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Hammett (1982)

PG
97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco.
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Joseph F. Biroc (as Joseph Biroc)
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Sep 17, 1982 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Frederic Forrest
Hammett Hammett   See fewer
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Peter Boyle
Jimmy Ryan Jimmy Ryan   See fewer
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Marilu Henner
Kit Conger / Sue Alabama Kit Conger / Sue Alabama   See fewer
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Roy Kinnear
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Elisha Cook Jr.
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Lydia Lei
Crystal Ling Crystal Ling   See fewer
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R.G. Armstrong
Lt. O'Mara Lt. O'Mara   See fewer
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Richard Bradford
Detective Bradford Detective Bradford   See fewer
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Michael Chow
Fong Wei Tau Fong Wei Tau   See fewer
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David Patrick Kelly
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Sylvia Sidney
Donaldina Cameron Donaldina Cameron   See fewer
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Jack Nance
Gary Salt Gary Salt   See fewer
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Elmer Kline
Doc Fallon Doc Fallon   See fewer
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Samuel Fuller
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Lloyd Kino
Barber Barber   See fewer
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Fox Harris
Frank the News Vendor Frank the News Vendor   See fewer
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Rose Wong
Chinese Laundress Chinese Laundress   See fewer
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Liz Roberson
Lady in the Library Lady in the Library   See fewer
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Jean-François Ferreol
French Sailor (as Jean Francois Ferreol) French Sailor (as Jean Francois Ferreol)   See fewer
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Alison Hong
Young Chinese Girl Young Chinese Girl   See fewer
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Patricia Kong
Chinese Girl in Fong's Chinese Girl in Fong's   See fewer
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Lisa Lu
Miss Cameron's Assistant Miss Cameron's Assistant   See fewer
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Andrew Winner
Bank Guard Bank Guard   See fewer
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Kenji Shibuya
Chinese Bouncer Chinese Bouncer   See fewer
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James Quinn
Fong's Guard Fong's Guard   See fewer
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Mark Anger
Bartender in Cookies' Bar Bartender in Cookies' Bar   See fewer
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James Devney
Police Projectionist Police Projectionist   See fewer
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Hank Worden
Pool Room Attendant Pool Room Attendant   See fewer
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Christopher Day
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Ciceley Rush
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Chris Alcaide
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Ben Breslauer
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James Brodhead
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John Hamilton
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John T. Spiotta
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Ross Thomas
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6.5 / 10 | 2,721 votes