Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 117 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 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.
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.
Ace in the Hole
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur Drama | Film-Noir 111 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 female 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 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.
Touch of Evil
Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town. Dir: Orson Welles With: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 95 mins.
Kiss of Death
With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise. Dir: Henry Hathaway With: Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 98 mins.
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him. Dir: Otto Preminger With: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill Crime | Film-Noir | Drama 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 Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 93 mins.
Crooks plan and execute a daring racetrack robbery. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 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 Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 111 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 Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 88 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.
Sweet Smell of Success
Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician. Dir: Alexander Mackendrick With: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison Drama | Film-Noir 96 mins.
In a Lonely Place
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts... Dir: Nicholas Ray With: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 94 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 United States-PASSED 114 mins.
A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn Dir: Raoul Walsh With: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 114 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 Reckless Moment
After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal. Dir: Max Ophüls With: James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks Drama | Film-Noir 82 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.
Walk Softly, Stranger
A charming, smooth-talking gambler calling himself Chris Hale arrives in Ashton, home of the Corelli shoe factory... Dir: Robert Stevenson With: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Spring Byington Crime | Film-Noir | Drama | Romance 81 mins.