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13th Letter, The (1951) 6.1/10 (40 votes)

5 Against the House (1955) 5.9/10 (66 votes)

711 Ocean Drive (1950) 6.8/10 (69 votes)

99 River Street (1953) 7.2/10 (134 votes)
…aka Crosstown (1953)

Abandoned (1949) 6.3/10 (25 votes)
…aka Abandoned Woman (1949)

Accused, The (1949) 6.9/10 (148 votes)

Ace in the Hole (1951) 8.3/10 (1840 votes)
…aka Big Carnival, The (1951) (USA: new title)

Act of Violence (1948) 7.3/10 (443 votes)

Affair in Havana (1957) 5.3/10 (25 votes)

Affair in Trinidad (1952) 6.3/10 (235 votes)

Amantes, Los (1951) 6.0/10 (6 votes)
…aka Lovers, The (1951) (International: English title)

Among the Living (1941) 6.7/10 (49 votes)

Angel Face (1952) 7.3/10 (844 votes)

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) 7.9/10 (4151 votes)

Apology for Murder (1945) 6.2/10 (16 votes)

Appointment with Danger (1951) 6.7/10 (98 votes)

Armored Car Robbery (1950) 6.8/10 (285 votes)
…aka Armoured Car Robbery (1950) (UK)

Asphalt Jungle, The (1950) 7.8/10 (4436 votes)

Assigned to Danger (1948) 6.8/10 (6 votes)

Baby Face Nelson (1957) 6.2/10 (87 votes)

Backfire (1950) 6.0/10 (37 votes)

Backlash (1947) 6.3/10 (19 votes)

Beast of the City, The (1932) 7.1/10 (173 votes)

Behind Locked Doors (1948) 6.2/10 (102 votes)
…aka Hinter verschlossenen Türen (1948)
…aka Human Gorilla, The (1948) (USA: reissue title)

Berlin Express (1948) 6.9/10 (349 votes)

Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) 6.3/10 (44 votes)

Beware, My Lovely (1952) 6.3/10 (271 votes)

Bewitched (1945) 5.5/10 (99 votes)

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) 6.8/10 (548 votes)

Beyond the Forest (1949) 6.7/10 (436 votes)

Big Clock, The (1948) 7.8/10 (1021 votes)

Big Combo, The (1955) 7.5/10 (766 votes)

Big Heat, The (1953) 7.9/10 (2944 votes)

Big Knife, The (1955) 7.0/10 (440 votes)

Big Night, The (1951) 6.2/10 (58 votes)

Big Sleep, The (1946) 8.3/10 (15886 votes)

Big Steal, The (1949) 7.1/10 (538 votes)

Black Angel (1946) 7.1/10 (355 votes)
…aka Black Angel, The (1946) (USA: copyright title)

Black Hand (1950) 5.8/10 (158 votes)

Black Tuesday (1954) 7.3/10 (41 votes)

Blackmail (1947) 6.5/10 (13 votes)

Blind Spot (1947) 7.0/10 (18 votes)

Blonde Ice (1948) 6.2/10 (70 votes)

Blue Dahlia, The (1946) 7.3/10 (891 votes)

Blue Gardenia, The (1953) 6.8/10 (615 votes)

Blueprint for Murder, A (1953) 6.5/10 (95 votes)

Body and Soul (1947) 8.0/10 (803 votes)
…aka Affair of the Heart, An (1947)

Bodyguard (1948) 6.2/10 (100 votes)

Bonnie Parker Story, The (1958) 5.4/10 (86 votes)

Boomerang! (1947) 7.6/10 (389 votes)

Border Incident (1949) 7.0/10 (267 votes)

Bordertown (1935) 6.8/10 (326 votes)

Born to Be Bad (1950) 6.3/10 (255 votes)

Born to Kill (1947) 7.3/10 (617 votes)
…aka Lady of Deceit (1947) (UK)

Brasher Doubloon, The (1947) 7.1/10 (58 votes)
…aka High Window, The (1947) (UK)

Breakdown (1952) 7.5/10 (5 votes)

Breaking Point, The (1950) 7.4/10 (192 votes)

Bribe, The (1949) 6.4/10 (202 votes)

Brothers Rico, The (1957) 6.7/10 (40 votes)

Brute Force (1947) 7.7/10 (713 votes)

Bullet for Joey, A (1955) 5.7/10 (95 votes)

Burglar, The (1957) 7.0/10 (77 votes)

C-Man (1949) 6.3/10 (20 votes)

Calcutta (1947) 6.8/10 (55 votes)

