The Big Sleep (1946) Poster



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Version of 

Robert Montgomery Presents: The Big Sleep (1950) (TV Episode)
Based on the same novel.
The Big Sleep (1978)
Based on the same novel.

Edited into 

Dirty Harry's Way (1971) (Short)
This Is It (2009)
footage used

Referenced in 

Before the Revolution (1964)
A character talks about the film.
Alphaville (1965)
Gumshoe (1971)
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
There is a poster for the film in Allan's apartment.
Shamus (1973)
Shamus McCoy (Burt Reynolds) character is a tribute to Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart) in this film; McCoy's meeting in cold study with E.J. Hume resembles Marlow's meeting with General Sternwood in a hot greenhouse; McCoy enters bookstore in order to keep an eye on someone in a business across the street, seduces the shopgirl, who pulls the closed shade, and after an unseen tryst, offers the gazette, which is nearly identical to scene with Humphrey Bogart and Dorothy Malone.
Take Off (1978)
Bogie parody character reads the book TBS and falls asleep
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
Character's name
Remington Steele: Steele Flying High (1983) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by a character.
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)
Musical score heard during Bogie and Bacall's last wardrobe test.
This Girl for Hire (1983) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned by B.T.'s mother
Remington Steele: Elementary Steele (1984) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
Future Schlock (1984)
The narrator mentions that the cops are "not exactly Spade or Marlowe"
Money Hunt: The Mystery of the Missing Link (1984) (Video)
title reference
The Singing Detective (1986) (TV Mini-Series)
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Big Goodbye (1988) (TV Episode)
The title is an amalgamation of this story and The Long Goodbye, both about detective Philip Marlowe, who is highly reminiscent of the Dixon Hill character in this episode.
Valerie: The Big Sleep (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Quantum Leap: Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953 (1989) (TV Episode)
Sam says, "It's not gonna be Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe or Thomas Magnum."
Hunter: The Fifth Victim (1989) (TV Episode)
Hunter and McCall argue about a quote possibly being from the film.
Fourth Story (1991) (TV Movie)
Ca. 10 min into the film Valerie McCoughlin references Humphrey Bogart in the role of Philip Marlowe. And there is a cardboard cut-out of Bogey in that role standing in the corner of David Shepard's office.
The Wonder Years: White Lies (1992) (TV Episode)
Kevin and Winnie watch this film on TV.
Doogie Howser, M.D.: The Big Sleep... Not! (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) (TV Episode)
Guessed by Crow while playing charades
Wings: The Big Sleep (1995) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Deadly Outbreak (1995) (Video)
Bogart: The Untold Story (1996) (TV Movie)
subtitle on clip
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: "She's suddenly in Phillip Marlowe's office."
Grim Fandango (1998) (Video Game)
Hector's greenhouse
Pocket Dragon Adventures: The Big Nap (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Homicide: Life on the Street: A Case of Do or Die (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the films playing in a Bogart double feature the night Blowen was killed.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The Big Sleep (1999) (TV Episode)
The episode title is named after the movie.
A Touch of Frost: Private Lives (1999) (TV Episode)
Frost compares the heat of the greenhouse to the opening scene of Bogart's Spade interview in Gen. Sternwood's greenhouse.
Diagnosis Murder: Bringing Up Barbie (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the three Humphrey Bogart movies Mark says he intends to watch.
On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Max Payne (2001) (Video Game)
While on an elevator, Max talks about feeling like "Bogart as Marlowe". Humphrey Bogart played Phillip Marlowe in The Big Sleep.
Exhumed (2003) (Video)
character based on Lauren Bacall's performance
Biography: Humphrey Bogart (2003) (TV Episode)
Trailer used, film discussed
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Scavenger (2004) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned.
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
Film advertisement is shown in a newspaper.
The Commission (2005) (Short)
"The Commission" opens with a shot-for-shot recreation of the trailer for "The Big Sleep."
A Conversation with Lars von Trier About the Europe Trilogy (2005) (Video)
mentioned in the documentary
Masters of Horror: Pick Me Up (2006) (TV Episode)
story about a snake that talks like Humphrey Bogart giving a girl "the big sleep"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.206 (2006) (TV Episode)
all Jeopardy! round category titles are Humphrey Bogart references, including "The Big Sleep"
Shadows of Suspense (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Veronica Mars: Hi, Infidelity (2006) (TV Episode)
Seen on a marque at the Noir fest that Keith Mars attends
The New Worst Witch: The Big Sleep (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Andy Barker, P.I.: The Big No Sleep (2007) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Chacun son cinéma ou Ce petit coup au coeur quand la lumière s'éteint et que le film commence (2007)
A poster of this film is seen in Kaurismäki's segment.
Valimo (2007) (Short)
A poster is shown.
Behind the Riverside (2007) (Video)
Down by the Riversise is discussed as being influence of Sam Spade
Down by the Riverside (2007)
Dialogue reference
Yesterday Was a Lie (2008)
multiple homages throughout film
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Appears on Hollywood history sign on Hollywood Boulevard.
Pinky and Perky Show: The Pig Sleep (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.164 (2010) (TV Episode)
Alex Trebek imitates Humphrey Bogart while reading an $800 clue about the novel in the category "I Detect a Detective"
NCIS: One Last Score (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo
L.A. Noire (2011) (Video Game)
One of the 50 gold film reels you can find.
German Grusel - Die Edgar Wallace-Serie (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned as an example of a popular post-WWII movie based on an American crime novel.
Gossip Girl: The Big Sleep No More (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference
Rake: Greene vs Hole (2012) (TV Episode)
Polly mentions it in conversation.
Vampira and Me (2012)
Title mentioned.
Life Itself (2014)
Movie listed on Ebert's website.
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
TJ says that a good detective should have a name with flavor like Sam Spade or Philip Marlowe.
Film '72: Episode #44.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Inherent Vice (2014)
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.46 (2015) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "A Bogie Festival" category
Last Man Standing: The Big Sleepover (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference
This Life: Dark Retreat (2015) (TV Episode)
Andrew mentions that this is his favorite classic movie.
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Eddie breaks up a pornography racket just like Phillip Marlowe walks through a pornography racket.
Hap and Leonard: Ticking Mojo (2017) (TV Episode)
Hap says he went to see a Howard Hawks double feature of The Big Sleep and Red River on September 9, 1986


