Film-Noir Movies
Possessed

Possessed

Possessed
IMDb: 7.2
108

A dazed woman walks the streets of Los Angeles looking for a man named David. After collapsing in a diner, she’s taken to the psychiatric ward of a nearby hospital….

A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying
IMDb: 6.8
94

Bud Corliss (Wagner) is an ambitious student who is wooing Dorothy Kingship (Woodward) purely for her father’s mining fortune. When he discovers that Dorothy is pregnant with his child, he…

The Hitch-Hiker

The Hitch-Hiker

The Hitch-Hiker
IMDb: 7.0
71

Ray and Gilbert’s fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He’s killed before,…

Genre: Crime, Film-Noir
99 River Street

99 River Street

99 River Street
IMDb: 7.5
83

A former boxer –now taxi driver– gets mixed up with jewel thieves.

Whirlpool

Whirlpool

Whirlpool
IMDb: 6.9
98

The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by…

Plunder Road

Plunder Road

Plunder Road
IMDb: 6.9
72

A spectacular heist starts to unravel as the crooks take it on the lam.

Riot in Cell Block 11

Riot in Cell Block 11

Riot in Cell Block 11
IMDb: 7.0
80

A prisoner leads his counterparts in a protest for better living conditions which turns violent and ugly.

Private Hell 36

Private Hell 36

Private Hell 36
IMDb: 6.7
81

Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery….

The Burglar

The Burglar

The Burglar
IMDb: 6.7
90

Burglar Nat Harbin (Dan Duryea) and his two associates set their sights on wealthy spiritualist Sister Sarah, who has inherited a fortune — including a renowned emerald necklace — from…

Too Late for Tears

Too Late for Tears

Too Late for Tears
IMDb: 7.4
99

One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer’s back seat. Alan wants to turn it…

No Man’s Woman

No Man’s Woman

No Man’s Woman
IMDb: 6.3
70

A greedy, scheming woman is found murdered in her studio, and the police find that there is no shortage of suspects who wanted to see her dead–among them a rich…

Ride the Pink Horse

Ride the Pink Horse

Ride the Pink Horse
IMDb: 7.4
101

In the border town of San Pablo, preparing for an annual ‘Mexican Fiesta,’ the tough, mysterious and laconic Gagin arrives. His mission is to find the equally mysterious Frank Hugo,…

Deception

Deception

Deception
IMDb: 7.3
110

Davis and Rains shine in a romantic melodrama set in the world of concert music. Davis is a pianist torn between her wealthy, jealous patron and her cellist husband.

Dragnet

Dragnet

Dragnet
IMDb: 6.7
88

Two homicide detectives try to find just the facts behind a mobster’s brutal murder.

The Red Menace

The Red Menace

The Red Menace
IMDb: 4.8
81

A couple try to leave the Communist party after a murder by the group they were once loyal to.

Genre: Drama, Film-Noir
Somewhere in the Night

Somewhere in the Night

Somewhere in the Night
IMDb: 7.2
110

George Taylor returns from the WWII with amnesia. Back home in Los Angeles, he tries to track down his old identity, stumbling into a 3-year old murder case and a…

The Breaking Point

The Breaking Point

The Breaking Point
IMDb: 7.5
97

Based on the Hemingway novel To Have and Have Not. A fisherman with money problems hires out his boat to transport criminals.

Saigon

Saigon

Saigon
IMDb: 6.6
93

After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job…

Sirocco

Sirocco

Sirocco
IMDb: 6.3
98

A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.

While the City Sleeps

While the City Sleeps

While the City Sleeps
IMDb: 6.8
100

Newspaper men compete against each other to find a serial killer dubbed “The Lipstick Killer”

Union Station

Union Station

Union Station
IMDb: 6.7
81

Police catch a break when suspected kidnappers are spotted on a train heading towards Union Station. Police, train station security and a witness try to piece together the crime and…

The Violent Years

The Violent Years

The Violent Years
IMDb: 6.2
65

A newspaper publisher’s daughter suffers from neglect by her parents. She and her friends turn to crime by dressing up like men, holding up gas stations, raping young men at…

T-Men

T-Men

T-Men
IMDb: 7.3
92

Two U.S. Treasury (“T-men”) agents go undercover in Detroit, and then Los Angeles, in an attempt to break a U.S. currency counterfeiting ring.

Genre: Crime, Film-Noir
Shockproof

Shockproof

Shockproof
IMDb: 7.5
79

Jenny Marsh is a hard-luck dame who’s just finished five years in the slammer for killing a man. Jenny’s not exactly the murdering type — she did the deed while…

I Walk Alone

I Walk Alone

I Walk Alone
IMDb: 6.7
97

Frankie Madison returns to New York after 14 years in prison. Noll Turner, Frankie’s former partner in bootlegging, is now a wealthy nightclub manager, and Frankie is expecting him to…

No Way Out

No Way Out

No Way Out
IMDb: 7.3
106

The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no treatment from black resident…

Convicted

Convicted

Convicted
IMDb: 6.7
91

A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.

A Dangerous Profession

A Dangerous Profession

A Dangerous Profession
IMDb: 6.1
79

A cop-turned-bail bondsman gets involved in a murder investigation.

The Prowler

The Prowler

The Prowler
IMDb: 7.2
92

A policeman investigating a peeping Tom becomes obsessed with the married victim.

Genre: Drama, Film-Noir
Lured

Lured

Lured
IMDb: 7.1
102

A woman helps the police catch the serial killer who murdered her best friend.

The Man Who Cheated Himself

The Man Who Cheated Himself

The Man Who Cheated Himself
IMDb: 7.2
81

A veteran homicide detective who has witnessed his socialite girlfriend kill her husband sees his inexperienced brother assigned to the case.

The Red House

The Red House

The Red House
IMDb: 7.4
100

Pete and Ellen have reared Meg as their own, ever since she was a baby and her parents took off. Now a teen, Meg convinces her friend Nath to come…

Drive a Crooked Road

Drive a Crooked Road

Drive a Crooked Road
IMDb: 7.1
83

A mechanic gets caught up with the mob when he falls for a gangster’s girlfriend.

Johnny Stool Pigeon

Johnny Stool Pigeon

Johnny Stool Pigeon
IMDb: 6.8
76

A federal agent infiltrates a crime syndicate.

The Dark Corner

The Dark Corner

The Dark Corner
IMDb: 7.2
99

Ex con turned private investigator Bradford Galt suspects someone is following him and maybe even trying to kill him. With the assistance of his spunky secretary, Kathleen Stewart, he dives…

Thunder Road

Thunder Road

Thunder Road
IMDb: 6.8
92

A father comes home to Tennessee from the “police action” in Korea to take over operation of the family moonshine making operation, but runs afoul of some gangsters who want…

Rope of Sand

Rope of Sand

Rope of Sand
IMDb: 6.9
104

Story of an South African diamond mine watched over by a sadistic policeman tasked with looking out for smugglers.

I Wake Up Screaming

I Wake Up Screaming

I Wake Up Screaming
IMDb: 7.4
82

A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he “discovered” as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.

The Devil Thumbs a Ride

The Devil Thumbs a Ride

The Devil Thumbs a Ride
IMDb: 6.7
62

Steve Morgan kills a man in a holdup and hitches a ride to Los Angeles with Fergie. At a gas station, they pick up two women. Encountering a roadblock, Morgan…

Hollow Triumph

Hollow Triumph

Hollow Triumph
IMDb: 7.1
83

A film noir drama in which a sophisticated con man, who has just stolen from the mob, is forced to impersonate a psychiatrist who looks just like him, going so…