Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films
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.
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.
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.
The Mask of Dimitrios
Mystery writer Cornelius Leyden becomes intrigued when the murdered body of a vicious career criminal washes up in the Bosphorus. Dir: Jean Negulesco With: Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Zachary Scott Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 95 mins.
An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi. Dir: Orson Welles With: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 95 mins.
99 River Street
An former boxer, turned cab driver, has to hide from the police, when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with. Dir: Phil Karlson With: John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter Action | Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 83 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 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.
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.
A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot. Dir: Jacques Tourneur With: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 87 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 92 mins.
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins. Dir: Robert Siodmak With: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 97 mins.
After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt With: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 108 mins.
Lady in the Lake
The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder. Dir: Robert Montgomery With: Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery 105 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.
Act of Violence
An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp.. Dir: Fred Zinnemann With: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh Thriller | Film-Noir | Drama 82 mins.
The Face Behind the Mask
A disfigured watchmaker with a grudge against society embarks on a life of crime. Dir: Robert Florey With: Peter Lorre, Evelyn Keyes, Don Beddoe Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 69 mins.
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.
The People Against O'Hara
Jim Curtayne, formerly a successful defense attorney who is now a recovering alcoholic, attempts a comeback when he defends a neighbor's son a homicide charge. Dir: John Sturges With: Spencer Tracy, Pat O'Brien, Diana Lynn Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 102 mins.
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.
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.