Marlowe
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James Garner is so good as Raymond Chandler's philosophical gumshoe Philip Marlowe that you forget he's totally wrong for the part. Based on Chandler's The Little Sister, Marlowe involves the detective's efforts to locate the missing brother of Orfamay Quest (Sharon Farrell). He follows the clues to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Since both men soon find themselves on the wrong end of an ice pick, Marlowe deduces that there's more to this caper than a mere missing-person case. The plot thickens as more "dramatis personae" are added… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"enjoyable as a period piece, letting us see an older character in a then-modern setting"
‑ Kevin Carr, Film School Rejects
"Garner's not the best Marlowe, but he's far from the worst - which also applies to this movie."
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
"A thoroughly enjoyable Philip Marlowe mystery."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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