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Marlowe (2007)

Legendary private eye Philip Marlowe takes on new cases.

Director:

Rob Bowman

Writers:

Raymond Chandler (characters), Greg Pruss (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Ara Anton Ara Anton ... Cop
Sherman Augustus ... John Whelan
Michael Patrick Breen Michael Patrick Breen ... Night Club Patron
Jessica A. Caesar ... Jazz Dancer
William Stanford Davis ... Bartender
Christopher Eaton ... Adam Denzler
Aja Evans Aja Evans ... Shauna
Marcos A. Ferraez ... Zack Battis
Adam Goldberg ... Frank Olmeier
Joy Jolise ... Tracy's friend
Shawna Kaszer Shawna Kaszer ... Tracy's Friend (as Shawna Sutherland)
Lisa LoCicero ... Stephanie Church
Amelie McKendry ... Dancer
Jaime Ray Newman ... Tracy Faye
Dennis Nusbaum Dennis Nusbaum ... Eddie the club owner (scenes deleted)
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Legendary private eye Philip Marlowe takes on new cases.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Color
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One of the weakest Marlowe adaptations
23 January 2015 | by mark_r_harrisSee all my reviews

I can tell why this pilot was not picked up; it lacks distinction. And apart from the protagonist's name, the Los Angeles setting, and a few lame quotations of famous phrases ("Trouble is my business"), it also lacks any meaningful relationship to Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe stories. Jason O'Mara's thoroughly modern P.I., confident, sexy, and smirky, certainly does not recall Marlowe's cynical, thoughtful personality in any way whatsoever. And while I enjoy watching hunky television actors in their late 30s and early 40s as well as the next gay guy - you could even call me an aficionado - there is just not enough going on with the character. Or anything here, really.


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