A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Director: John Huston
Starring: Peter Lorre, Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George
Running time: 2h 14 mins (the full running time, inclusive of trailers)
In this classic of the film noir genre, hard-boiled private eye Sam Spade (the indomitable Humphrey Bogart) is approached by a mysterious woman who offers him considerable cash in exchange for protection from a man named Floyd Thursby. Turns out he’s not the only man Spade needs to worry about, and soon he finds himself caught in a web of murder, corruption and crime, all leading to one particular prize: a Maltese falcon statuette.