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 | 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 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.
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.
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.
A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards. Dir: John Cromwell With: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 96 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Through a series of bizarre coincidences artist finds himself falsely accused of bank robbery and murder and is pursued by the authorities and the real killers. Dir: Jacques Tourneur With: Aldo Ray, Anne Bancroft, Brian Keith Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 78 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.
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.
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.
Dan Duryea and his cronies rob a fake spiritualist and then take it on the lam to Atlantic City. Dir: Paul Wendkos With: Dan Duryea, Jayne Mansfield, Martha Vickers Film-Noir | Thriller | Drama 90 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.
Blues in the Night
"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powelll... Dir: Anatole Litvak With: Priscilla Lane, Betty Field, Richard Whorf Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 88 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.
Two fishermen pick up a psychotic escaped convict who tells them that he intends to murder them when the ride is over. Dir: Ida Lupino With: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 71 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.
Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble. Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer With: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 67 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.
At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard. Dir: Jules Dassin With: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 98 mins.