Call Northside 777 (1948) 7.4/10 (1368 votes)
…aka Calling Northside 777 (1948)

Captive City, The (1952) 6.7/10 (71 votes)

Caught (1949) 7.2/10 (399 votes)

Cause for Alarm! (1951) 6.3/10 (283 votes)

Champion (1949) 7.6/10 (635 votes)

Chase, The (1946) 6.6/10 (112 votes)

Chicago Confidential (1957) 6.3/10 (53 votes)

Chicago Deadline (1949) 5.7/10 (40 votes)

Christmas Holiday (1944) 6.6/10 (148 votes)

City for Conquest (1940) 7.3/10 (342 votes)

City of Chance (1940)

City Streets (1931) 7.0/10 (104 votes)

City That Never Sleeps (1953) 6.7/10 (97 votes)

Clash by Night (1952) 7.0/10 (974 votes)

Clay Pigeon, The (1949) 6.5/10 (84 votes)

Conflict (1945) 6.9/10 (375 votes)

Convicted (1950) 6.8/10 (52 votes)

Cornered (1945) 6.6/10 (192 votes)

Crack-Up (1946) 6.3/10 (191 votes)

Crashout (1955) 6.5/10 (40 votes)

Crime Against Joe (1956) 6.0/10 (10 votes)

Crime of Passion (1957) 6.3/10 (200 votes)

Crime Wave (1954) 7.5/10 (123 votes)
…aka City Is Dark, The (1954) (UK)

Criss Cross (1949) 7.4/10 (843 votes)

Crooked Way, The (1949) 7.6/10 (44 votes)

Crossfire (1947) 7.5/10 (1113 votes)

Cry Danger (1951) 7.1/10 (218 votes)

Cry in the Night, A (1956) 5.8/10 (40 votes)

Cry of the City (1948) 7.1/10 (193 votes)

Cry of the Hunted (1953) 6.6/10 (33 votes)

Cry Terror! (1958) 6.4/10 (199 votes)

Cry Vengeance (1954) 6.9/10 (25 votes)

D.O.A. (1950) 7.4/10 (2147 votes)

Damned Don’t Cry, The (1950) 7.1/10 (299 votes)

Danger Signal (1945) 6.9/10 (99 votes)

Dark City (1950) 6.6/10 (184 votes)

Dark Corner, The (1946) 7.2/10 (535 votes)

Dark Mirror, The (1946) 7.0/10 (425 votes)

Dark Passage (1947) 7.4/10 (2730 votes)

Dark Past, The (1948) 6.5/10 (104 votes)

Dark Waters (1944) 6.3/10 (104 votes)

Dead Reckoning (1947) 7.1/10 (836 votes)

Deadline at Dawn (1946) 6.9/10 (163 votes)

Deadly Is the Female (1950) 7.8/10 (1424 votes)
…aka Gun Crazy (1950) (USA: new title)

Deception (1946) 7.2/10 (436 votes)

Decoy (1946) 7.7/10 (35 votes)

Desert Fury (1947) 7.0/10 (122 votes)

Desperate (1947) 6.9/10 (259 votes)

Desperate Hours, The (1955) 7.6/10 (1855 votes)

Destination Murder (1950) 5.5/10 (111 votes)

Detective Story (1951) 7.6/10 (971 votes)
…aka Detective Story, The (1951) (Australia: TV title)

Detour (1945) 7.3/10 (2085 votes)

Devil Thumbs a Ride, The (1947) 7.2/10 (162 votes)

Double Indemnity (1944) 8.5/10 (18894 votes)

Double Life, A (1947) 7.2/10 (584 votes)

Drive a Crooked Road (1954) 6.0/10 (67 votes)

Du rififi chez les hommes (1955) 8.3/10 (3520 votes)
…aka Rififi (1955) (UK) (USA)

Due verità, Le (1951) 5.5/10 (5 votes)
…aka Deux vérités, Les (1951) (France)
…aka Temptress, The (1951) (USA)
…aka Two Truths, The (1951) (International: English title: informal literal English title)

Edge of Doom (1950) 6.6/10 (48 votes)
…aka Stronger Than Fear (1950) (UK)

Edge of the City (1957) 7.0/10 (379 votes)
…aka Man Is Ten Feet Tall, A (1957) (UK)

Enforcer, The (1951) 7.4/10 (689 votes)
…aka Murder, Inc. (1951) (UK)

Escape in the Fog (1945) 6.1/10 (47 votes)

Fall Guy (1947) 6.7/10 (12 votes)

Fallen Angel (1945) 7.1/10 (413 votes)

Fallen Sparrow, The (1943) 6.6/10 (173 votes)

