Best Humphrey Bogart Movies

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Best Humphrey Bogart Movies

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Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Michael Curtiz, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains
Rated PG

Casablanca is a 1942 classic romantic drama tragedy set in wartime Casablanca, Morocco during World War II. It stars Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine, a cynical American expatriate running a nightclub in the city. He discovers that his former love, Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman), and her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), have arrived in the city in search of exit visas to escape to America. Forced to choose between his love and helping Laszlo escape the Nazis, Rick ultimately sacrifices his own happiness in an attempt to save the world from fascism. The film also stars Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, and Dooley Wilson. Casablanca is an iconic film that remains one of the most beloved films of all time with its timeless message of unselfish love, courage, and sacrifice.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett
Rated Passed

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a 1948 American adventure drama film directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, and Tim Holt. The story is set in 1920s Mexico and follows three prospectors who search for a huge treasure of gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. After a series of misadventures, the three men discover the gold but also discover that greed is a powerful and destructive force. The film is widely considered one of the most influential films of all time and is widely praised for its exploration of greed, loyalty, and friendship.

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

The Maltese Falcon
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre
Rated Passed

The Maltese Falcon is a 1941 American film noir directed by John Huston in his directorial debut. The movie is based on Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 novel of the same name, and stars Humphrey Bogart as private detective Sam Spade. The story follows Spade as he is hired by a mysterious woman to find a valuable statuette known as the Maltese Falcon. Spade finds himself embroiled in a complex web of lies and deceit as he attempts to unravel the case, while also dealing with rival private detectives, a criminal mastermind, and a slew of dishonest characters. The film was a critical and commercial success, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made.

The Big Sleep (1946)

The Big Sleep
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Howard Hawks, starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers
Rated Passed

The Big Sleep, directed by Howard Hawks in 1946, is a classic noir detective film starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. It follows private detective Philip Marlowe as he is hired to investigate a blackmail case involving the daughter of a wealthy family. Marlowe soon finds himself dealing with a convoluted web of deceit and betrayal involving a family of gangsters, a Spanish gambler, a femme fatale, and a corrupt policeman. As Marlowe digs deeper into the case, he uncovers an even more sinister plot involving murder and extortion. With the help of the beautiful Bacall, Marlowe outwits the criminals and solves the case. The Big Sleep is an iconic film noir that has inspired countless thrillers, and is renowned for its clever dialogue and sharp wit.

To Have and Have Not (1944)

To Have and Have Not
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Howard Hawks, starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran
Rated Passed

To Have and Have Not is a classic romantic adventure directed by Howard Hawks and starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Set on the Caribbean island of Martinique during World War II, the film follows a down-on-his-luck American charter boat captain, Harry Morgan (Bogart), and his unlikely romance with a mysterious young woman, Marie "Slim" Browning (Bacall). When the two become involved in a dangerous scheme to aid the French resistance movement in the fight against the Nazis, they put their lives at risk in the name of freedom and love. The film also features memorable performances from Walter Brennan and Hoagy Carmichael, and is noted for Bacall's famous line, "You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow."

The African Queen (1951)

The African Queen
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull
Rated PG

The African Queen is a 1951 adventure drama directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. Set during World War I, the film follows the unlikely pairing of a hard-drinking riverboat captain, Charlie Allnut (Bogart), and an upright, prim missionary, Rose Sayer (Hepburn) as they navigate the treacherous river on a small boat, the African Queen, and attempt to destroy a German warship. Along the way, they must overcome numerous obstacles, including dangerous rapids, hostile natives, and their own personal differences. As they journey, they grow closer and eventually fall in love, realizing the power of companionship and hope.

The Caine Mutiny (1954)

The Caine Mutiny
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Edward Dmytryk, starring Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray
Rated Not Rated

The Caine Mutiny is a 1954 American drama film directed by Edward Dmytryk and based on the 1951 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. The film tells the story of the crew of the fictional USS Caine, a World War II Navy minesweeper, and its volatile commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander Philip Francis Queeg (Humphrey Bogart). The film follows the crew of the Caine as they become increasingly disenchanted with Queeg's increasingly paranoid and autocratic behavior, and finally revolt against him, leading to his eventual court-martial. The film also examines the moral and ethical conflict between the Caine's officers, headed by the protagonist, Lieutenant Willie Keith (played by Van Johnson), and Queeg, as the officers struggle with the question of whether or not they were justified in disobeying a superior officer. The film was well-received upon its release and was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Sabrina (1954)

Sabrina
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Billy Wilder, starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Walter Hampden
Rated Passed

Sabrina is a romantic comedy by director Billy Wilder, starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden. The story follows the daughter of the chauffeur for a wealthy Long Island family, Sabrina Fairchild, as she falls in love with the family’s son, David Larrabee. David's older brother, Linus, a businessman, convinces David to break Sabrina’s heart so that she will return to Paris and not interfere with David’s playboy lifestyle. After a stint in Paris, Sabrina returns a sophisticated woman and captures both David’s and Linus’ hearts. They are then left with a difficult choice between love and duty, ultimately leading to a happy ending for Sabrina and her true love.

Dark Passage (1947)

Dark Passage
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Delmer Daves, starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead
Rated Passed

Dark Passage is a classic noir thriller starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. It follows the story of a convict, Vincent Parry (Bogart), who is wrongfully accused of killing his wife. After escaping from prison, Parry undergoes plastic surgery in order to change his identity and hide from the police. With the help of Irene Jansen (Bacall), a sympathetic stranger, Parry tries to track down the real murderer. As the police close in, Parry discovers the truth about his wife's murder. Dark Passage is a taut and suspenseful film which features some classic performances by Bogart and Bacall.

 



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