Classic Film Noir

THE CLASSIC NOIR FILM

  • 13 Rue Madeleine 1947
  • 13th Letter, The 1951
  • 13 West Street 1962
  • 39 Steps, The 1935
  • 5 Against The House 1955
  • 5 Branded Women 1960
  • 5 Steps To Danger (1957)
  • 99 River Street 1953
  • A Blueprint For Murder 1953
  • A Bullet for Joey 1955
  • A Game of Death 1945
  • A Kiss Before Dying 1956
  • A Letter To Three Wives 1949
  • A Night of Terror 1937
  • A Woman’s Secret 1949
  • Above Suspicion 1943
  • Accused of Murder 1956
  • Accused, The 1949
  • Ace in The Hole (1951)
  • Act of Violence 1949
  • Algiers  (1938)
  • Alias Nick Beal 1949
  • All Through The Night 1941
  • Among The Living 1941
  • Anatomy of a Murder 1959
  • …and The Wild, Wild Women 1960
  • Angel Face 1953
  • Angel on My Shoulder 1946
  • Angels With Dirty Faces 1938
  • Another Man’s Poison 1951
  • Apology For Murder 1945
  • Appointment With Crime 1946
  • Appointment With Danger 1950
  • Armored Car Robbery 1950
  • Baby Face Nelson 1957
  • Back From The Dead 1957
  • Backfire 1950
  • Bad and The Beautiful, The 1952
  • Bad Blonde 1953
  • Band of Outsiders 1964
  • Beast of The City, The 1932
  • Beat Generation, the 1959 aka This Rebel Age
  • Beat The Devil 1953
  • Behind Locked Doors 1948
  • Behind Stone Walls 1932
  • Berlin Express 1948
  • Beware My Lovely 1952
  • Beyond A Reasonable Doubt 1956
  • Big Bluff, The 1955
  • Big Caper, The 1957
  • Big Carnival, The ( 1951 ) aka Ace in The Hole
  • Big Clock, The 1948
  • Big Combo, The 1955
  • Big Heat, The 1953
  • Big House USA (1955)
  • Big Knife, The 1955
  • Big Steal, The 1949
  • Black Angel 1946
  • Black Legion 1937
  • Black Out 1952
  • Black Tuesday 1954
  • Blackboard Jungle, The 1955
  • Blast of Silence 1961
  • Blind Alley 1939
  • Blonde Alibi 1946
  • Blonde Blackmailer 1958
  • Blonde Ice 1948
  • Blonde Sinner 1956
  • Bloody Brood, the 1959
  • Blue Dahlia, The 1946
  • Blue Gardenia, The 1953
  • Body and Soul 1947
  • Bond of Fear 1958 or 56?
  • Bonnie Parker Story, The 1958
  • Boomerang 1947
  • Border Incident 1949
  • Border Town 1935
  • Borderline 1950
  • Born To Kill 1947
  • Breaking Point, The 1950
  • Brother’s Rico, The 1957
  • Brute Force 1947
  • Burglar, The 1957
  • Bury Me Dead 1947
  • By Love Possessed 1961
  • Cage of Evil 1960
  • Caged (1950)
  • Call it Murder aka Midnight (1934) Bogart
  • Call Northside 777 (1948)
  • Canon City 1948
  • Cape Fear 1962
  • Captive City, The 1952
  • Carnival of Crime 1962
  • Carnival Story 1954
  • Cash on Demand 1962
  • Caught (1949)
  • Cause for Alarm 1951
  • Champion 1949
  • Chase, The 1946
  • Chicago Confidential 1957
  • Chicago Deadline 1949
  • Child and The Killer, The 1959
  • Cincinnati Kid, The 1965
  • Circle of Danger 1951
  • City After Midnight 1957
  • City of Fear 1959
  • City of Missing Girls 1941
  • City That Never Sleeps 1953
  • Clash By Night 1952
  • Cloak and Dagger 1946
  • Cobweb, The 1955
  • Code Two 1953
  • Company She Keeps, The 1951
  • Concrete Jungle, the aka The Criminal 1960
  • Conflict 1945
  • Convict’s Code 1939
  • Convicts 4 (1962)
