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1 Sunset Blvd. (1950)

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

8.6/10 105,740
2 Strangers on a Train (1951)

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.

8.1/10 72,048
3 Touch of Evil (1958)

A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

8.2/10 57,247
4 The Big Sleep (1946)

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.

8.1/10 51,673
5 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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.

"   49,540
6 Spellbound (1945)

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

7.7/10 27,087
7 The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

"   14,806
8 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 14,802
9 In a Lonely Place (1950)

A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...

8.0/10 13,197
10 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.

"   13,070
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11 Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (1958) 8.0/10 10,633
12 Niagara (1953) 7.1/10 9,030
13 The Woman in the Window (1944) 7.8/10 7,776
14 Pickup on South Street (1953) "   7,358
15 Fury (1936) 7.9/10 7,078
16 Deadly Is the Female (1950) 7.8/10 6,535
17 Night and the City (1950) 8.0/10 6,370
18 Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) 7.5/10 5,918
19 Call Northside 777 (1948) 7.4/10 4,888
20 Odd Man Out (1947) 7.8/10 4,779
21 Crossfire (1947) 7.4/10 4,367
22 Nightmare Alley (1947) 7.8/10 4,268
23 The Narrow Margin (1952) "   4,130
24 Detective Story (1951) 7.6/10 4,025
25 Touchez pas au grisbi (1954) 7.9/10 3,630
26 The Hitch-Hiker (1953) 7.0/10 3,128
27 Thieves' Highway (1949) 7.7/10 2,926
28 The Blue Gardenia (1953) 6.9/10 2,583
29 Born to Kill (1947) 7.3/10 2,562
30 Boomerang! (1947) "   2,216
31 Whirlpool (1949) 6.9/10 1,945
32 The Maltese Falcon (1931) 7.5/10 1,883
33 A Kiss Before Dying (1956) 6.8/10 1,862
34 The House on 92nd Street (1945) "   1,839
35 Impact (1949) 7.1/10 1,552
36 The Sniper (1952) "   1,278
37 Fourteen Hours (1951) 7.2/10 1,276
38 Born to Be Bad (1950) 6.7/10 1,111
39 Pushover (1954) 7.0/10 1,062
40 Murder by Contract (1958) 7.4/10 992
41 They Won't Forget (1937) "   840
42 Scandal Sheet (1952) "   837
43 Illegal (1955) 7.0/10 794
44 The Second Woman (1950) 6.4/10 522
45 A Bullet for Joey (1955) 6.0/10 519
46 Vice Squad (1953) 6.6/10 333
47 Guest in the House (1944) 6.3/10 328
48 I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951) 6.4/10 326
49 The Lady Confesses (1945) 6.2/10 138
50 The 49th Man (1953) 6.1/10 119
51 Apology for Murder (1945) "   72

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