Shamus

  • 1973
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy, Crime

Based on Raymond Chandler's THE BIG SLEEP, this film at first appears to be a parody of that classic but then settles into being merely a copy. Reynolds plays it for laughs and manages to give the feeble comedy lines the right delivery which helps a bit. He's a Brooklyn private eye who sleeps on a pool table above a billiard parlor. He gets a phone call...read more

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Based on Raymond Chandler's THE BIG SLEEP, this film at first appears to be a parody of that classic but then settles into being merely a copy. Reynolds plays it for laughs and manages to give the feeble comedy lines the right delivery which helps a bit. H… (more)

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