almost 2 years
Bogart delivers a powerhouse performance in this tale of greed and obsession. 5/5
over 2 years
Not what I expected, but an awesome depiction of greed and corruption in the Gold Rush.
over 3 years
not what I expected, melodramatic and slow, but some good performances make it watchable
over 4 years
A gripping adventure with an unforgettable climax. What more can you ask from a classic?
over 5 years
One of the best films depicting greed and paranoia ever. A must watch for any movie lover.
almost 6 years
Everyone's a bit mad by the end of it.
One of my favourites. Great performances from most of the leads to match a great script.
over 6 years
Bogart is fantastic in this classic about several men with a whole lot of gold.
over 6 years
A classic film. Bogart and gold fever.
Bogie gets the gold bug. Highly recommend to any classic film lover
over 7 years
A fantastic descent into madness. Humphrey Bogart is phenomenal outside his range.
A timeless classic of storytelling and human nature. A must see film!
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a 1948 American film written and directed by John Huston, a feature film adaptation of B. Traven's 1927 novel of the same name, in which two impecunious Americans Fred C. Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Bob Curtin (Tim Holt) during the 1920s in Mexico join with an old-timer, Howard (Walter Huston, the director's father), to prospect for gold. The old-timer accurately predicts trouble, but is willing to go anyway.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre was one of the first Hollywood films to be filmed almost entirely on location outside the United States (in the state of Durango and street scenes in Tampico, Mexico), although the night scenes were filmed back in the studio. The film is quite faithful to the novel. In 1990, this film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
By the 1920s the violence of the Mexican Revolution had largely...