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4,099 Ratings

The Big Sleep

Directed by Howard Hawks
United States, 1946
Crime, Film noir, Mystery


A wealthy general seeks out hardboiled private eye Philip Marlowe to resolve his daughter’s gambling debts, but the case becomes much more complicated as people start getting murdered.

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The Big Sleep Directed by Howard Hawks

Awards & Festivals

National Film Preservation Board

1997 | Winner: National Film Registry




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