Hammett (1982)

PG  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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.


  • Frederic Forrest and David Patrick Kelly in Hammett (1982)
  • Frederic Forrest in Hammett (1982)
  • Marilu Henner and Frederic Forrest in Hammett (1982)
  • Frederic Forrest in Hammett (1982)
  • Frederic Forrest in Hammett (1982)

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Did You Know?


When director Wim Wenders completed his work, the company Orion was so dissatisfied, that the studio Zoetrope was ordered to re-write and re-shoot nearly the whole movie. Two different versions were produced, but only the second released. According to Wenders ... ...


Crystal Ling: He was good.
Hammett: He was the best - in his heyday.


Plot Summary


Crime | Drama | Mystery


Release Date:

17 September 1982



Country of Origin


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$8,222 (USA) (19 September 1982)


$42,914 (USA)

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