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The Maltese Falcon

1941 Rated NR 1hr 40m

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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Movie Details

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1942 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Sydney Greenstreet
  • Best Picture nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 12+
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailers; featurette.