Fear (1946) 6.0/10 (42 votes)
…aka Black Tower (1950) (USA: reissue title)

Fear in the Night (1947) 6.8/10 (150 votes)

Female Jungle (1955) 5.1/10 (72 votes)
…aka Hangover, The (1955)

File on Thelma Jordon, The (1950) 7.1/10 (191 votes)
…aka Thelma Jordon (1950)

Finger Man (1955) 6.5/10 (29 votes)

Fingers at the Window (1942) 6.1/10 (101 votes)

Follow Me Quietly (1949) 6.5/10 (210 votes)

For You I Die (1947)

Force of Evil (1948) 7.5/10 (983 votes)

Fourteen Hours (1951) 7.3/10 (291 votes)

Framed (1947) 7.0/10 (71 votes)
…aka Paula (1947) (UK)

Gangster, The (1947) 6.1/10 (46 votes)
…aka Low Company (1951) (USA: reissue title)

Garment Jungle, The (1957) 6.6/10 (43 votes)

Ghost Ship, The (1943) 6.5/10 (510 votes)

Gilda (1946) 7.7/10 (4826 votes)

Girl in 313 (1940) 7.4/10 (9 votes)

Girl in Black Stockings, The (1957) 5.8/10 (86 votes)
…aka Black Stockings (1957) (USA)
…aka Wanton Murder (1957) (USA)

Glass Key, The (1935) 6.7/10 (50 votes)

Glass Key, The (1942) 7.3/10 (633 votes)

Grand Central Murder (1942) 6.5/10 (142 votes)

Guest in the House (1944) 6.2/10 (52 votes)
…aka Satan in Skirts (1952) (USA: reissue title)

Guilty Bystander (1950) 6.4/10 (16 votes)

Guilty, The (1947) 7.7/10 (13 votes)

Harder They Fall, The (1956) 7.5/10 (1105 votes)

He Ran All the Way (1951) 7.1/10 (226 votes)

He Walked by Night (1948) 7.4/10 (691 votes)

Hell’s Half Acre (1954) 6.3/10 (33 votes)

Hell’s Island (1955) 5.5/10 (20 votes)
…aka South Sea Fury (1962) (USA: reissue title)

High Sierra (1941) 7.6/10 (2730 votes)

High Wall (1947) 6.9/10 (188 votes)

Hipócrita (1949) 6.8/10 (14 votes)

His Kind of Woman (1951) 7.3/10 (582 votes)

Hit and Run (1957) 4.7/10 (17 votes)

Hitch-Hiker, The (1953) 7.1/10 (689 votes)

Hollow Triumph (1948) 6.4/10 (188 votes)
…aka Scar, The (1948) (UK)

Hoodlum Empire (1952) 5.5/10 (29 votes)

House by the River (1950) 7.3/10 (233 votes)

House of Bamboo (1955) 6.6/10 (465 votes)

House of Numbers (1957) 6.3/10 (86 votes)

House of Strangers (1949) 7.3/10 (313 votes)

House on 92nd Street, The (1945) 7.0/10 (378 votes)

House on Telegraph Hill, The (1951) 6.9/10 (216 votes)

Human Desire (1954) 7.1/10 (379 votes)

Humoresque (1946) 7.3/10 (635 votes)

Hunt the Man Down (1950) 6.7/10 (64 votes)
…aka Seven Witnesses (1950) (USA)

Hunted, The (1948) 8.1/10 (11 votes)

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) 8.3/10 (2211 votes)
…aka I Am a Fugitive (1932)
…aka I Am a Fugitive from the Chain Gang (1932)

I Died a Thousand Times (1955) 6.4/10 (118 votes)

I Love Trouble (1948) 7.4/10 (15 votes)

I Married a Communist (1949) 5.3/10 (169 votes)
…aka Woman on Pier 13, The (1949) (UK)

I Wake Up Screaming (1941) 7.4/10 (464 votes)

I Walk Alone (1948) 7.0/10 (204 votes)

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951) 5.7/10 (82 votes)

I Wouldn’t Be in Your Shoes (1948) 7.7/10 (32 votes)

I, the Jury (1953) 6.0/10 (41 votes)

Illegal (1955) 6.7/10 (52 votes)

Impact (1949) 7.0/10 (378 votes)

In a Lonely Place (1950) 7.9/10 (2681 votes)

Intrigue (1947) 5.6/10 (38 votes)

Jail Bait (1954) 2.1/10 (548 votes)
…aka Hidden Face (1954)

Jealousy (1945) 6.2/10 (7 votes)

Jeopardy (1953) 6.5/10 (193 votes)

