Murder, My Sweet Reviews

August 13, 2020
The dialogue is the most interesting and unique aspect of this tough-as-nails thriller: film noir talk is like a language all its own.
September 29, 2019
Murder, My Sweet (1944) was to be released with the original title of its literary source, writer Raymond Chandler's 1940 novel Farewell, My Lovely, although it was changed so that fans of 30s song-and-dance star Dick Powell...
October 3, 2015
Treats us to some savory snatches of dialogue in the best noir tradition.
February 25, 2007
April 6, 2006
From its strongly accented camera angles and darkness-drenched nighttime action to the hardboiled narration of a cynical Los Angeles gumshoe outfitted in trenchcoat and fedora, Murder, My Sweet is pure Detective Noir 101.
June 29, 2005
March 22, 2005
Offers a delirious blend of violence, drug-induced hallucinations, and sexuality.
October 15, 2004
Powell is glib and great in one of the best hard boilers ever.
July 13, 2004
Any way you look at it, 1944 was a great year for fans of Raymond Chandler and film noir.
June 26, 2004
What really fills out the film is Dmytryk's jazzy application of Orson Welles's RKO set-design.
April 3, 2004
August 22, 2003
July 30, 2003
June 15, 2003
Possibly the best attempt at bring Raymond Chandler to the screen.
October 1, 2002
July 25, 2001
January 1, 2000