Hammett

Impressed by Wim Wenders's obvious talent, Francis Coppola invited the German director to come to America and make a Hollywood film. The project chosen was a highly fictionalized account of the exploits of famed detective novelist Dashiell Hammett. Set in 1920s San Francisco, the film follows Hammett (Frederic Forrest) as he leaves the Pinkerton Detective...read more

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Hammett - Official Trailer
02:32 — Detective Dashiell Hammett thought that he had left his old life behind when he retired to become a writer. But when his ex-boss brings him on for one (more…)

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Impressed by Wim Wenders's obvious talent, Francis Coppola invited the German director to come to America and make a Hollywood film. The project chosen was a highly fictionalized account of the exploits of famed detective novelist Dashiell Hammett. Set in… (more)

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