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1. Double Indemnity (1944)

Passed | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.3
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An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Votes: 108,220

2. Strangers on a Train (1951)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.0
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A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 104,989

3. The Big Sleep (1946)

Approved | 114 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

Votes: 67,878

4. The Long Goodbye (1973)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell

Votes: 19,967

5. Murder, My Sweet (1944)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger

Votes: 9,540

6. The Blue Dahlia (1946)

Passed | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.2
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An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 6,023

7. Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

R | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Los Angeles private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by paroled convict Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend Velma, former seedy nightclub dancer.

Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland, Sylvia Miles

Votes: 4,667

8. Lady in the Lake (1947)

Approved | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.6
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The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder.

Director: Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Tom Tully

Votes: 3,911

9. The Big Sleep (1978)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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Grizzled American private detective in England investigates a complicated case of blackmail turned murder involving a rich but honest elderly general, his two loose socialite daughters, a pornographer and a gangster.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark

Votes: 3,147

10. Marlowe (1969)

M | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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A young woman from Kansas hires LA private detective Philip Marlowe to find her missing brother.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor, Rita Moreno

Votes: 2,502

11. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 839

12. Poodle Springs (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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An aging Phillip Marlowe gets mixed up with blackmail & murder among elite social set in 1963.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: James Caan, Dina Meyer, David Keith, Tom Bower

Votes: 707

13. The Falcon Takes Over (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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The Falcon and reporter Ann Riordan try to solve a string of murders after an ex-wrestler, released from jail, goes looking for his girl friend.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 607

14. The Brasher Doubloon (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Detective Philip Marlowe encounters a variety of characters while checking on why Leslie Murdock stole a rare doubloon from his mother.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: George Montgomery, Nancy Guild, Conrad Janis, Roy Roberts

Votes: 573

15. Morning Patrol (1987)

108 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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Going alone into an abandoned, living city, a woman tries to cross a forbidden zone swarming with the Morning Patrol and traps. Meeting one of the last city guards, they attempt recall the past and penetrate the zone together.

Director: Nikos Nikolaidis | Stars: Michele Valley, Takis Spiridakis, Liana Hatzi, Nikos Hatzis

Votes: 485

16. Double Indemnity (1973 TV Movie)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.7
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A scheming wife lures an insurance investigator into helping murder her husband and then declare it an accident. The investigator's boss, not knowing his man is involved in it, suspects murder and sets out to prove it.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Richard Crenna, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Webber, Samantha Eggar

Votes: 466

17. Mazaný Filip (2003)

95 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Inspired by the stories of the American writer Raymond Chandler, the classical hero is private detective Phil Marlowe, a romantic cowboy, who takes the law into his own hands in the rough ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Marhoul | Stars: Tomás Hanák, Vilma Cibulková, Pavel Liska, Bohumil Klepl

Votes: 390

18. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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Fallen Angels is an American neo-noir anthology television series that ran in 1993 and 1995 on Showtime, and was produced by Propaganda Films. No first-run episodes were shown in 1994.

Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Lynette Walden, Dan Hedaya, Bernard Hocke

Votes: 326

19. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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Private detective Philip Marlowe solves many crimes in Los Angeles during the 1930s.

Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Ken Pogue

Votes: 272

20. And Now Tomorrow (1944)

86 min | Drama

7.0
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Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Alan Ladd, Loretta Young, Susan Hayward, Barry Sullivan

Votes: 241

21. The Unseen (1945)

80 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.2
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A secretive widower hires a governess for his children, a willful boy and impressionable girl. Strange occurrences and the governess's curiosity lead her to unlock the secrets of the mysterious and uninhabited brownstone next door.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Joel McCrea, Gail Russell, Herbert Marshall, Phyllis Brooks

Votes: 177

22. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 166

23. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 141

24. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 131

25. Once You Meet a Stranger (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Thriller

4.5
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This made-for-television remake of Alfred Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train" (1951) follows the same story, but has changed the genders of the lead characters from male to female. Sheila ... See full summary »

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Mancuso, Theresa Russell, Art Bonilla

Votes: 128

26. Time to Kill (1942)

61 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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A private detective is hired to retrieve a valuable antique coin that was stolen from its owner by her son, who used it to pay off a blackmailer. The private eye soon finds himself up to ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Heather Angel, Doris Merrick, Ralph Byrd

Votes: 100

27. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 70

28. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 65

29. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 61

30. Mike Case in: The Big Kiss Off (2013)

76 min | Comedy

7.0
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Mike Case is a low-rent private detective who works out of his car and advertises on Craigslist. When approached by the wealthy socialite Victoria Billows to find her missing husband, Mike ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Baird | Stars: Scott Ganyo, Kenyon Glover, Tony Gracia, David Alan Graf

Votes: 48

31. Marlowe (2007 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama

7.5
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Legendary private eye Philip Marlowe takes on new cases.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Ara Anton, Sherman Augustus, Michael Patrick Breen, Jessica A. Caesar

Votes: 41

32. The Long Goodbye (2014– )

58 min | Drama

7.4
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In this unauthorized adaptation of the novel "The Long Goodbye" by Raymond Chandler set in Tokyo during the 1950', Tamotsu is suspected of murdering his actress wife Shizuka Harada. He ... See full summary »

Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Rina Ohta, Gô Ayano, Akira Emoto

Votes: 38

33. Philip Marlowe (1959–1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Stars: Philip Carey, William Schallert, Ed Kemmer, Virginia Gregg

Votes: 33

34. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Blackmailers Don't Shoot (1986)

PG | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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The woman Marlowe was hired to protect and who happens to be the girlfriend of a notorious mobster has been kidnapped.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Powers Boothe, Melody Anderson, Allan Royal, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 30

35. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: The Pencil (1983)

Action, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Philip Marlow, a one time cop and with an unfortunate habit of being too honest and too broke for his own good, takes the job of protecting a former mob accountant on the run. When two hit ... See full summary »

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Powers Boothe, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Billy Kearns, David Healy

Votes: 27

36. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: One False Step (1958)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Stranger on a plane proposes exchanging murders to crime-busting Fed whose wife won't grant him a divorce. A gossip column tips the stranger, a novelist, to the prosecutor's dilemma, so he ... See full summary »

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Richard Long

Votes: 24

37. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: The King in Yellow (1983)

Action, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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King Leopardi was a big celebrity and an even bigger ladykiller, but when he winds up dead in a singer's boudoir all the evidence points to her. Marlowe is hired to find the real killers ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Lise Hilboldt

Votes: 22

38. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Nevada Gas (1983)

Action, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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Mops Parisi is out of the joint and out for revenge. First on the list is his crooked lawyer, Hugo Candless, then the ex-cop who arrested him, one Philip Marlowe. It comes as a surprise ... See full summary »

Director: David Wickes | Stars: Powers Boothe, Kathryn Leigh Scott, John Terry, Billy Kearns

Votes: 21

39. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: Red Wind (1995)

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

5.9
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In 1940s, sympathetic African American L.A. shamus Philip Marlowe helps a dame in trouble whose lovers are offing each other over a possibly fake pearl necklace. He must also deal with a racist cop that's investigating the murders.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Danny Glover, Kelly Lynch, Dan Hedaya, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 21

40. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: I'll Be Waiting (1993)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Eve Cressy hides in a fancy hotel awaiting the return of her vengeful gangster ex-lover from prison. She meets Tony Reseck, the hotel dick, whose attempt to protect her ends in violence.

Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Bruno Kirby, Marg Helgenberger, Jon Polito, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 20

41. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Smart Aleck Kill (1983)

Action, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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Marlowe finds himself in grave danger when he discovers that a popular young Hollywood actor he was hired to protect has been murder and the movie studio that the guy worked for wants to cover it up.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Powers Boothe, Michael Shannon, Liza Ross, Vickery Turner

Votes: 20

42. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Guns at Cyrano's (1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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Marlowe is hired to protect a young boxer who's being pressured to take a dive.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Powers Boothe, Roxanne Hart, Cec Linder, Mark Humphrey

Votes: 19

43. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Spanish Blood (1986)

Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Marlowe's friend called Spanish has been murdered and Marlowe suspects that the district attorney the man was running against might be behind the hit.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Powers Boothe, Helen Shaver, Mavor Moore, Dixie Seatle

Votes: 19

44. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Trouble Is My Business (1986)

Action, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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Marlowe is hired to try and get a naive young man in love, who happens to be the nephew of a millionaire, to break it off with his girlfriend, after his uncle begins to suspect that she's with him just for his money.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Powers Boothe, Kate Reid, Jennifer Dale, Booth Savage

Votes: 19

45. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Pickup on Noon Street (1986)

Action, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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Marlow is investigating the murder of a young girl. A night club cigarette girl called Token Ware might know more. The club's owner and a shady actor stand in his way. He also gets framed for extortion.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Powers Boothe, Robin Givens, Kate Trotter, Christopher Newton

Votes: 18

46. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Finger Man (1983)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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Marlowe is subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury investigating the mob murder of a district attorney he was hired to bodyguard. Throw in a femme fatale and Marlowe has his hands full ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Gayle Hunnicutt, Ed Bishop

Votes: 17

47. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama

6.6
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Live anthology series featuring a wide format of stories, e.g., western, musical comedy, dramatic, etc.

Stars: William Gaxton, Ralph Riggs, Ian Keith, Dane Clark

Votes: 15

48. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Red Wind (1986)

Action, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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Marlowe is investigating the possible theft of a pearl necklace, which leads him to the deadly discovery of a scandalous affair.

Director: Martin Lavut | Stars: Powers Boothe, Linda Griffiths, Maury Chaykin, Frank Pellegrino

Votes: 15

49. Philip Marlowe (1959–1960)
Episode: Murder Is a Grave Affair (1960)

26 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Director: Paul Stewart | Stars: Philip Carey, Gene Nelson, Connie Hines, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 11

50. Philip Marlowe (1959–1960)
Episode: The Ugly Duckling (1959)

26 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Donna Raymond is a vixen who has her claws in David Jordan, a married man. He is a lawyer who looks after his wealthy wife's interests... See full synopsis »

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Philip Carey, Virginia Gregg, Rhys Williams, James Griffith

Votes: 9