The Big Sleep

(1978)

Overview

Private eye Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) investigates a case of blackmail involving the two wild daughters of a rich general, a pornographer and a gangster. This neo-noir remake of the iconic 1946 Bogart film transfers the setting of Raymond Chandler's novel from 1940s California to 1970s London.

  1. Michael Winner

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Raymond Chandler

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum

    Philip Marlowe

  2. Sarah Miles

    Sarah Miles

    Charlotte Sternwood

  3. Candy Clark

    Candy Clark

    Camilla Sternwood

  4. Richard Boone

    Richard Boone

    Lash Cansino

  5. Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

    Agnes Lazelle

Full Cast & Crew

The Big Sleep
The Big Sleep

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 13, 1978
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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