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1 Spellbound (1945)

A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.

7.7/10 27,213
2 Out of the Past (1947)

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.

8.1/10 18,150
3 Scarface (1932)

An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.

7.8/10 16,475
4 Ace in the Hole (1951)

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.

8.2/10 14,908
5 Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

8.0/10 13,637
6 Mildred Pierce (1945)

After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter.

"   13,119
7 Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (1958)

A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

"   10,703
8 The Woman in the Window (1944)

When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.

7.8/10 7,836
9 Pickup on South Street (1953)

A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

"   7,388
10 Fury (1936)

When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.

7.9/10 7,105
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11 Deadly Is the Female (1950) 7.8/10 6,570
12 Call Northside 777 (1948) 7.4/10 4,905
13 Crossfire (1947) "   4,377
14 Nightmare Alley (1947) 7.8/10 4,288
15 The Narrow Margin (1952) "   4,136
16 Touchez pas au grisbi (1954) 7.9/10 3,656
17 I Want to Live! (1958) 7.5/10 3,460
18 The Glass Key (1942) 7.2/10 3,020
19 The Blue Gardenia (1953) 6.9/10 2,602
20 Born to Kill (1947) 7.3/10 2,571
21 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) 7.0/10 2,526
22 Boomerang! (1947) 7.3/10 2,229
23 Whirlpool (1949) 6.9/10 1,952
24 The House on 92nd Street (1945) 6.8/10 1,856
25 Impact (1949) 7.1/10 1,556
26 Nightfall (1957) 7.2/10 1,384
27 Witness to Murder (1954) 6.7/10 1,327
28 The Sniper (1952) 7.1/10 1,293
29 Tension (1949) "   1,198
30 Dillinger (1945) 6.7/10 1,096
31 Railroaded! (1947) "   925
32 Five Star Final (1931) 7.5/10 860
33 They Won't Forget (1937) 7.4/10 844
34 Scandal Sheet (1952) "   840
35 Illegal (1955) 7.0/10 796
36 A Bullet for Joey (1955) 6.0/10 521
37 The Undercover Man (1949) 6.8/10 508
38 The Captive City (1952) 6.6/10 438
39 I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951) 6.4/10 330
40 Talk About a Stranger (1952) 6.3/10 244
41 The Lawless (1950) 6.9/10 212
42 The Underworld Story (1950) 7.2/10 196
43 Highway 301 (1950) 7.0/10 176
44 Black Tuesday (1954) 6.8/10 166
45 Abandoned (1949) 6.7/10 107

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