Keyword classic noir Movies

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 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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The Asphalt Jungle 7.5

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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Pitfall 6.6

1948 Thriller, Crime, Drama

Based on Jay Dratler's novel The Pitfall, André de Toth's gripping film is a classic L.A. noir in the tradition of Detour, and shows the spiraling, epic consequences resulting from one fateful decision.

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The Lady from Shanghai 7.2

1947 Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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The Big Sleep 7.6

1946 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Private Detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

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Angel Face 6.9

1952 Crime, Drama, Romance

An ambulance driver gets involved with a rich girl that might have a darker side.

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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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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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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 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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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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Dead Reckoning 6.4

1947 Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Paratroopers Captain 'Rip' Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns that he is to be awarded the Medal of Honor, he disappears before newspaper photographers…

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The Woman in the Window 7.4

1944 Drama, Thriller

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

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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 Killers 7.6

1946 Crime, Drama, Mystery

Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, "the Swede," who's expecting them. Insurance investigator Reardon pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it…

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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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Champion 6.1

1949 Drama

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up.

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Thieves' Highway 7.1

1949 Drama, Thriller

War-veteran truck driver "Nick" Garcos (Conte) arrives at home to find his father, a farmer, crippled. He learns that his father was crippled at the hands of an amoral produce dealer in San Francisco, Mike Figlia…

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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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