  • Cop Hater 1958
  • Cornered 1945
  • Cover Up 1949 aka The Intruder
  • Crack Up 1946
  • Crime Against Joe 1956
  • Crime In The Streets 1956
  • Crime of Passion 1957
  • Crime Wave 1954
  • Criminal, The 1960 Joseph Losey
  • Crimson Kimono, The 1958
  • Criss Cross 1949
  • Crooked Circle, The 1957
  • Crooked Way, The 1949
  • Crooked Web, The 1955
  • Crossfire 1947
  • Cry Baby Killer, The 1958
  • Cry Danger 1951
  • Cry Of The City 1948
  • Cry Terror 1958
  • Cry Vengeance 1954
  • Cry Wolf 1947
  • D.O.A (1950)
  • Daisy Kenyon 1947
  • Damned Don’t Cry, The 1950
  • Danger Street 1947
  • Dangerous 1935
  • Dangerous Crossing 1953
  • Dark City 1950
  • Dark Corner, The 1946
  • Dark Mirror, The 1946
  • Dark Passage 1947
  • Dark Past, The 1948
  • Dead Ringer 1964
  • Dead Reckoning 1947
  • Deadline At Dawn 1946
  • Dear Murderer 1947
  • Death in Small Doses 1957
  • Decoy 1946
  • Defiant Ones, The 1958
  • Desperate 1947
  • Desperate Hours, The 1955
  • Detective Story 1951
  • Detour 1945
  • Devil Thumbs A Ride, The 1947
  • Devil’s Cargo, The 1925
  • Devil’s Party, The 1938
  • Devil’s Wanton, The 1948 aka Prison (1949)
  • Devils Sleep, The 1949
  • Dial 1119 1950
  • Dial M For Murder 1954
  • Dillinger 1945
  • Double Confession 1950
  • Double Indemnity 1944
  • Down Three Dark Streets 1954
  • Edge of Doom 1950
  • Edge of Eternity 1959
  • Edge of Fury 1958
  • Edge of The City 1957
  • Elevator To The Gallows  1958 Ascenseur pour l’échafaud Louis Malle aka Frantic
  • Enforcer, The 1951 aka Murder Inc
  • Escape By Night 1953
  • Escape In The Fog 1945
  • Experiment in Terror 1962
  • Face Behind The Mask, The 1941
  • Face of Fire 1959
  • Fallen Angel 1945
  • Fat Man, The 1951
  • FBI Girl 1951
  • FBI Story, The 1959
  • Fear In The Night 1947
  • Fearmakers, The 1958
  • Federal Fugitives 1941
  • File On Thelma Jordan, The (1950)
  • Finger Man, The 1955
  • Fingerprints Don’t Lie (1951)
  • Fingers At The Window 1942
  • Five Steps To Danger 1957
  • Follow Me Quietly 1949
  • Footsteps In the Dark 1941
  • Force Of Evil 1948
  • Foreign Correspondent 1940
  • Foreign Intrigue 1956
  • Framed 1947
  • Frightened City, The 1961
  • Fugitive Kind, The 1959
  • Fury 1936
  • Gambler and The Lady, The (1952)
  • Gang Bullets 1938
  • Gangster, The 1947
  • Garment Jungle, The 1957
  • Gaslight 1944
  • Gilda 1946
  • Girl In Lovers Lane, The 1960
  • Girls in Chains 1943
  • Glass Cage, The 1952
  • Glass Key, The 1942
  • Glass Web, The 1953
  • Golden Boy 1939
  • Great Flamarion, The 1945
  • Great St. Louis Bank Robbery, The (1959)
  • Green Glove, The 1952
  • Guest In The House 1944
  • Guilty Bystander 1950
  • Guilty, The 1947
  • Gun Crazy (1950) aka Deadly is The Female
  • Half A Sinner 1940
  • Harder They Fall, The 1956
  • He Ran All The Way 1951
  • He Walked By Night (1947)
  • Heat Wave 1954 aka The House Across The Lake
  • Hellbound 1957
  • Hells Half Acre 1954
  • Hidden Fear 1957
  • Hidden Room, The 1949
  • Hideout, The 1949
  • High Powered 1945
  • High Sierra (1941)
  • High Wall, The 1947
  • Highly Dangerous 1950
