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1. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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91 Metascore

After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Votes: 17,134 | Gross: $0.37M

2. Point Blank (1967)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Thriller

7.4
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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.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn, Carroll O'Connor

Votes: 15,027

Крутая нуар-история с Ли Марвином в главной роли, в которой он ищет подставившего его подельника и свою часть доли, раскурочивая по ходу дела крупную преступную организацию. По этой же книге снята "Расплата" '99 года с Мэлом Гибсоном и оба фильма очень хороши, у каждого свой подход к переосмыслению нуара — разве что Ли Марвин немного староват.

3. Body Heat (1981)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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77 Metascore

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman persuades her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

Votes: 25,384 | Gross: $24.06M

4. Le Samouraï (1967)

GP | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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After Professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses his efforts to provide himself an alibi drive him further into a corner.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Cathy Rosier

Votes: 35,386 | Gross: $0.04M

5. Against All Odds (1984)

R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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42 Metascore

A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Alex Karras

Votes: 8,754 | Gross: $25.10M

Интересный образец неонуара в декорациях #80s с уже тогда бородатым Джеффом Бриджесом — по стилистике он отлично вписался бы как одна из серий Miami Vice. Классический сюжет с оказавшимся в проблемной ситуации футболистом и постепенно раскрывающимся масштабом коррупции и странных связей, который частично основан на классике жанра Out of the Past. Добротный восьмидесятнический саундтрек от Phil Collins и правильно выстроенная атмосфера.

6. Payback (I) (1999)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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46 Metascore

After a successful heist, Porter is shot by his wife and his best friend. They leave him there to die but when he recovers, he seeks revenge and wants his share of the money.

Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer

Votes: 118,698 | Gross: $81.53M

Неожиданно неплохой современный нуар, хотя эту историю можно было бы снять и посочнее.

7. Un Flic (1972)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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72 Metascore

After a shaky first heist, a group of thieves plan to use the loot for an even more elaborate- and more risky- second heist.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Alain Delon, Richard Crenna, Catherine Deneuve, Riccardo Cucciolla

Votes: 5,895 | Gross: $0.05M

Третий фильм Жан-Пьера Melville с Alain Delon в главной роли — пусть и не лучший из "трилогии" (перебор с абстрактным символизмом и сильно портящий картинку маленький бюджет), но такой же эффектный в построении молчаливого саспенса и стилизации под #noir. Особенно хороша работа с цветом, имитирующим черно-белую картинку.

8. The Long Goodbye (1973)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell

Votes: 20,416 | Gross: $0.96M

Еще одна история про чандлеровского детектива Марлоу, рассказанная в декорациях 70х.

9. The Ice Harvest (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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62 Metascore

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Connie Nielsen, Lara Phillips

Votes: 21,612 | Gross: $8.82M

10. The Big Sleep (1978)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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Grizzled American private detective in England investigates a complicated case of blackmail turned murder involving a rich but honest elderly general, his two loose socialite daughters, a pornographer and a gangster.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark

Votes: 3,225

Позорнейше слитый римейк богартовской классики нуара. Сюжет тут более ровный и связанный, чем в страдавшем от кривоватой и часто бессвязной адаптации оригинале, но все остальное либо уныло, либо отталкивающе (в первую очередь ущербнейшие женские роли). Зря только не особо одаренный в чем-то кроме экшна Майкл Уиннер полез не в свое дело.

11. Memento (2000)

R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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80 Metascore

A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Votes: 941,449 | Gross: $25.54M

12. Edge of Darkness (2010)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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55 Metascore

As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Bojana Novakovic

Votes: 80,433 | Gross: $43.31M

13. Narrow Margin (1990)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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A Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney is sent to protect a woman who accidentally witnessed a Mafia murder.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, James Sikking, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 6,427 | Gross: $10.87M

14. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow, Debra Feuer

Votes: 23,509 | Gross: $17.31M

15. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami.

Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

Votes: 18,568

16. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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72 Metascore

A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen

Votes: 190,296 | Gross: $4.24M

17. The American Friend (1977)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Votes: 10,248