Noir of the Week

Every week, the site http://www.noiroftheweek.com proposes a Noir. Some are very famous but most of them are unknown or underastimated. All of them are noir as hell.
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1.
Somewhere in the Night (1946)
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George Taylor returns from WWII with amnesia. Back home in Los Angeles, while trying to track down his old identity, he stumbles onto a 3-year old murder case and a hunt for a missing $2 million. (110 mins.)
 
2.
Nightmare Alley (1947)
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The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall. (110 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
3.
Gilda (1946)
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A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer. (110 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
4.
Woman on the Run (1950)
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Frank Johnson flees police after becoming an eyewitness to murder. He is pursued around scenic San Francisco by his wife, a reporter, the police, and... the real murderer. (77 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
5.
Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)
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When phony stage mentalist Triton mysteriously acquires supernatural powers of precognition, he becomes frightened and abandons his act to live of anonymity. (81 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
6.
Crime Wave (1953)
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Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter. (73 mins.)
Director: André De Toth
 
7.
They Live by Night (1948)
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An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning. (95 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
8.
I Became a Criminal (1947)
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In this gritty film noir, cynical ex-RAF flyer Morgan, bored with civilian life, joins a break-in gang led by Narcy... (101 mins.)
Director: Cavalcanti
 
9.
Shock (1946)
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A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man she witnessed commit a murder. (70 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
10.
Behind Locked Doors (1948)
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A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter... (62 mins.)
 
11.
Nobody Lives Forever (1946)
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Ex-GI Nick Blake gets involved in a scheme to fleece a rich young widow, but finds himself falling for her for real... (100 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
12.
Crossfire (1947)
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why? (86 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
13.
Fallen Angel (1945)
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A slick con man arrives in a small town looking to make some money, but soon gets more than he bargained for. (98 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
14.
Under the Gun (1951)
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When a cunning, unscrupulous mobster is sentenced to a Florida prison farm, he launches a deadly escape plan. (83 mins.)
Director: Ted Tetzlaff
 
15.
The Street with No Name (1948)
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A covert FBI agent infiltrates a ruthless gangster mob, but his life is at risk from a mysterious informant who funnels inside information to the hoodlums. (91 mins.)
 
16.
Port of New York (1949)
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Two narcotics agents go after a gang of murderous drug dealers who use ships docking at the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband. (82 mins.)
Director: Laslo Benedek
 
17.
Nocturne (1946)
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In 1940s Los Angeles, when womanizing composer Keith Vincent is found dead, the inquest concludes it was a suicide but police detective Joe Warne isn't so sure. (87 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
18.
Point Blank (1967)
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After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him. (92 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
19.
Count the Hours (1953)
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Lawyer defends migrant worker falsely accused of 2 murders. (76 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
20.
The Limping Man (1953)
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A WWII veteran goes back to England after the war only to discover that his wartime sweetheart has got mixed up with a dangerous spy ring. (76 mins.)
 
21.
The Long Memory (1953)
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A man seeks revenge but will he destroy himself in the process? After a long jail term for a crime he did not commit... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Hamer
 
22.
Detective Story (1951)
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On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod. (103 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
23.
So Evil My Love (1948)
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Olivia Harwood, missionary's widow, meets charming Mark Bellis, artist and rogue, on the ship taking them both back to 1890s London... (112 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen
 
24.
Bad Timing (1980)
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The setting is Vienna. A young American woman is brought to a hospital after overdosing on pills, apparently in a suicide attempt... (123 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
 
25.
Jeopardy (1953)
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A man vacationing with his wife and son near a desolate jetty in Baja becomes trapped under a rotten timber as the inevitable tide threatens to drown him. (69 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
26.
The Big Sleep (1946)
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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. (114 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
27.
The Seventh Victim (1943)
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A woman in search of her missing sister uncovers a Satanic cult in New York's Greenwich Village, and finds that they may have something to do with her sibling's random disappearance. (71 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
28.
The Big Combo (1955)
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A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead. (84 mins.)
Director: Joseph Lewis
 
29.
Sirocco (1951)
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A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation. (98 mins.)
 
