Deadfall made 20 years later.
A series of films; faithful adaptation to the comic books and particulary the graphic novels such as Year One, The Long Halloween and Dark Victory. The atmosphere is pretty much similiar to the animated series from the 90s.
When Johnny Morrison and his friends Buzz and George get home from World War 2, Johnny finds that his wife Helen has taken up with club owner Eddie Harwood. Before long, Helen turns up dead. Johnny is suspected, but he wonders what Buzz was up to that night; unfortunately, Buzz's war trauma gives him memory blackouts. And the woman who Johnny meets by chance turns out to be Harwood's estranged wife Joyce.
The plot finds detective Philip Marlowe in the employ of General Sternwood, a wealthy but dying oil tycoon. Sternwood wants Marlowe to track down a blackmailer who is trying to bleed some money out of the old general. The problem is Sternwood's two daughters, Carmen and Vivian. Both women have major problems; Carmen is just plain weird, suffering from seizures and a penchant for sleeping around with scum of the earth types. Vivian is not much better; she is a heavy gambler who dates (and marries) mob types. In the course of working the case, Marlowe uncovers underground pornography shops, …
A married woman, Phyllis Dietrichson with murder on her mind attempts to trick her husband into signing a policy that pays double for accidental death.
Hollis Mulwray is a chief engineer of the water department. Ida Sessions, pretending to be his wife Evelyn, asks private investigator Jake Gittes to investigate his adulterous ways. Jake takes photos of Hollis with a young lady. Hollis then turns up murdered, which Jake decides to investigate. Jake finds more than he was looking for. He discovers a plot to buy cheap, unwatered land for low prices, water the land, and sell it for millions of dollars. The plot is masterminded by one Noah Cross, who is Evelyn's father and Hollis' one-time business partner. His investigation leads him to an …
An out of work pulp fiction novelist, Holly Martins, travels at the invitation of an old-school friend (Harry Lime), to a post war Vienna divided into sectors by the victorious allies, and where a shortage of supplies has lead to a flourishing black market. Upon arriving, he learns that Lime has recently died in a peculiar traffic accident. From talking to Lime's friends and associates Martins soon notices that some of the stories are inconsistent, and determines to discover what really happened to Harry Lime.
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