Marlowe (1969)

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… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1969
DVD Release Date: April 24, 1991
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Carr
Film School Rejects

enjoyable as a period piece, letting us see an older character in a then-modern setting

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Garner's not the best Marlowe, but he's far from the worst - which also applies to this movie.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A thoroughly enjoyable Philip Marlowe mystery.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Very enjoyable mystery with Garner terrific in the lead, The film definitely has shades of Jim Rockford looking back at it now.
monty hawes
James Garner is LA private detective Marlowe who is hired by a young girl to find her missing brother. What starts as a simple job turns into a mystery… More