- For the novel, see Literature.TheBigSleep
- For the film, see Film.TheBigSleep
- For the Death Trope named after them, see Big Sleep.
The Big Sleep
The Big Sleep is a novel by Raymond Chandler that was made into a film by Howard Hawks in 1946. Both the original novel and the movie are considered classics, and the latter is a quintessential example of the Film Noir genre.