Featured in 

Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Shown at a movie theatre in the film
Okay for Sound (1946) (Short)
A Little Romance (1979)
In the opening sequence, Daniel watches the film, subtitled in French.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Bogart: The Untold Story (1996) (TV Movie)
clips with Shelby Payne
The Best of Film Noir (1999) (Video)
Clips shown.
Negative Space (2000) (TV Short)
Clip shown and discussed.
Pulp Cinema (2001) (Video)
Clips shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Philip Marlowe is #32 on the "Heroes" list.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
footage appears throughout
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Smallville: Noir (2007) (TV Episode)
Chloe and Jimmy watch this movie together.
The Brothers Warner (2007) (TV Movie)
film clip
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
The Rules of Film Noir (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and discussed
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
Bazil watches this film in a video store. Also, poster is shown.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Timeshift: The Smoking Years (2012) (TV Episode)
excerpt shown
Arena: Screen Goddesses (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to illustrate points
Pretty Little Liars: Cat's Cradle (2013) (TV Episode)
Aria and Jake watch "The big sleep" together.
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)
Clips shown
Supergirl: Supergirl Lives (2017) (TV Episode)
The film is playing on television in Kara's apartment.

Spoofed in 

The Big Snooze (1946) (Short)
The Cheap Detective (1978)
The scene where Lou Peckinpaugh meets Ezra and Jezebel Desire spoofs the scene where Philip Marlowe meets General and Carmen Sternwood.
Mama's Family: The Big Nap (1990) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a spoof on the 1946 detective film
A Murder Story (2012) (Short)
Phillip Marlowe is mentioned and parodied
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
The scene in Silverman's office.

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