#97. The Long Goodbye (1973)



– Director: Robert Altman

– Metascore: 87

– Runtime: 112 minutes

Elliott Gould stars as Philip Marlowe, a private investigator who is caught up in the mysterious death of a close friend’s wife. Gould made five movies with Robert Altman, starting with “M.A.S.H.” in 1970. Altman dedicated the movie to Dan Blocker, an actor on the television Western “Bonanza” who had recently died. Altman had directed several episodes of the TV series.