Movies Written By Dashiell Hammett

This is a list of films written by Dashiell Hammett, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Dashiell Hammett is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Dashiell Hammett screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Dashiell Hammett films are not included on this list. Dashiell Hammett has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Dashiell Hammett films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

Everything from Watch on the Rhine to The Glass Key is included on this list.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Dashiell Hammett write?" and "How many movies did Dashiell Hammett write?"

This list includes almost all of Dashiell Hammett's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Dashiell Hammett wrote in order to find out more about each individual Dashiell Hammett film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Dashiell Hammett films. {#nodes}

  • After the Thin Man
    William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart
    • Released: 1936
    • Directed by: W. S. Van Dyke
    Recently returned home from vacation, private detective Nick Charles (William Powell) and his socialite wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), are back on the case when Nora's cousin, Selma (Elissa Landi), reports ...more

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  • No Good Deed
    Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgård
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Bob Rafelson
    Police Detective Jack Friar (Samuel L. Jackson) is searching for a runaway teen when he's taken hostage by a band of thieves. Tyrone (Stellan Skarsgard), the group's leader, decides to leave their ...more
  • Shadow of the Thin Man
    William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: W. S. Van Dyke
    In San Francisco, retired Detective Nick Charles (William Powell) and his attractive wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), learn from police Lt. Abrams of the murder of a race jockey, but Nick refuses to get ...more

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  • The Glass Key is a novel by Dashiell Hammett, said to be his favorite among his works. It was first published as serial in Black Mask in 1930, then was collected in 1931, and tells the story of ...more
  • The Glass Key
    Brian Donlevy, Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake
    • Released: 1942
    • Directed by: Stuart Heisler
    In this slick updating of Dashiell Hammet's crime novel, political boss Paul Madvig (Brian Donlevy) falls for reform politician Ralph Henry's attractive daughter Janet (Veronica Lake), despite the ...more

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  • Watch on the Rhine
    Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: Herman Shumlin
    Anti-Fascist German engineer Kurt Muller (Paul Lukas), with his American-born wife, Sara (Bette Davis), and their three children, returns to the United States in 1940 after spending 17 years in ...more

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