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1. The Spider (1945)
Approved | 63 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment ... See full summary »
New Orleans private eye framed for killing Ann Savage no less , investigates a spiritualist who uses spiders in the act , hence the title .
2. Somewhere in the Night (1946)
Approved | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
Smooth nightclub operator in this classic amnesia noir .
3. 13 Rue Madeleine (1946)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When spy chief Bob Sharkey finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent, his strategic decision not to arrest him results in tragedy.
Nazi infiltrator in OSS , dropped into France with Jimmy Cagney
4. Call Northside 777 (1948)
Approved | 112 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.
The claimed to be innocent Frank W. Wiecek in a Chicago jail , can Jimmy Stewart find the proof ?
5. Cry of the City (1948)
Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Police Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.
Gangster escapes from hospital with a score to settle , childhood pal who just happens to be a cop must hunt him down .
6. House of Strangers (1949)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After years in prison, Max promises revenge on his brothers for their betrayal. His lover Irene and memories of his past yield him a broader perspective.
His best role ? , the younger brother in an Italian American family who takes the rap for the family , is betrayed and seeks revenge . Great chemistry with Susan Hayward .
7. Thieves' Highway (1949)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.
Trucker takes on the San Francisco fruit market rackets . War veteran meets working class hero .
8. Whirlpool (1950)
Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.
Husband of a hypnotized kleptomaniac .
9. The Sleeping City (1950)
Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In New York, the murder of a Bellvue Hospital intern prompts the police to send an undercover detective to investigate.
Undercover cop in a hospital trying to find a murderer .
10. Under the Gun (1951)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a cunning, unscrupulous mobster is sentenced to a Florida prison farm, he launches a deadly escape plan.
Racketeer ends up on a southern chain gang , desperate to escape he learns that a trustee who shoots an escapee gets automatic release , so arranges to pay someone to escape... Great little B with a gimmick .
11. Hollywood Story (1951)
Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
During the 1950s Hollywood, an independent producer unwisely opens an old can of worms when he decides to make a movie about the 1930s unsolved murder of a famous silent-film director.
Producer rents an old studio , uncovers an old murder mystery , think's it's a great idea for a film and starts digging...
12. The Raging Tide (1951)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat.... See full summary »
San Francisco gangster fakes alibi , escapes to sea and becomes a fisherman , tragedy ensues
13. The Fighter (1952)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama
In Mexico, a young boxer uses his winnings to buy guns to avenge his family's murder.
From the great Jack London story , a bitter Mexican becomes a boxer in order to help the revolution . One of his toughest roles .
14. The Raiders (1952)
Approved | 80 min | Western
A rancher who has staked a claim during the California gold rush goes after the gang of murderous claim-jumpers who have stolen his claim and murdered his wife.
Prime candidate for a noir western , rancher seeks revenge on the claim jumpers who killed his wife .
15. The Blue Gardenia (1953)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.
Reporter who takes an interest in Anne Baxter's case .
General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
The Eye of the Beholder
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Gimmicky little story , an artist is a murderer ... or is he ?
17. Highway Dragnet (1954)
Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wrongly accused of killing a bar-girl he was seen with earlier, a Korean War vet flees from the police in the company of a woman photographer and her young female model.
Soldier in the frame for killing Mary Beth Hughes in Vegas , forces a ride with two women for California .
18. Race for Life (1954)
79 min | Adventure, Action, Drama
A car pilot must choose between his love for car-racing, and his wife. His buddy's accident will help him to choose, and his loyal ways will get him a new friend - his main rival.
British film , sometimes listed as noir . Tough motor racing potboiler , Conte the obligatory yank .
19. The Big Combo (1955)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
Mr Brown . " First is first , and second is nobody ." Great performance in one of the archetypal noirs .
20. New York Confidential (1955)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A top syndicate crime boss and his corrupt politicians, make multi-million deals and order murders , until the vicious pattern finally catches up to him.
Imported Chicago hitman , falls for Broderick Crawford's daughter .
21. The Big Tip Off (1955)
Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Richard Conte plays two-bit newspaper columnist Johnny Denton, who gains notoriety by printing tips on upcoming gangland activities.
Journalist starts getting mysterious tips after he bumps into an old pal who's a charity organizer sic.
