Harper | Full Movie

  • UR
  • 2h 1m
  • 1966
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Academy Award winner Paul Newman stars with Hollywood legends Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh and Julie Harris as the tough guy Los Angeles private detective Lew Harper. Down on his luck and almost broke, Harper (Newman--Road to Perdition) takes a job finding the missing husband of Elaine Sampson (Bacall--Birth). But what should be a simple case takes Harper on a downward spiral through the dark side of the entertainment capital. The screenplay by Academy Award winner William Goldman (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men) was based on Ross MacDonald's novel The Moving Target.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TIME Magazine

By combining flamboyant suspense with a sunbaked slice of life and lots of good mean fun, Director...

June 21, 2017
Variety Staff

Director Jack Smight has inserted countless touches which illuminate each character to the highest...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Derek Adams

Enjoyable performances throughout. Just the same, a very minor Big Sleep.

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Bosley Crowther

[Newman] is too fresh, too ruggedly good looking to be consistent as the sort of beat-up slob that...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Noir, Crime, Drama, Mystery
  • Release Date:April 2, 1966
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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