Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films

1. The Window (1949) The Window (1949)
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To avoid the heat of a sweltering summer night a 9 year old Manhattan boy decides to sleep on the fire escape and witnesses a murder, no one will believe him. Dir: Ted Tetzlaff With: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 73 mins.
2. Force of Evil (1948) Force of Evil (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket. Dir: Abraham Polonsky With: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 78 mins.
3. Scarface (1932) Scarface (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.
4. Sunset Blvd. (1950) Sunset Blvd. (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship. Dir: Billy Wilder With: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim Drama | Film-Noir 110 mins.
5. Murder, My Sweet (1944) Murder, My Sweet (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit. Dir: Edward Dmytryk With: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 95 mins.
6. Malaya (1949) Malaya (1949)
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Newspaperman Royer convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese. Carnahan is let out of prison to help. Dir: Richard Thorpe With: Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, Valentina Cortese Adventure | Drama | Film-Noir | War 98 mins.
7. He Ran All the Way (1951) He Ran All the Way (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Nick and his partner Al stage a payroll holdup. Al is shot and Nick kills a policeman. Nick hides out at a public pool, where he meets Peg Dobbs. They go back to her apartment and he forces her family to hide him from the police manhunt. Dir: John Berry With: John Garfield, Shelley Winters, Wallace Ford Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 77 mins.
8. Dial M for Murder (1954) Dial M for Murder (1954)
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An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 105 mins.
9. 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.
10. The Maltese Falcon (1941) The Maltese Falcon (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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 Film-Noir | Mystery 100 mins.
11. The Third Man (1949) The Third Man (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime. Dir: Carol Reed With: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 104 mins.
12. Double Indemnity (1944) Double Indemnity (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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 | Mystery | Thriller 107 mins.
13. The Racket (1951) The Racket (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In New York, two honest cops try to hinder a crime syndicate from moving into the precinct and also to prevent the mob's plan of electing a corrupt prosecutor to a judgeship. Dir: John Cromwell With: Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott, Robert Ryan Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 88 mins.
14. The Naked City (1948) The Naked City (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder. Dir: Jules Dassin With: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 96 mins.
15. Gun Crazy (1950) Gun Crazy (1950)
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A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is. Dir: Joseph H. Lewis With: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 87 mins.
16. 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 | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 95 mins.
17. Notorious (1946) Notorious (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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.
18. Strangers on a Train (1951) Strangers on a Train (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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.
19. 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.
20. Cornered (1945) Cornered (1945)
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Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina. Dir: Edward Dmytryk With: Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 102 mins.
21. 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 | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 mins.
22. Key Largo (1948) Key Largo (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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 Action | Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 100 mins.
23. Gaslight (1944) Gaslight (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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 that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane. Dir: George Cukor With: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller United States-PASSED 114 mins.
24. Gilda (1946) Gilda (1946)
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A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer. Dir: Charles Vidor With: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 110 mins.
25. Laura (1944) Laura (1944)
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A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating. Dir: Otto Preminger With: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 88 mins.