Detective stories trace their lineage back to Edgar Allen Poe, but it’s hard-boiled detective fiction penned by authors like Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler that has made the most impression on cinema, as evidenced by Flickchart’s Top Ten Detective Films.
Tagged: Touch of Evil
“What does it matter what you say about people?”
“I might just kick your nasty ass all over this room.”
“Can you dig it?”
“I hear your voice all the time. Every man has your voice.”