Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films

1. Double Indemnity (1944) Double Indemnity (1944)
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An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 107 mins.
2. The Third Man (1949) The Third Man (1949)
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime. Dir: Carol Reed With: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 104 mins.
3. His Kind of Woman (1951) His Kind of Woman (1951)
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A deported gangster's plan to re-enter the USA involves skulduggery at a Mexican resort, and gambler Dan Milner is caught in the middle. Dir: John Farrow With: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Vincent Price Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 120 mins.
4. Gilda (1946) Gilda (1946)
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Johnny Farrell is a gambling cheat who turns straight to work for an unsettling casino owner Ballin Mundson. But things take a turn for Johnny as his alluring ex-lover appears as Mundson's wife, and Mundson's machinations begin to unravel. Dir: Charles Vidor With: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 110 mins.
5. Sunset Blvd. (1950) Sunset Blvd. (1950)
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. Dir: Billy Wilder With: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim Drama | Film-Noir 110 mins.
6. The Narrow Margin (1952) The Narrow Margin (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A woman planning to testify against the mob must be protected against their assassins on the train trip from Chicago to Los Angeles. Dir: Richard Fleischer With: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White Film-Noir | Thriller 71 mins.
7. Strangers on a Train (1951) Strangers on a Train (1951)
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A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 101 mins.
8. The Maltese Falcon (1941) The Maltese Falcon (1941)
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A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 100 mins.
9. The Night of the Hunter (1955) The Night of the Hunter (1955)
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A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. Dir: Charles Laughton With: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 92 mins.
10. Touch of Evil (1958) Touch of Evil (1958)
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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town. Dir: Orson Welles With: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 95 mins.
11. Kansas City Confidential (1952) Kansas City Confidential (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits. Dir: Phil Karlson With: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 99 mins.
12. Notorious (1946) Notorious (1946)
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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them? Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 101 mins.
13. Split Second (1953) Split Second (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sam Hurley, "Nation's No. 1 killer" with a cold contempt for "heroes," escapes prison with two companions... Dir: Dick Powell With: Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 mins.
14. The Big Sleep (1946) The Big Sleep (1946)
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Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
15. Fury (1936) Fury (1936)
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller United States-PASSED 92 mins.
16. Clash by Night (1952) Clash by Night (1952)
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Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas Drama | Film-Noir 105 mins.
17. The Killing (1956) The Killing (1956)
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 mins.
18. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier. Dir: Lewis Milestone With: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott Drama | Film-Noir 116 mins.
19. The Locket (1946) The Locket (1946)
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Just before a wedding, the bridegroom hears a complex tale painting his lovely bride as devilish and unbalanced. Dir: John Brahm With: Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne Drama | Film-Noir 85 mins.
20. A Cry in the Night (1956) A Cry in the Night (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A deranged man kidnaps the nubile daughter of a police captain. Dir: Frank Tuttle With: Edmond O'Brien, Brian Donlevy, Natalie Wood Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 75 mins.
21. Too Late for Tears (1949) Too Late for Tears (1949)
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Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder. Dir: Byron Haskin With: Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller United States-PASSED 99 mins.
22. Niagara (1953) Niagara (1953)
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As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder. Dir: Henry Hathaway With: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters Film-Noir | Thriller 92 mins.
23. Macao (1952) Macao (1952)
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Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson? Dir: Josef von Sternberg With: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix Adventure | Crime | Drama | Film-Noir United States-PASSED 81 mins.
24. Conflict (1945) Conflict (1945)
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An engineer trapped in an unhappy marriage murders his wife in the hope of marrying her younger sister. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt With: Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Sydney Greenstreet Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 86 mins.
25. Talk About a Stranger (1952) Talk About a Stranger (1952)
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In an idyllic setting, a likable but dangerously volatile twelve-year-old boy tries to settle a score with his disagreeable, mysterious neighbor. Dir: David Bradley With: George Murphy, Nancy Reagan, Billy Gray Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery United States-PASSED 65 mins.