Film-Noir Movies
The Girl in Black Stockings (1957)

The Girl in Black Stockings (1957)

The Girl in Black Stockings (1957)
IMDb: 5.4
75 min

A party girl is murdered, and everyone at a Utah motel is a suspect.

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Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
IMDb: 7.7
110 min

A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and…

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Laura (1944)

Laura (1944)

Laura (1944)
IMDb: 8.0
88 min

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.

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Cloak and Dagger (1946)

Cloak and Dagger (1946)

Cloak and Dagger (1946)
IMDb: 6.6
106 min

In WW2, the Allies race against time to persuade two nuclear scientists working for the Germans to switch sides.

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Pitfall (1948)

Pitfall (1948)

Pitfall (1948)
IMDb: 7.2
86 min

Married insurance adjuster John Forbes falls for femme fatale Mona Stevens while her boyfriend is in jail and all suffer serious consequences as a result.

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A Kiss Before Dying (1956)

A Kiss Before Dying (1956)

A Kiss Before Dying (1956)
IMDb: 6.8
94 min

A ruthless college student resorts to murder in a futile attempt to marry an heiress.

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The Red House (1947)

The Red House (1947)

The Red House (1947)
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandoned farmhouse, located deep in the woods.

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Female on the Beach (1955)

Female on the Beach (1955)

Female on the Beach (1955)
IMDb: 6.2
97 min

Moving into a beach house involves Lynn Markham in mystery, danger, and romance with a beach boy of dubious motives.

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Walk Softly, Stranger (1950)

Walk Softly, Stranger (1950)

Walk Softly, Stranger (1950)
IMDb: 6.6
81 min

An ex-hood hopes to start a new life under an assumed name in a small town but his past catches up with him when an old crime-buddy asks him to…

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Lured (1947)

Lured (1947)

Lured (1947)
IMDb: 7.0
102 min

A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in…

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High Sierra (1941)

High Sierra (1941)

High Sierra (1941)
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a…

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Panic in the Streets (1950)

Panic in the Streets (1950)

Panic in the Streets (1950)
IMDb: 7.3
96 min

A doctor and a policeman in New Orleans have only 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.

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The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
IMDb: 7.5
116 min

A man is reunited with his childhood friend and her husband, who believe he knows the truth about the death of her rich aunt years earlier.

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On Dangerous Ground (1951)

On Dangerous Ground (1951)

On Dangerous Ground (1951)
IMDb: 7.4
82 min

Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.

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Genre: Drama, Film-Noir
Mr. Arkadin (1955)

Mr. Arkadin (1955)

Mr. Arkadin (1955)
IMDb: 7.4
93 min

An American adventurer investigates the past of the mysterious tycoon Gregory Arkadin, placing himself in grave danger.

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Brute Force (1947)

Brute Force (1947)

Brute Force (1947)
IMDb: 7.7
98 min

At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

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The Face Behind the Mask (1941)

The Face Behind the Mask (1941)

The Face Behind the Mask (1941)
IMDb: 7.3
69 min

A disfigured watchmaker with a grudge against society embarks on a life of crime.

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Flaxy Martin (1949)

Flaxy Martin (1949)

Flaxy Martin (1949)
IMDb: 6.6
86 min

At the onset of WW2, a Polish actor’s family and the Polish Resistance help the troupe of a theatre escape Poland and the invading Nazis.

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Dark Passage (1947)

Dark Passage (1947)

Dark Passage (1947)
IMDb: 7.6
106 min

A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.

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The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)

The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)

The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)
IMDb: 7.2
95 min

Mystery writer Cornelius Leyden becomes intrigued when the murdered body of a vicious career criminal washes up in the Bosphorus.

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Gilda (1946)

Gilda (1946)

Gilda (1946)
IMDb: 7.7
110 min

A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer.

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White Heat (1949)

White Heat (1949)

White Heat (1949)
IMDb: 8.2
114 min

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place,…

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The Stranger (1946)

The Stranger (1946)

The Stranger (1946)
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.

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The Sniper (1952)

The Sniper (1952)

The Sniper (1952)
IMDb: 7.2
88 min

A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.

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The Boss (1956)

The Boss (1956)

The Boss (1956)
IMDb: 6.5
89 min

Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John…

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I Walk Alone (1948)

I Walk Alone (1948)

I Walk Alone (1948)
IMDb: 7.1
97 min

Frankie Madison leaves prison expecting a share from his ex-partner. But Prohibition bootlegging didn’t prepare Frankie for Big Business.

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Crime Wave (1954)

Crime Wave (1954)

Crime Wave (1954)
IMDb: 7.4
73 min

Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.

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Stage Fright (1950)

Stage Fright (1950)

Stage Fright (1950)
IMDb: 7.1
110 min

A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he’s accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.

No Way Out (1950)

No Way Out (1950)

No Way Out (1950)
IMDb: 7.5
106 min

A black doctor is assigned to treat two white racist suspects who are brothers, and when one dies it causes tension that could start a race riot.

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Zero Hour! (2018)

Zero Hour! (2018)

Zero Hour! (2018)
IMDb: 6.6
81 min

In 1950s Canada, during a commercial flight, the pilots and some passengers suffer food poisoning, thus forcing an ex-WW2 fighter pilot to try to land the airliner in heavy fog.

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Raw Deal (1948)

Raw Deal (1948)

Raw Deal (1948)
IMDb: 7.3
79 min

In this film noir classic, a revenge-seeking gangster (Dennis O’Keefe) is sent to prison after being framed for a crime he didn’t commit. After seducing a beautiful young woman, he…

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The Woman in the Window (1944)

The Woman in the Window (1944)

The Woman in the Window (1944)
IMDb: 7.8
107 min

A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.

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Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
IMDb: 8.0
97 min

In New York, the boys Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connelly are best friends and small time thieves. After a robbery, Rocky is arrested and sent to a reformatory school, where…

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Woman in Hiding (1950)

Woman in Hiding (1950)

Woman in Hiding (1950)
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

Deborah Chandler’s rejected suitor, Selden Clark, manages the factory of her father, who dies: did he fall or was he pushed? But charming Clark manages to win her over and…

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The Desperate Hours (1955)

The Desperate Hours (1955)

The Desperate Hours (1955)
IMDb: 7.6
112 min

Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they’re holding hostage.

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Moonrise (1948)

Moonrise (1948)

Moonrise (1948)
IMDb: 7.1
90 min

Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.

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Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)
IMDb: 6.9
64 min

Newspaper reporter John McGuire plunges into a nightmare of guilt, fearing that his “evidence” has sentenced the wrong man to death. A stunning example of cinematic expressionism, cited by many…

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The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
IMDb: 6.8
99 min

A gambling queen uses blackmail to stop a British financier from closing her Chinese clip joint.

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Highway Dragnet (1954)

Highway Dragnet (1954)

Highway Dragnet (1954)
IMDb: 6.3
70 min

An ex-Marine on the lam from a murder charge. He hitches a ride from glamor-magazine photographer, who is travelling cross-country with her principal model. Tensions rise when the woman realize…

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City That Never Sleeps (1953)

City That Never Sleeps (1953)

City That Never Sleeps (1953)
IMDb: 6.8
90 min

Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night,…

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