Most Popular "French Noir" Titles
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1. Le Samouraï (1967)
GP | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses his efforts to provide himself an alibi drive him further into a corner.
Votes: 38,238 | Gross: $0.04M
2. Les yeux sans visage (1960)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror
A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.
Votes: 21,759 | Gross: $0.05M
3. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.
Votes: 17,741 | Gross: $0.11M
4. Le Trou (1960)
Not Rated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 12,360 | Gross: $0.03M
5. Farewell, Friend (1968)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After an overseas deployment, two former French Foreign Legion members plan to break into the vault of a French corporation.
6. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama
An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.
Votes: 5,737 | Gross: $0.13M
7. The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal? What is her purpose?
Votes: 7,547 | Gross: $0.04M
10. Someone Behind the Door (1971)
GP | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A neurosurgeon with a cheating wife takes an amnesiac into his home and conditions him to believe that the cheating wife is his own and to take the "appropriate" action.
11. La Bête Humaine (1938)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In this classic adaptation of Emile Zola's novel, a tortured train engineer falls in love with a troubled married woman who has helped her husband commit a murder.
12. Les seins de glace (1974)
105 min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery
On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who approach her.
13. Classe Tous Risques (1960)
Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Abel Davis is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,673 | Gross: $0.09M
14. Shock Treatment (1973)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Doctors at a rejuvenation clinic discover a formula that will prevent aging. However, it involves harvesting the blood and body parts of young men, a process that the doctors aren't particularly averse to.
15. Diaboliquement vôtre (1967)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A wealthy amnesiac begins to suspect that his devoted wife is not really his wife and that he is not the man people keep telling him he is.
16. L'insoumis (1964)
115 min | Drama, Thriller
1961. Luxemburger Thomas Vlassenroot deserted the French Foreign Legion during the Algiers Putsch. His lieutenant, Fraser, initiated the desertion for the two of them, Fraser believing he ... See full summary »
18. It Happened at the Inn (1943)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
In a french lost village an old woman is killed and her savings stolen. Several members of her family, all called:"Goupi-...", are suspected.
19. The Night Affair (1958)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A vice inspector for the Paris police takes special interest in the plight of drug-addicted Lucky whom he considers to be more victim than criminal.
20. Deadlier Than the Male (1956)
113 min | Drama, Thriller
André Chatelin is a restaurant owner in Les Halles in Paris. One morning, a girl named Catherine asks to see him. She happens to be the daughter of his estranged wife, Gabrielle, that André... See full summary »
21. Flic ou voyou (1979)
PG | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Commissaire Stanislas Borowitz is going undercover as gangster Antonio Cerutti in order to expose corrupted policemen.
22. Retour de manivelle (1957)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
What do you do when you want to commit suicide whereas you have just had the suicide clause cancelled from your insurance contract ? Just ask your wife ! What do you do when the attractive ... See full summary »
23. Nous sommes tous des assassins (1952)
115 min | Drama
Rene is not a bright guy. He was taught to kill by the Resistance. But the WW2 is over and he keeps on killing. He is condemned to death. In jail, expecting the presidential pardon, he mets... See full summary »
24. Jusqu'au dernier (1957)
90 min | Thriller
Just released from prison after serving a six-month sentence, Fernand Bastia goes into hiding. He has indeed double-crossed his gang by keeping part of the product of a robbery for himself.... See full summary »
26. Les violents (1957)
92 min | Mystery
Pierre Tercelin who used to be a prosperous industrialist is now ruined and embittered, having become a mere lock keeper. A widower, he lives with his daughter Evelyne, a music-hall dancer.... See full summary »
27. Young Girls Beware (1957)
Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When Raven gets out of prison after serving five years on a frame-up by gang-leader Mendetta, he kills Mendetta deciding to take over in his place. He is seen leaving the apartment by Dany ... See full summary »
28. Non coupable (1947)
95 min | Crime, Drama
An alcoholic doctor accidentally kills someone and manages to make the death look like an accident. The episode triggers a sense of confidence and he resolves to correct the miseries of his life.