Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films

1. The Maltese Falcon (1941) The Maltese Falcon (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 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 Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 100 mins.
2. The Roaring Twenties (1939) The Roaring Twenties (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I. Dir: Raoul Walsh With: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 106 mins.
3. Murder, My Sweet (1944) Murder, My Sweet (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 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.
4. Sunset Blvd. (1950) Sunset Blvd. (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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.
5. D.O.A. (1950) D.O.A. (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why. Dir: Rudolph Maté With: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 83 mins.
6. The Big Sleep (1946) The Big Sleep (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.
7. An Act of Murder (1948) An Act of Murder (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A hard-line judge is tempted toward mercy-killing by his wife's terminal cancer. Dir: Michael Gordon With: Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Florence Eldridge Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 91 mins.
8. The Third Man (1949) The Third Man (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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.
9. Double Indemnity (1944) Double Indemnity (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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.
10. White Heat (1949) White Heat (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.
11. Strangers on a Train (1951) Strangers on a Train (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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.
12. Scene of the Crime (1949) Scene of the Crime (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Homicide detective Mike Conovan investigates the shooting of fellow detective Monigan...who apparrently was moonlighting as guard for a bookie... Dir: Roy Rowland With: Van Johnson, Arlene Dahl, Gloria DeHaven Crime | Film-Noir | Drama 94 mins.
13. The Night of the Hunter (1955) The Night of the Hunter (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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 92 mins.
14. The Killing (1956) The Killing (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.
15. Pitfall (1948) Pitfall (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
John Forbes is a family man who's tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive... Dir: André De Toth With: Dick Powell, Lizabeth Scott, Jane Wyatt Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 86 mins.
16. Notorious (1946) Notorious (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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.
17. Touch of Evil (1958) Touch of Evil (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.
18. Backfire (1950) Backfire (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, veteran Bob Corey is visited on Christmas Eve by a beautiful stranger with an even stranger message. Dir: Vincent Sherman With: Virginia Mayo, Gordon MacRae, Edmond O'Brien Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 91 mins.
19. 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 Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 100 mins.
20. Laura (1944) Laura (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating. Dir: Otto Preminger With: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 88 mins.
21. A Cry in the Night (1956) A Cry in the Night (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 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.
22. They Gave Him a Gun (1937) They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Jimmy is drafted and ends up in Fred's troop on his way to Europe. Jimmy becomes vicious with his gun... Dir: W.S. Van Dyke With: Spencer Tracy, Gladys George, Franchot Tone Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 94 mins.
23. 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.
24. Niagara (1953) Niagara (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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.
25. He Ran All the Way (1951) He Ran All the Way (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The uptight and dumb small time thief Nick Robey and his partner and only friend Al Molin steal $10,000.00 from a man... Dir: John Berry With: John Garfield, Shelley Winters, Wallace Ford Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 77 mins.