  • Highway 301 (1950)
  • His Kind of Woman 1951
  • Hit and Run 1957
  • Hitch-Hiker 1953
  • Hold Back The Dawn 1941
  • Hollow Triumph aka The Scar 1948
  • Hoodlum Empire 1952
  • Hoodlum, The 1951
  • House By The River 1950 Fritz Lang
  • House of Bamboo 1955
  • House of Numbers 1957
  • House of Strangers 1949
  • House on 92nd Street, The 1945
  • House on Telegraph Hill, The 1951
  • Human Desire 1954
  • Hunt the Man Down 1950
  • I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang 1932
  • I Confess (1953)
  • I Cover The Waterfront 1933
  • I Died A Thousand Times 1955 Jack Palance and Shelley Winters
  • I Killed That Man 1941
  • I See A Dark Stranger 1946 aka The Adventuress
  • I Wake Up Screaming 1941
  • I Walk Alone 1948
  • I Want To Live (1958)
  • I Was A Communist for The FBI 1951
  • I Wouldn’t Be In Your Shoes 1948
  • I’ll Get You aka Escape Route (1952)
  • Illegal 1955
  • Impact (1949)
  • In a Lonely Place (1950)
  • In Cold Blood 1967
  • Inner Circle, The 1946
  • Inner Sanctum 1948
  • It Takes A Thief 1961
  • Jaibreak 1962 aka On the Tiger’s Back
  • Jennifer 1953
  • Jeopardy 1953
  • Jigsaw 1949
  • Johnny Angel 1945
  • Johnny Apollo 1940
  • Johnny Stool Pigeon 1949
  • Journey Into Fear 1943
  • Kansas City Confidential 1952
  • Key Largo 1948
  • Key, The 1958
  • Killer Bait 1949 aka Too Late For Tears
  • Killer Lacks A Name 1966
  • Killer Who Stalked New York 1950
  • Killers Kiss 1955
  • Killers, The 1946
  • Killing, The 1956
  • King and Four Queens, The  1956
  • Kings Row 1942
  • Kiss Me Deadly 1955
  • Kiss Of Death 1947
  • Kiss The Blood Off My Hands 1948
  • Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 1950
  • Lady and The Mob, The 1939
  • Lady From Shanghai, The (1947)
  • Lady Gangster 1942
  • Lady Killer 1933
  • Lady In Scarlet, The 1935
  • Lady In The Lake 1947
  • Las Vegas Story, The 1952
  • Last Mile, The 1932
  • Last Mile, The 1959
  • Laura (1944)
  • Let Us Live 1939
  • Lie, The 1954
  • Lightning Strikes Twice 1951
  • Limping Man, The 1953
  • Line Up, The 1958
  • Loan Shark 1952
  • Long Dark Hall, The 1951
  • Long Wait, The (1954)
  • Lost Weekend, The (1945)
  • Love From a Stranger 1937
  • Lured (1947)
  • Ma Barker’s Killer Brood 1960
  • Madonna’s Secret 1946
  • Make Haste To Live 1954
  • Maltese Falcon, The (1941)
  • Man Accused 1959
  • Man Bait aka The Last Page (1952)
  • Man From Cairo 1953
  • Man In The Attic 1953
  • Man In The Net, The 1959
  • Man In The Shadow 1957
  • Man Who Cheated Himself 1950
  • Manhandled 1949
  • Manhunt 1941
  • Manpower 1941
  • Marked Woman 1937
  • Mask of Diijon (1946)
  • Mask of Dimitrios, The  1944
  • Mask of The Dragon 1951
  • Midnight Story, The 1957
  • Mildred Pierce (1945)
  • Ministry of Fear 1944
  • Missing Girls 1936
  • Mr. District Attorney (1941)
  • Mr District Attorney (1947)
  • Mob, The 1951
  • Money Madness (1948)
  • Moonrise 1948
  • Motor Patrol (1950)
  • Mugger, The (1958)
  • Murder at Dawn 1932
  • Murder by Contract 1958
  • Murder In The Night 1939
  • Murder In The Red Barn 1935
  • Murder Inc (1969)