22. The Case of the Red Monkey (1955)
Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Several murders of nuclear scientists, that baffles Scotland Yard, occur in London about the same time that Bill Locklin, a special officer from the United States State Department, arrives ... See full summary »
State Department man entangled in nuclear scientist murders in London . Obligatory yank in a British B .
23. I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
Passed | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood ... See full summary »
Sadistic husband of a Broadway star , a true story well on the way to melodrama .
24. The Brothers Rico (1957)
Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.
Elder brother of a family caught up in the mob , tries to stop the inevitable . Glum film of Simenon's glum novel , one of Conte's best roles .
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Perchance to Dream
TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A fatigued man fights to stay awake as he explains to a psychiatrist that if he falls asleep it will trigger a nightmare, which will cause his heart to fail.
Desperate man tells a psychiatrist he can't sleep , because if he sleeps a woman in a nightmare will kill him .
26. Ocean's 11 (1960)
Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.
Votes: 16,764 | Gross: $12.32M
Electrician in the heist , dies of a heart attack and makes the police suspicious .
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
The Old Pro
TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired hit man being blackmailed finds out in his profession, he has to keep on killing to protect his wife and to survive.
Mob hitman tells his boss he's retiring , then gets a surprise visit in his countryside home .
The Untouchables (1959–1963)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
With the imprisonment of Al Capone for tax evasion, Frank Nitti has taken over the operation of the organization but that isn't stopping others from trying to muscle their way in. Arnie ... See full summary »
Arnie Seeger tries to take over the Chicago mob after Capone's imprisonment .
The Untouchables (1959–1963)
The Chess Game
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Having had major successes in eliminating the illegal trade in champagne, Eliot Ness and the Untouchables suddenly find that the expensive wine is finding its way onto the market again. ... See full summary »
Blind fish and seafood wholesaler suspected of importing champagne . A memorable role to put it mildly .
30. The Eyes of Annie Jones (1964)
73 min | Mystery, Drama
Murder unfolds around a young girl who sleepwalks and talks while she does so.
Creepy character in a murder mystery involving a sleepwalking girl .
Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
The Green Felt Jungle
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Crime busting District Attorney Paul Maytric's (Leslie Nielsen) wife is killed by a car bomb that was meant for him. He quits as DA and becomes a vigilante out for revenge. After a local ... See full synopsis »
Mob boss battling Leslie Nielsen's DA .
32. Assault on a Queen (1966)
Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller
A motley crew of treasure hunters plan to rob the cruise-liner RMS Queen Mary, using a recovered WW2 German submarine.
Heist / caper film , Conte along for the ride .
33. Tony Rome (1967)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a boat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.
Yet another Sinatra film , this time the cop .
34. Lady in Cement (1968)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During an ocean dive, Miami gumshoe Tony Rome finds a woman's body with its feet encased in a concrete block and sets-out to solve the murder case.
Sequel to Tony Rome .
35. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Votes: 1,301,144 | Gross: $134.97M
Cameo , a tribute to his great Gangster roles .
36. The Boss (1973)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A bomb attack in a cinema in Palermo kills all the fellows of Attardi's clan a part from Cocchi. He immediately understands that the author of the bomb attack is Daniello from Don ... See full summary »
Euro crime film , yet another gangster .
37. L'onorata famiglia - Uccidere è cosa nostra (1973)
86 min | Crime, Drama
Giancarlo Prete stars as a police commissioner out to stop local Mafia boss Don Peppino Scalise.
See above .
38. Anastasia mio fratello (1973)
87 min | Comedy, Crime
Background Information: Padre Salvatore Gabriele Anastasio (Anastasia) arrived at Santa Lucia Church in an Italian-American section of the North Bronx in 1951. He was assistant pastor there... See full summary »
Real life mobster Albert Anastasia .
39. Milano trema: la polizia vuole giustizia (1973)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama
When Milano police lieutenant Giorga's chief is murdered by an organized crime ring, he vows to avenge his boss's death. Going undercover to continue the chief's investigation, he plans to ... See full summary »
Another Euro crime job .
40. No Way Out (1973)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.
Another , this time the American gangster trying to have Alain Delon killed .