30.
Station West (1948)
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When two US cavalrymen transporting a gold shipment get killed, US Army Intelligence investigator John Haven goes undercover to a mining and logging town to find the killers. (87 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
31.
Caged (1950)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
32.
The Prowler (1951)
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When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn't in the way. (92 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
33.
The Big Steal (1949)
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An army lieutenant accused of robbery pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's fiancee. (71 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
34.
Scarlet Street (1945)
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When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has. (103 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
35.
Body Heat (1981)
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In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband. (113 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
36.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier. (116 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
37.
The Killing (1956)
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. (85 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
38.
Out of the Past (1947)
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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. (97 mins.)
 
39.
Plunder Road (1957)
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On a dark night of pelting rain, five men stage a well-planned train robbery and get away with a $10 millionr... (72 mins.)
 
40.
Le Trou (1960)
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In prison four long-sentence inmates planning an elaborate escape cautiously induct a new inmate to join in their scheme which leads to distrust and uncertainty. (132 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
 
41.
Gunman in the Streets (1950)
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American army deserter turned criminal-on-the-run Eddy Roback must evade the French authorities in a nation-wide manhunt as he attempts to cross the border into Belgium. (86 mins.)
Director: Frank Tuttle
 
42.
Angel's Flight (1965)
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A series of murders involving a stripper (Indus Arthur) are investigated by a hard-drinking reporter (William Thourlby) in this late-entry film-noir. (77 mins.)
 
43.
Ride the Pink Horse (1947)
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In the bordertown of San Pablo, preparing for an annual 'Mexican Fiesta,' arrives Gagin: tough, mysterious and laconic... (101 mins.)
 
44.
Macao (1952)
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Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson? (81 mins.)
 
45.
The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
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Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. (87 mins.)
 
46.
Brainstorm (1965)
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Scientist Jim Grayam saves his boss' wife from suicide but falls in-love with her and plots to kill her husband by pretending to be criminally insane. (105 mins.)
Director: William Conrad
 
47.
Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)
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A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder does in his elderly, supposedly rich, wife and manages to get away with it... (82 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
48.
Edge of Fury (1958)
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A psychopathic young beachcomber pretends to befriend a mother and two daughters living at their summer home. (77 mins.)
 
49.
Crashout (1955)
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The survivors of a prison break set out on an arduous journey to retrieve some loot. (89 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
50.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
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A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel. (112 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
51.
The Long Wait (1954)
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An amnesiac finally learns his true identity...as a murder suspect. And he doesn't even know whether he is guilty... (94 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
 
52.
Dark Passage (1947)
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A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence. (106 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
53.
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950)
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The Assistant DA falls for mysterious Thelma when she seeks help solving robberies of her aunt's estate. He is suspicious of her, but weakened as he is love-stuck. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
54.
I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948)
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A dancer is pinned for murder after his shoe prints are found at the scene of the crime. His wife follows the trail of clues to the genuine killer. (70 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
55.
Conflict (1945)
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An engineer trapped in an unhappy marriage murders his wife in the hope of marrying her younger sister. (86 mins.)
 
56.
Possessed (1947)
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After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there. (108 mins.)
 
57.
Tension (1949)
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A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover. (95 mins.)
Director: John Berry
 
58.
Quicksand (1950)
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After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control. (79 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
59.
Hell Is a City (1960)
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In Britain, a Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with capturing a criminal who escapes from prison. (93 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
 
60.
Criss Cross (1949)
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An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
61.
Born to Kill (1947)
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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. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
62.
The Right Hand of the Devil (1963)
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A sleazy but ingenious criminal masterminds a heist at a sold-out sports arena. He hires a motley crew of henchmen, seduces the middle-aged head cashier, and plans some brutal ruses to elude the law. But he's his own worst enemy. (75 mins.)
Director: Aram Katcher
 
63.
Two Men in Manhattan (1959)
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A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Jean-Pierre Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women. (84 mins.)
 