  • Murder My Sweet (1944)
  • Murder With Pictures 1936
  • Music Box Kid, The 1960
  • My Name is Julia Ross 1945
  • Mystery Street 1950
  • Naked Alibi 1954
  • Naked City, The 1948
  • Naked Edge, The 1961
  • Naked Street, The (1955)
  • Narrow Margin, The 1952
  • Niagara 1953
  • Night And The City 1950
  • Night Editor 1946
  • Night Has A Thousand Eyes 1948
  • Night Holds Terror, The 1955
  • Night of Evil 1962
  • Night of The Hunter 1955
  • Night Unto Night 1949
  • Nightfall 1957
  • Nightmare 1956
  • Nightmare Alley 1947
  • Nobody Lives Forever 1946
  • No Escape 1953
  • No Man of Her Own 1950
  • No Way Out (1950)
  • Nocturne 1946
  • North By Northwest (1959)
  • Notorious 1946
  • Obsession 1948
  • Odd Man Out 1947
  • Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
  • On Dangerous Ground 1952
  • On The Waterfront (1954)
  • One Girls Confession (1953)
  • One Way Ticket To Hell (1955)
  • Out of The Past 1947
  • Over-Exposed 1956
  • Paradine Case, The 1947
  • Parole, Inc. 1948
  • Party Girl 1958
  • Patterns 1956
  • Petrified Forest, The 1936
  • Phantom Lady 1944
  • Phenix City Story, The (1955)
  • Pick Up 1951
  • Pick-up 1933
  • Pick-Up on South Street 1953
  • Pickup Alley 1957
  • Pitfall 1948
  • Please Murder Me 1956
  • Plunder Road 1957
  • Possessed 1947
  • Prison 1949
  • Prison Shadows 1936
  • Private Hell 36 1954
  • Prowler, The (1951)
  • Pursued (1947)
  • Pushover (1954)
  • Quicksand (1950)
  • Radio Cab Murder 1954
  • Railroaded 1947
  • Ramrod 1947
  • Radar Secret Service (1950)
  • Raw Deal 1948
  • Rear Window 1954
  • Rebel Without A Cause 1955
  • Reckless Moment, The 1949
  • Requiem For A Heavyweight 1962
  • Ride The Pink Horse 1947
  • Riot In Cell Block 11 (1954)
  • Roadblock 1951
  • Road House (1948)
  • Rocking Horse Winner, The 1949
  • Rogue Cop 1954
  • Rope of Sand 1949
  • Ruthless 1948
  • Scandal Sheet 1952
  • Scar, The 1948
  • Scarface 1932
  • Scarlett Street 1945
  • Scene of The Crime 1949
  • Second Chance 1953
  • Second Woman, The 1951
  • Secret Beyond The Door 1947
  • Secret Fury, The 1950
  • Set- Up, The 1949
  • Seven Men From Now 1956
  • Seven Women From Hell 1961
  • Shadow Man, The 1953
  • Shadow Of A Doubt 1943
  • Shadow On The Wall 1950
  • Shanghai Gesture, The 1941
  • She Played With Fire 1957
  • Shield for Murder 1954
  • Shock Corridor 1963
  • Shoot To Kill 1947
  • Short Cut To Hell 1957
  • Side Street 1950
  • Singapore Woman 1941
  • Slander 1957
  • Sleep My Love 1948
  • Sleeping City, The 1950
  • Sleeping Tiger, The 1954
  • Slightly Honorable 1940
  • Slightly Scarlet 1956
  • Smash Up- The Story of A Woman 1947
  • Sniper, The 1952
  • So Dark The Night 1946
  • So Evil My Love 1948
  • Somewhere In The Night 1946
  • Sorry Wrong Number 1948
  • Sound of Fury, The 1950
  • Spider, The (1945)
  • Spiral Staircase, The (1945)
  • Split Second 1953
  • Stage Fright 1950
  • Steel Trap, The 1952
  • Stolen Face 1952
  • Stolen Identity 1953
  • Stop Me Before I Kill 1960
  • Storm Warning 1951
  • Strange Affair of Uncle Harry, the 1945
  • Strange Door, The 1951
