Film Movies Written By Dashiell Hammett

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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.

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After the Thin Man is a 1936 American film, starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, and James Stewart, that is the sequel to the film The Thin Man. The movie presents Powell and Loy as Dashiell Hammett's characters Nick and Nora Charles. The film was directed by W. S. Van Dyke and also featured Elissa Landi, Joseph Calleia, Jessie Ralph, Alan Marshal, and Penny Singleton. This was actually the fourth pairing for Myrna Loy and William Powell. The two made 14 pictures together, six of them in the Thin Man series. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: James Stewart, Myrna Loy, William Powell, Ward Bond, Penny Singleton, + more

Initial Release: 1936

Directed by: W. S. Van Dyke

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No Good Deed is a 2002 crime thriller film directed by Bob Rafelson, his last feature film to date. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgård and Doug Hutchison. The screenplay by Christopher Cannan and Steve Barancik is based on the short story The House on Turk Street by mystery author Dashiell Hammett. The original music score is by Jeff Beal. The film was marketed with the tagline "He was more than a cop. She was more than a thief." It was entered into the 24th Moscow International Film Festival. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Milla Jovovich, Samuel L. Jackson, Emily VanCamp, Stellan Skarsgård, Doug Hutchison, + more

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

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Shadow of the Thin Man is the fourth of the six The Thin Man films. It was released in 1941 and was directed by W. S. Van Dyke. It stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles. Also, in this film their son Nick Jr. is old enough to figure in the comic subplot. Other cast members include Donna Reed and Barry Nelson. This was one of three films in which Stella Adler appeared. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Ava Gardner, Myrna Loy, Donna Reed, William Powell, Louise Beavers, + more

Initial Release: 1941

Directed by: W. S. Van Dyke

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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 gambler and racketeer Ned Beaumont, whose devotion to crooked political boss Paul Madvig leads him to investigate the murder of a local senator's son as a potential gang war brews. Hammett dedicated the novel to onetime lover Nell Martin. There have been two US film adaptations of the novel. A radio adaptation starring Orson Welles aired on March 10, 1939 as part of his Campbell Playhouse program. The book was also a major influence on the Coen brothers 1990 film Miller's Crossing, a film about a ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 1942

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

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