Film-Noir (Sorted by Popularity Descending)



1. La sombra vengadora vs. La mano negra (1956)

93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.0
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Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Armando Silvestre, Alicia Caro, Rodolfo Landa, Sara Guasch

Votes: 16

2. The Fool of Kairouan (1939)

83 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Musical

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After production, the film was disappeared in 1939, it was found in France in 1989 thanks to the research of Hichem Ben Ammar. This film is considered one of the key films in history of cinema in North Africa.

Directors: Crenzi, Jean-André Kreuzi | Stars: Mohamed Jamoussy, Flifla Chamia, Abdelmajid Chebbi, Selma Ridha

3. Perdición de mujeres (1951)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Director: Juan Orol | Stars: Rosa Carmina, Tito Junco, María Luisa Zea, Juan Orol

4. Virgen de medianoche (1942)

Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Director: Alejandro Galindo | Stars: Julio Ahuet, Victoria Argota, Jorge Arriaga, Pepe Badajoz

5. Scandal Incorporated (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

4.6
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Director: Edward Mann | Stars: Robert Hutton, Patricia Wright, Paul Richards, Robert Knapp

Votes: 5

6. Bajo la influencia del miedo (1956)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Director: Juan Orol | Stars: Rosa Carmina, Juan Orol, Arturo Martínez, José Pulido

7. Passkey to Danger (1946)

Approved | 58 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.0
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An advertising campaign accidentally unearths an unsolved crime from a decade ago, throwing the campaign manager and his girlfriend in the middle of a fight that may cost them their lives.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Kane Richmond, Stephanie Bachelor, Adele Mara, Gregory Gaye

Votes: 40

8. El asesino X (1955)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Director: Juan Bustillo Oro | Stars: Carlos López Moctezuma, Manolo Fábregas, Prudencia Grifell, Maricruz Olivier

Votes: 18

9. Hong Kong Affair (1958)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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An American businessman travels to Hong Kong to find out why his tea plantation isn't making money. When he gets there he discovers that his business partner has been growing something on ... See full summary »

Director: Paul F. Heard | Stars: Michael Bulmer, James Hudson, Jack Kelly, Richard Loo

Votes: 7

10. Tarnished (1950)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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Bud Dolliver, a former WWII hero, and an ex-convict, returns to his home town in an effort to make a new life for himself but, even with the help of Lou Jellison, a cannery worker, he finds... See full summary »

Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Dorothy Patrick, Arthur Franz, Barbra Fuller, Jimmy Lydon

Votes: 36

11. Secrets of Monte Carlo (1951)

Passed | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.0
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An Eastern potentate, the Rajah of Bandor (Charles Lung), and his American bride (Sue Casey), are robbed of a fortune in jewels on the Riviera, by a quartet of thieves led by Otto Von ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Warren Douglas, Lois Hall, June Vincent, Stephen Bekassy

Votes: 12

12. Girl on the Spot (1946)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Music

6.2
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Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Lois Collier, Jess Barker, George Dolenz, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 15

13. Post Office Investigator (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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A young postman becomes involved in the theft of rare stamps featuring inverted images of the Statue of Liberty. Along the way he encounters attractive criminal Clara Kelso, double-crossing gang members, and Post Office Inspectors.

Director: George Blair | Stars: Audrey Long, Warren Douglas, Jeff Donnell, Marcel Journet

Votes: 23

14. Women from Headquarters (1950)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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Joyce Harper is an ex-Army nurse who enters police work with the L.A. Police Department, when her friend Ruby gets involved with a petty crook, Max Taylor refuses to listen to Joyce's ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Virginia Huston, Robert Rockwell, Barbra Fuller, Norman Budd

Votes: 16

15. Breakdown (1952)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Framed for murder, heavyweight boxer Terry Williams is sent to prison, but is released after a few years on good behavior. He becomes a championship contender and then, on the eve of the ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond Angelo | Stars: Ann Richards, William Bishop, Anne Gwynne, Sheldon Leonard

Votes: 45

16. Waterfront at Midnight (1948)

63 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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While in pursuit of a dangerous crime boss, a detective unwittingly shoots his own brother, who has fallen into a life of crime.

