Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films
The Postman Always Rings Twice
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband... but even once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions. Dir: Tay Garnett With: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 113 mins.
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.
The Maltese Falcon
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.
The Third Man
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.
An insurance rep 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.
Touch of Evil
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.
The Night of the Hunter
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 | Film-Noir | Thriller 93 mins.
Strangers on a Train
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.
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.
The Big Sleep
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.
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.
Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret which he will do anything to protect, even if that means driving his wife insane. Dir: George Cukor With: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall. Dir: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson With: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley Action | Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller United States-PASSED 93 mins.
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating. Dir: Otto Preminger With: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 88 mins.
The Thin Man
Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke With: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan Comedy | Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery 91 mins.
The Petrified Forest
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. Dir: Archie Mayo With: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 82 mins.
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 111 mins.
The Blue Gardenia
A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 90 mins.
After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but can't win the approval of her spoiled daughter. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 111 mins.
A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 100 mins.
The Asphalt Jungle
A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel. Dir: John Huston With: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen Crime | Film-Noir | Drama 112 mins.
The sinister boss of a South American casino finds that his right-hand man Johnny and his sensuous new wife Gilda already know each other. Dir: Charles Vidor With: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 110 mins.
The Naked City
Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model... Dir: Jules Dassin With: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 96 mins.
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.
Out of the Past
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames. Dir: Jacques Tourneur With: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 97 mins.