Most Popular Film-Noir Feature Films
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.
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 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.
Murder, My Sweet
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.
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 Naked City
Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model... Dir: Jules Dassin With: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 96 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.
The Asphalt Jungle
A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel. Dir: John Huston With: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen Crime | Film-Noir | Drama 112 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.
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 | Mystery | 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.
A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is. Dir: Joseph H. Lewis With: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 86 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.
Touchez Pas au Grisbi
An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom. Dir: Jacques Becker With: Jean Gabin, René Dary, Dora Doll Action | Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 94 mins.
A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach. Dir: John Sturges With: Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 93 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 wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women. Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot With: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes... Dir: Jules Dassin With: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 122 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.
A struggling young father-to-be gives in to temptation and impulsively steals money from the office of a shady lawyer - with catastrophic consequences. Dir: Anthony Mann With: Farley Granger, Cathy O'Donnell, James Craig Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 83 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 Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller United States-PASSED 93 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 Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 111 mins.
A 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.
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.