Director: William Berke | Stars: William Gargan, Mary Beth Hughes, Richard Travis, Richard Crane

Votes: 14

17. Harbor of Missing Men (1950)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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A fishing-boat owner, Jim "Brooklyn" Gannon, cuts a deal with a gangster syndicate to deliver a load of contraband firearms. The money for the transaction is stolen, and Gannon is trying to... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Richard Denning, Barbra Fuller, Steven Geray, Aline Towne

Votes: 23

18. End of the Road (1944)

Approved | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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A crime writer believes that a man imprisoned for committing the notorious "Flower Shop Murder" is innocent of the crime. He believes he knows who the actual culprit is, and sets out to ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Edward Norris, John Abbott, June Storey, Jonathan Hale

Votes: 35

19. Black Diamonds (1940)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.2
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A reporter on a visit to his hometown hears of dangerous conditions at the local coal mine, and proceeds to investigate.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Kathryn Adams, Paul Fix

Votes: 6

20. Damn Citizen (1958)

Passed | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Based on a true story, this film tells of a police chief hired to wipe out corruption in the Louisiana State Police.

Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Keith Andes, Margaret Hayes, Lynn Bari, Jeffrey Stone

Votes: 41

21. Danger Woman (1946)

Approved | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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An atomic scientist who was one of the brains behind the A-bomb is now working in private life, trying to adapt atomic power for business purposes. One day his long-estranged wife--who had ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Don Porter, Brenda Joyce, Patricia Morison, Milburn Stone

Votes: 17

22. Port of 40 Thieves (1944)

Passed | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Muriel is the scheming widow of the fabulously-wealthy Hartford Chaney III. Muriel's husband has disappeared under mysterious circumstances, freeing her to marry her playboy paramour ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Stephanie Bachelor, Tom Keene, Lynne Roberts, Olive Blakeney

Votes: 31

23. Larceny on the Air (1937)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Dr. Lawrence Baxter, working with the Bureau of Pure Foods and Drugs, uses radio broadcasts to expose a number of fraudulent patient medicines, with his bitterest attacks being aimed at ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Robert Livingston, Grace Bradley, Willard Robertson, Pierre Watkin

Votes: 75

24. Las Vegas Shakedown (1955)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.7
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A teacher (Coleen Gray) writing a book about gambling meets a hotel/casino owner (Dennis O'Keefe) threatened by a gangster.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Coleen Gray, Charles Winninger, Thomas Gomez

Votes: 25

25. Strange Triangle (1946)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Viperish Francine Huber seduces visiting salesman Sam Crane. Sam later finds out that Francine is married to a business associate of his and decides to have no more to do with her. Francine... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Signe Hasso, Preston Foster, Anabel Shaw, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 87

26. Hideout (1949)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Hannah Kelly and Edie Hanson vie for the attentions of the naive attorney George Browning. Browning wises up in a hurry when he takes on a gang of jewel thieves. This gang is headed by ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Lorna Gray, Ray Collins, Sheila Ryan

Votes: 81

27. Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949)

Passed | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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This modern tale borrows from an old story in establishing Langan, who works on a ship that docks in San Francisco, as a descendant of the Count of Monte Cristo. Crooked Lawyer Brodie sets ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke | Stars: Glenn Langan, Adele Jergens, Steve Brodie, Bobby Jordan

Votes: 89

28. Tough As They Come (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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The 'Little Tough Guys' are working as collectors for a finance company, when they discover the company's illegal activities.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Billy Halop, Paul Kelly, Helen Parrish, Ann Gillis

Votes: 14

29. Circumstantial Evidence (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.5
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When his son is abused, Joe Reynolds threatens to kill the man responsible. When that man is killed, Joe finds himself facing the electric chair.

Director: John Francis Larkin | Stars: Michael O'Shea, Lloyd Nolan, Trudy Marshall, Billy Cummings

Votes: 75

30. The Crooked Circle (1957)

72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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A young prizefighter finds himself being squeezed on all sides to throw a fight.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Smith, Fay Spain, Steve Brodie, Don Kelly

Votes: 19

31. The Mysterious Mr. Valentine (1946)

Approved | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Janet Spencer (Linda Stirling) has a blow-out and walks into the Armstrong Chemical Company to ask John Armstrong (Tristram Coffin for help, thus arousing the jealousy of Armstrong's wife, ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: William Henry, Linda Stirling, Virginia Christine, Thomas E. Jackson

Votes: 42

32. Strange Alibi (1941)

Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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In a pre-arranged set-up, a cop strikes his police-chief, is fired and infiltrates the mob but when the police-chief is murdered, the ex-cop is unable to prove his innocence and is left-out in the cold, on the wrong side of the law.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Joan Perry, Jonathan Hale, John Ridgely

Votes: 82

33. When Gangland Strikes (1956)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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Faced with blackmail, a town's prosecutor intentionally throws the case of a big-time mobster.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Raymond Greenleaf, Marjie Millar, John Hudson, Anthony Caruso

Votes: 37

34. Bungalow 13 (1948)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

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Private detective Christopher Adams chases a precious antique jade lion through the Mexican cafes, auto courts, and the seamy side of Los Angeles.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Tom Conway, Margaret Hamilton, Richard Cromwell, James Flavin

