Best of Bogart

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1.
The Petrified Forest (1936)
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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. (82 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ Bogart's breakthrough performance in Hollywood. ” - Erlinion
 
2.
Black Legion (1937)
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When a hard-working machinist loses a promotion to a Polish-born worker, he is seduced into joining the secretive Black Legion, which intimidates foreigners through violence. (83 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ Supporting role, but a praised one. ” - Erlinion
 
3.
Dead End (1937)
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The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night. (93 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ The only substantial lead role of the B-movie period. ” - Erlinion
 
4.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ "Keep the change, ya filthy animal!" :)
Also, Bogie gets to be shot down by James Cagney. ” - Erlinion
 
5.
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I. (106 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ Bogie's last movie with James Cagney. ” - Erlinion
 
6.
The Return of Doctor X (1939)
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A hotshot reporter and a young doctor team up to investigate a series of grisly murders and a mysterious sample of synthetic blood. (62 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
“ Bogie in a B-movie horror. A must see! :) ” - Erlinion
 
7.
High Sierra (1941)
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After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort. (100 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ The first step towards real stardom. ” - Erlinion
 
8.
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
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A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. (100 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Third adaptation altogether.

Original novel: The Maltese Falcon (1930)
First adaptation: The Maltese Falcon (1931)
Second adaptation: Satan Met a Lady (1936)

Also, Sam Spade forever. ” - Erlinion
 
9.
All Through the Night (1941)
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Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs. (107 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
“ Bogie against Nazi saboteurs. ” - Erlinion
 
10.
The Big Shot (1942)
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Three time loser Duke Berne risks life in prison with one more armored car robbery. His attorney's wife Lorna... (82 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
“ Bogie's last gangster role. ” - Erlinion
 
11.
Across the Pacific (1942)
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Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed... (97 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Bogie against Japanese spies. ” - Erlinion
 
12.
Casablanca (1942)
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In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ The Big One.

Bogie's first Oscar nomination. ” - Erlinion
 
13.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
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An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic. (126 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Bogie as a WWII sailor. ” - Erlinion
 
14.
Sahara (1943)
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Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with... (97 mins.)
Director: Zoltan Korda
“ Bogie in a tank in the middle of the desert in WWII. ” - Erlinion
 
15.
Passage to Marseille (1944)
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Five patriotic convicts are helped to escape imprisonment in Devil's Island so they can fight for occupied Free French forces against the Nazis. (109 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Bogie is a French convict out against Nazis. ” - Erlinion
 
16.
To Have and Have Not (1944)
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During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer. (100 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Kind of a Casablanca clone - but the first movie featuring Bogie and Lauren Bacall. ” - Erlinion
 
17.
Conflict (1945)
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An engineer trapped in an unhappy marriage murders his wife in the hope of marrying her younger sister. (86 mins.)
“ Psychological thriller with Bogie as the husband - and potential killer. ” - Erlinion
 
18.
The Big Sleep (1946)
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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. (114 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Bogart and Bacall take two.

Also, Philip Marlowe forever. ” - Erlinion
 
19.
Dead Reckoning (1947)
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A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow. (100 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ Bogie as a runaway soldier. ” - Erlinion
 
20.
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
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Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn't tell her he's already married... (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Godfrey
“ A noir love triangle. ” - Erlinion
 
21.
Dark Passage (1947)
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A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence. (106 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
“ Bogart and Bacall take three.

Noir at it's best. ” - Erlinion
 
22.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
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Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. (126 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ A western noir tale of greed. ” - Erlinion
 
23.
Key Largo (1948)
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A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other. (100 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Bogart and Bacall take four.

Hostage crisis in a Florida hotel. ” - Erlinion
 
24.
Knock on Any Door (1949)
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Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him... (100 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ Court room drama with Bogie as defense attorney. ” - Erlinion
 
25.
Tokyo Joe (1949)
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An American returns to Tokyo try to pick up threads of his pre-WW2 life there, but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities. (88 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
“ Bogie owned a bar in Tokyo before the war, now he returns to pick up the threads. ” - Erlinion
 
26.
Chain Lightning (1950)
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Matt Brennan runs into Jo Holloway, the Red Cross girl he romanced in Europe when he was a flyer in World War II... (94 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
“ Romance between a British nurse and an American pilot rekindles after WWII. ” - Erlinion
 
27.
In a Lonely Place (1950)
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A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts... (94 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ An accused screenwriter gets cleared of the charge of murder - but did he did the deed after all?

A masterpiece of film noir. ” - Erlinion
 
28.
The Enforcer (1951)
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A crusading district attorney finally gets a chance to prosecute the organizer and boss of Murder Inc. (87 mins.)
“ Bogie as a district attorney goes after a crime ring of murderers.

Also known as The Enforcer. ” - Erlinion
 
29.
Sirocco (1951)
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A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation. (98 mins.)
“ Bogie gets involved in a rebellion in 1925 Syria. ” - Erlinion
 
30.
The African Queen (1951)
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In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. (105 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ WWI, Africa; a riverboat captain gets caught up in the war.

The lead role that earned Bogie an Oscar, after his second nomination. ” - Erlinion
 
31.
Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)
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With his newspaper about to be sold, crusading editor Ed Hutcheson tries to complete an exposé on gangster Rienzi. (87 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ Bogie as a newspaper editor goes after a gangster. ” - Erlinion
 
32.
Battle Circus (1953)
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Set in Korea and made during the war, this is the love story of a hard-bitten Army surgeon, and a new nurse ready to save the world. (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ Bogie as an Army surgeon in the Korean war. ” - Erlinion
 
33.
Beat the Devil (1953)
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On their way to Africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent British couple. They meet and things happen... (89 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Bogie goes to Africa in parody of the Maltese Falcon. ” - Erlinion
 
34.
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
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When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny. (124 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Mutiny on a warship, and Bogie is at the center of the party.

Bogie's third Oscar nomination. ” - Erlinion
 
35.
Sabrina (1954)
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A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. (113 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ The original. ” - Erlinion
 
36.
The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
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At Maria Vargas' funeral, several people recall who she was and the impact she had on them. Harry Dawes... (128 mins.)
“ Bogie as a screenwriter/director helps a fledgeling starlet along her way. ” - Erlinion
 
37.
We're No Angels (1955)
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Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises. (106 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ A crime comedy about three escaped convicts helping a kindly merchant's family. ” - Erlinion
 
38.
The Left Hand of God (1955)
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At a Catholic mission in China, long-awaited "Father O'Shea" proves to be a tough guy, disturbingly attractive to mission nurse Anne. (87 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Bogie as a catholic missionary in China. ” - Erlinion
 
39.
The Desperate Hours (1955)
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Glen, Hal and Sam are three escaped convicts who move in on and terrorize a suburban household. (112 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Like We're No Angels, but without the comic vein. ” - Erlinion
 
40.
The Harder They Fall (1956)
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Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina. (109 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
“ Bogie as a sports-writer promoting a new boxer in town.

Humphrey Bogart's last work in cinema. ” - Erlinion