Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films
The Roaring Twenties
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.
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.
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 hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 111 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 | Mystery | 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 | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 95 mins.
Dial M for Murder
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.
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.
A beautiful secretary risks her life to try to find the elusive woman who may prove her boss didn't murder his selfish wife. Dir: Robert Siodmak With: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 87 mins.
Angels with Dirty Faces
A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 97 mins.
The Postman Always Rings Twice
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. 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.
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.
A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence. Dir: Delmer Daves With: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett Film-Noir | Thriller 106 mins.
Chris Hunter kills an intruder and tells her husband and lawyer it was an act of self-defense. It's... Dir: Vincent Sherman With: Ann Sheridan, Lew Ayres, Zachary Scott Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 109 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, Harry Lime. Dir: Carol Reed With: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 104 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 Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 97 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 | Film-Noir | Mystery 100 mins.
An engineer trapped in an unhappy marriage murders his wife in the hope of marrying her younger sister. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt With: Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Sydney Greenstreet Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 86 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.
After an ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged playwright and marries her, he plots with his mistress to murder her. Dir: David Miller With: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame Film-Noir | Thriller 110 mins.
The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing. Dir: William Wyler With: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 95 mins.
Born to Kill
A calculating divorcée risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer romancing her foster sister. Dir: Robert Wise With: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 92 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 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 114 mins.
On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod. Dir: William Wyler With: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance 103 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.