 2006

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They say crime doesn't pay. Private detective Philip Marlowe knows better. The fat wad of folding money warming his breast pocket is the kind of thing that keeps him going through thick and thicker as he wades chin deep into a mystery involving a missing necklace and a missing hoodlum's moll named Velma.


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  • UPC: 888574113100
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