The Maltese Falcon
Humphrey Bogart stars as private eye Sam Spade in this Oscar-nominated noir classic that finds the sultry Miss Wonderly (Mary Astor) seeking out protection from a man named Thursby. Spade's partner (Jerome Cowan) takes the case -- but he winds up dead, along with Thursby. Spade's subsequent hunt for the killer leads him into a world of deception and double-crossing, as a trio of criminals searches for a priceless statue known as the Maltese Falcon.
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- John Huston
- This movie is
- Top 100 Thrills
- Top 100 Movies
- 1942 Academy Award®
- Best Writing nominee
- Best Supporting Actor nominee: Sydney Greenstreet
- Best Picture nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.