35. Million Dollar Pursuit (1951)

Passed | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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Monte Norris (Norman Budd), a small-time crook with a neurotic drive to rise to the heights of the law-breaking underworld, is flat broke and in disrepute with gangdom's big mobs. He finds ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Penny Edwards, Grant Withers, Norman Budd, Michael St. Angel

Votes: 30

36. Prison Nurse (1938)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Film-Noir

5.7
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A state prison is threatened by approaching floods, an epidemic of typhoid fever breaks out among the inmates, the prison's only doctor falls sick, there are only three nurses to administer... See full summary »

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Henry Wilcoxon, Marian Marsh, Bernadene Hayes, Ben Welden

Votes: 54

37. Hi-Jacked (1950)

Not Rated | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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A truck driver stops on a rainy road at night to help a stranded motorist, but it turns out to be a ruse--he is attacked, knocked out and his truck stolen. Since he has a criminal record, ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Jim Davis, Marcia Mae Jones, Sid Melton, David Bruce

Votes: 57

38. Woman in the Dark (1952)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Following a news report that a fabulous jewel collection, called "Unclaimed Cargo", will be on display at the Waldorf Jewelry Company, a city alderman and secret underworld gang leader, ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Penny Edwards, Ross Elliott, Rick Vallin, Richard Benedict

Votes: 14

39. Federal Agent at Large (1950)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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A crime ring is smuggling gold from Mexico across the border in the US. The Customs Service sends an agent to Mexico to try to infiltrate the ring and stop the smuggling.

Director: George Blair | Stars: Dorothy Patrick, Robert Rockwell, Kent Taylor, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 32

40. Chain of Evidence (1957)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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A paroled inmate accidentally becomes an amnesiac, aimlessly wanders around and is later used as a patsy by an adulterous wife and her lover after they kill her rich husband.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Bill Elliott, Jimmy Lydon, Don Haggerty, Claudia Barrett

Votes: 49

41. Behind the High Wall (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the ... See full summary »

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Tom Tully, Sylvia Sidney, Betty Lynn, John Gavin

Votes: 53

42. Key Witness (1947)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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Milton Higby, an inventor of gadgets that don't sell finds himself accused of a crime he didn't commit---the killing of a girl he had just met---, and takes to the open road with the police... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: John Beal, Trudy Marshall, Jimmy Lloyd, Helen Mowery

Votes: 69

43. Missing Women (1951)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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After newlywed Claudia Rankin's husband is murdered, she sets out to avenge his killing by posing as a criminal and successfully infiltrating the gang of car thieves responsible for his death. However, this puts her own life in peril.

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Penny Edwards, James Millican, John Gallaudet, John Alvin

Votes: 68

44. Revolt in the Big House (1958)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Gannon is an imprisoned racketeer kingpin who tries to manipulate his young cell mate into staging a riot and prison break, but the cell mate tries to back out when he realizes other inmates may be killed in the process.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Gene Evans, Robert Blake, Timothy Carey, John Qualen

Votes: 77

45. Eyes of the Underworld (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Blackmail and murder in a tale of an auto-theft ring.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Richard Dix, Wendy Barrie, Lon Chaney Jr., Lloyd Corrigan

Votes: 74

46. Anyone Can Kill Me (1957)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Five French criminals pull a jewelry heist, hide the loot and create an alibi by getting themselves sent to prison for a minor infraction but there they are targeted by someone who seeks information about their hidden loot.

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: François Périer, Peter van Eyck, Anouk Aimée, Darío Moreno

Votes: 70

47. The Brighton Strangler (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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After suffering a head injury during the Blitz, an actor comes to believe himself to be the Brighton Strangler, the murderer he was playing onstage.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: John Loder, June Duprez, Michael St. Angel, Miles Mander

Votes: 397

48. Gang War (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.3
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Two mobs fight for control of the jukebox racket.

Director: Leo C. Popkin | Stars: Ralph Cooper, Gladys Snyder, Reginald Fenderson, Laurence Criner

Votes: 89

49. Wildcat (1942)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Drama, Film-Noir

5.7
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A wildcatter, broke but slick, manages to acquire a lease for oil-rich land but ruthless competitors sabotage his oil company any way they can.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Richard Arlen, Arline Judge, William Frawley, Buster Crabbe

Votes: 73

50. Violence (1947)

Not Rated | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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Undercover reporter Ann Mason infiltrates a neo-facist group that recruits disgruntled veterans but amnesia prevents her from exposing them.

Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Nancy Coleman, Michael O'Shea, Sheldon Leonard, Peter Whitney

Votes: 104


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