  • Strange Illusion 1945
  • Strange Love of Martha Ivers,
  • Strange One, The 1957
  • Strange Woman, The 1946
  • Stranger On The 3rd Floor 1940
  • Stranger, The 1946
  • Strangers On A Train 1951
  • Street of Chance 1942
  • Street With No Name, The 1948
  • Strike Me Deadly 1964
  • Sudden Fear 1952
  • Suddenly 1954
  • Sun Sets At Dawn, The 1950
  • Sunset Boulevard 1950
  • Suspense 1946
  • Suspicion 1941
  • Swamp Water 1941
  • Sweet Smell of Success 1957
  • Tattered Dress, The
  • T-Men 1947
  • Ten Minutes To Live 1932
  • Tension 1949
  • Terror, The (1938)
  • Terror In a Texas Town 1958
  • Terror Street 1953 aka 36 Hours
  • They Drive By Night (1938)
  • They Live By Night (1949)
  • They Made Me A Criminal 1939
  • They Made Me A Fugitive aka I Became A Criminal 1947
  • They Made Me A Killer (1946)
  • They Were So Young 1954
  • Thieves Highway (1949)
  • Things Happen At Night 1947
  • Third Man, The 1949
  • This Gun For Hire 1942
  • This Side of The Law
  • This Sporting Life 1963
  • Threat, The (1949)
  • Three Bad Sisters 1956
  • Three Blondes In His Life 1961
  • Three Steps North 1951
  • Three Sundays To Live (1957)
  • Three Violent People 1957
  • Thunder In The City 1937
  • Thunder Road 1958
  • Tiger Bay 1959
  • To Have and Have Not (1944)
  • Tough Assignment 1949
  • Too Late For Tears aka Killer Bait (1949)
  • Too of a Kind 1951
  • Touch of Evil 1958
  • Town Without Pity 1961
  • Train, The 1964
  • Trapped 1949
  • Trapped By Fear 1960
  • Turning Point, The 1952
  • Two Faced Woman 1941
  • Two Mrs. Carrolls, The (1947)
  • Undercover Man, The 1949
  • Undercurrent 1946
  • Uninvited, The 1944
  • Union Station 1950
  • Unseen, The (1945)
  • Unsuspected, The 1947
  • Velvet Touch, The 1948
  • Verdict, The 1946
  • Vertigo
  • Vice Squad 1953
  • Vice Raid (1960)
  • Victim 1961
  • Violated 1953
  • Violent Saturday 1955
  • Wait Until Dark (1967)
  • Walk a Crooked Mile 1948
  • Walk Softly, Stranger 1950
  • Waterfront aka The Mob 1951
  • Way Out, The 1956
  • Web, The 1947
  • What Price Vengeance? 1937
  • When Strangers Marry 1944
  • Where Danger Lives 1950
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
  • While The City Sleeps (1956)
  • Whirlpool (1949)
  • Whistle Stop 1946
  • White Heat (1949)
  • Why Must I Die 1960
  • Wicked As They Come 1956
  • Wicked Woman 1953
  • Wild One, The 1953
  • Window, The 1949
  • Without Warning 1952
  • Witness To Murder 1954
  • Woman Condemned, The 1934
  • Woman in Hiding 1950
  • Woman In The Shadows 1934
  • Woman In The Window, The (1944)
  • Woman On Pier 13 (1949)
  • Woman On The Run 1950
  • Women’s Prison 1955
  • Wrong Man, The 1956
  • Wrong Road, The 1937
  • You Can’t Escape Forever 1942
  • Young Savages, The 1961

Special Mention to those Pre Code Hollywood films that had so many of the Noir elements

  • The Blue Angel 1930
  • Little Caesar 1931
  • The Public Enemy 1931
  • Safe in Hell 1931
  • Blond Venus 1932
  • Red Headed Woman 1932
  • Baby Face 1933
  • Reform Girl 1933
  • She Done Him Wrong 1933

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