64.
The Killer Is Loose (1956)
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An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle. (73 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
65.
Ministry of Fear (1944)
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Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it. (86 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
66.
Split Second (1953)
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Sam Hurley, "Nation's No. 1 killer" with a cold contempt for "heroes," escapes prison with two companions... (85 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
67.
The Great Flamarion (1945)
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Flamarion, expert marksman, is entertaining people in a show which features Connie, beautiful woman and her husband Al... (78 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
68.
The Strange Woman (1946)
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In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman. (100 mins.)
Director: Edgar Ulmer
 
69.
M (1951)
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In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children. (88 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
70.
The Hidden Room (1949)
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Clive Riordan plans a devilish revenge against his wife's lover. (96 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
71.
Black Angel (1946)
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When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband. (81 mins.)
 
72.
Niagara (1953)
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As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder. (92 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
73.
The Whistler (1944)
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A depressed man hires an assassin to kill him when he least expects it, but when his life takes an upward turn, he finds he now wishes to live. (59 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
74.
The Temp (1993)
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A cookie company takeover has employees scrambling to make a case for continued employment. An executive's... (99 mins.)
Director: Tom Holland
 
75.
The Unsuspected (1947)
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The secretary of an affably suave radio mystery host mysteriously commits suicide after his wealthy young niece disappears. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
76.
The Lady Gambles (1949)
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A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling. (99 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
77.
Impact (1949)
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
78.
Where Danger Lives (1950)
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A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, becomes involved in the death of her husband, and has to flee with her to the Mexican border. (82 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
79.
A Place in the Sun (1951)
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A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women. (122 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
80.
The Public Eye (1992)
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Story of a 1940s photographer who specializes in crime and in not getting involved... until this time. (99 mins.)
Director: Howard Franklin
 
81.
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
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An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits. (99 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
82.
Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
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Dave Burke hires two very different debt-burdened men for a bank robbery. Suspicion and prejudice threaten to end their partnership. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
83.
The Sniper (1952)
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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant. (88 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
84.
Alias Nick Beal (1949)
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A district attorney rises to political success and the governorship but loses his sense of morality once he starts associating with the shadowy and perhaps diabolical Nick Beal. (93 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
85.
Stolen Face (1952)
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A doctor repairs a female inmate's disfigured face to match the lovely woman who left him, and marries her, only to find out how abusive she is. (72 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
86.
Edge of the City (1957)
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Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk. (85 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
87.
Pushover (1954)
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A larcenous undercover cop falls for the beautiful moll of a bank robber on the run and together they double-cross the hood nd the cops. (88 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
88.
All the King's Men (1949)
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal. (110 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
89.
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
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An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife. (96 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
90.
The Man with My Face (1951)
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A man arrives home one night to find that a look- alike has taken over his life completely. (79 mins.)
Director: Edward Montagne
 
91.
The Lusty Men (1952)
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Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
92.
Christmas Holiday (1944)
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A young femme fatale-type woman realizes that the wealthy man she married is an incorrigible wastrel. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
93.
He Walked by Night (1948)
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This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop. (79 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
94.
Devil's Doorway (1950)
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After the Civil War, a highly decorated Shoshone Indian veteran plans to raise cattle in Wyoming but white farmers plan to grab fertile tribal lands by pitting the whites against the Indians. (84 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
95.
Carnival of Souls (1962)
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After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival. (78 mins.)
Director: Herk Harvey
 
96.
Jackie Brown (1997)
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A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
 
97.
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
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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. (113 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
98.
The Reckless Moment (1949)
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After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal. (82 mins.)
Director: Max Opuls
 
99.
The Big Clock (1948)
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A career-oriented magazine editor finds himself on the run when he discovers his boss is framing him for murder. (95 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
100.
Backfire (1950)
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While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, veteran Bob Corey is visited on Christmas Eve by a beautiful stranger with an even stranger message. (91 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman