Keyword classic noir Movies

The Asphalt Jungle 7.6

1950 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist.

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Laura 7.6

1944 Drama, Mystery

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

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The Lady from Shanghai 7.1

1947 Crime, Drama, Mystery

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

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The Set-Up 6.9

1949 Crime, Drama

Stoker Thompson is a 35-year-old has-been boxer. His once-promising fighting career has come crashing to the end. Tiny, Stoker's manager, is sure he will continue to lose fights, so he takes money for a "dive" from…

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The Killing 7.7

1956 Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

The Killing was Stanley Kubrick’s first film with a professional cast and the first time he achieved public recognition as the unconventional director he’s now known for. The story is of ex-prisoners who plan to…

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Gun Crazy 7.2

1950 Crime, Drama, Thriller

Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the carnival owner who lusts after Starr,…

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The Big Sleep 7.6

1946 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and…

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Detour 7.2

1945 Crime, Drama

Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitch-hikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he's riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn't believe the truth, Al takes the…

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Double Indemnity 8.0

1944 Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Unsuspecting Mr. Dietrichson becomes increasingly accident prone after his icily calculating wife encourages him to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by a smooth-talking insurance agent. Against a backdrop…

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The Night of the Hunter 7.9

1955 Thriller, Crime

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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Scarlet Street 7.7

1945 Drama

A man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman after rescuing her from an attack. She believes he is rich and her boyfriend persuades her to con him out of his fortune.

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Out of the Past 7.6

1947 Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Jeff Bailey seems to be a mundane gas station owner in remote Bridgeport, CA. He is dating local girl Ann Miller and lives a quiet life. But Jeff has a secret past, and when a mysterious stranger arrives in town…

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The Killers 7.6

1946 Crime, Drama, Mystery

Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life insurance policy, an investigator, on…

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Night and the City 7.6

1950 Drama, Thriller

A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

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Pickup on South Street 7.2

1953 Drama, Thriller

A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

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The Postman Always Rings Twice 7.0

1946 Crime, Drama, Thriller

Illicit lovers plot to kill the woman's older husband.

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The Woman in the Window 7.5

1944 Drama, Thriller

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

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Nightmare Alley 7.4

1947 Drama

The movie follows the rise and fall of a con man — a story that begins and ends at a seedy travelling carnival. Stanton Carlisle (Tyrone Power) joins the carnival, working with "Mademoiselle Zeena" (Joan Blondell…

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Fallen Angel 5.8

1945 Crime, Mystery, Romance

Otto Preminger's classic film noir offering captures the common postwar struggle to get ahead, and one man's balancing act between two women. Dana Andrews stars as a drifter named Eric Stanton, who, after landing…

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Pushover 5.5

1954 Drama, Thriller, Crime

A police detective falls for the bank robber's girlfriend he is supposed to be tailing.

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