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The Big Sleep (1946)
- AKA: À Beira do Abismo, A hosszú álom, Al borde del abismo, Birlesen Kalbler, De diepe slaap, Den djupa sömnen, Den store søvnen, Der tiefe Schlaf, El gran sueño, El sueño eterno, Hluboký spánek, Hosszú álom, Il grande sonno, La gran dormida, Le grand sommeil, Marlowe går til sagen, Pathos kai aima, Somnul de Veci, Sternwood-mysteriet, Syvä uni, Tote schlafen fest, Utpressning, Veliki san, Wielki sen, Πάθος και αίμα, Глубокий сон, Големият сън
- Country: USA
- IMDB Rating: 8.0
- Genres: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
- Release: 1946-08-31
- Director: Howard Hawks
- Writers: William Faulkner (screen play) , Leigh Brackett (screen play) , Jules Furthman (screen play) , Raymond Chandler (short story "Killer in the Rain")
- Language: English
- Stars: Humphrey Bogart , Lauren Bacall , John Ridgely , Martha Vickers
- Runtime: 114 min
- Awards: 2 wins.
- Plot: The Big Sleep is the story of a private investigator, named Philip Marlowe, hired by a wealthy general to find out and stop his youngest daughter, Carmen, from being blackmailed about her gambling debts; things almost immediately unravel and blow up from here, as Marlowe finds himself deep within a web of love triangles, blackmail, murder, gambling, and organized crime. Marlowe, with the help of the General's eldest daughter, Vivian, skillfully plot to free the family from this web and trap the main main behind much of this mischief, Eddie, to meet his end at the hands of his own henchmen.