Jigsaw (1949) 6.4/10 (97 votes)
…aka Gun Moll (1952) (USA: reissue title)

Johnny Angel (1945) 6.5/10 (130 votes)

Johnny Eager (1942) 6.9/10 (411 votes)

Johnny O’Clock (1947) 6.9/10 (121 votes)

Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949) 6.5/10 (51 votes)

Journey Into Fear (1943) 6.7/10 (617 votes)

Jusqu’au dernier (1957) 7.2/10 (6 votes)
…aka Fino all’ultimo (1958) (Italy)
…aka Until the Last One (1957) (International: English title)

Kansas City Confidential (1952) 7.5/10 (490 votes)
…aka Secret Four, The (1952) (UK)

Key Largo (1948) 8.0/10 (8664 votes)

Killer Is Loose, The (1956) 6.7/10 (159 votes)

Killer That Stalked New York, The (1950) 6.2/10 (49 votes)
…aka Frightened City (1950) (Philippines: English title) (UK) (USA: copyright title)

Killer’s Kiss (1955) 6.7/10 (3254 votes)

Killers, The (1946) 7.9/10 (2633 votes)
…aka Ernest Hemingway’s The Killers (1946) (USA: complete title)
…aka Man Alone, A (1946)

Killing, The (1956) 8.2/10 (11904 votes)

King Creole (1958) 6.6/10 (1033 votes)

Kiss Before Dying, A (1956) 6.8/10 (439 votes)

Kiss Me Deadly (1955) 7.6/10 (3175 votes)
…aka Mickey Spillane’s Kiss Me Deadly (1955) (USA)

Kiss of Death (1947) 7.7/10 (1017 votes)

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948) 6.2/10 (99 votes)
…aka Blood on My Hands (1948) (UK)

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950) 7.1/10 (259 votes)

Knock on Any Door (1949) 6.6/10 (708 votes)

Lady from Shanghai, The (1947) 7.7/10 (4000 votes)

Lady in the Death House (1944) 5.2/10 (21 votes)

Lady in the Lake (1947) 6.6/10 (707 votes)

Lady on a Train (1945) 6.8/10 (193 votes)

Lady Without Passport, A (1950) 6.0/10 (106 votes)

Las Vegas Story, The (1952) 6.2/10 (112 votes)

Laura (1944) 8.0/10 (7537 votes)

Leave Her to Heaven (1945) 7.5/10 (1173 votes)

Letter, The (1940) 7.7/10 (1927 votes)

Lie, The (1954) (TV)

Lineup, The (1958) 7.3/10 (128 votes)

Loan Shark (1952) 7.1/10 (33 votes)

Locket, The (1946) 7.1/10 (257 votes)

Lonelyhearts (1958) 6.7/10 (190 votes)
…aka Miss Lonelyheart (1958)

Long Night, The (1947) 6.8/10 (141 votes)

Long Wait, The (1954) 7.1/10 (20 votes)

Loophole (1954) 6.6/10 (10 votes)

Lured (1947) 6.9/10 (241 votes)
…aka Personal Column (1947) (UK)

M (1931) 8.5/10 (20538 votes)
…aka Fritz Lang’s M (1931) (Australia)
…aka M – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder (1931) (Germany)
…aka Murderers Among Us (1931)

M (1951) 6.9/10 (117 votes)

Macao (1952) 6.4/10 (417 votes)

Make Haste to Live (1954) 6.1/10 (21 votes)

Maltese Falcon, The (1941) 8.4/10 (29775 votes)

Man I Love, The (1947) 6.7/10 (114 votes)

Man in the Vault (1956) 5.3/10 (49 votes)

Man Who Cheated Himself, The (1950) 7.3/10 (85 votes)

Man Who Wouldn’t Talk, The (1958) 6.1/10 (9 votes)

Man with My Face (1951) 6.2/10 (27 votes)

Manhandled (1949) 6.8/10 (34 votes)

Mask of Dimitrios, The (1944) 7.4/10 (529 votes)

Medium, The (1951) 6.2/10 (23 votes)
…aka Medium, Il (1951) (Italy)

Midnight (1934) 5.8/10 (211 votes)
…aka Call It Murder (1934) (USA: reissue title)

Midnight Story, The (1957) 6.9/10 (70 votes)
…aka Appointment with a Shadow (1957/II) (UK)

Mildred Pierce (1945) 7.6/10 (3871 votes)

Ministry of Fear (1944) 7.2/10 (673 votes)

Mob, The (1951) 6.6/10 (58 votes)
…aka Remember That Face (1951) (UK)

Monster and the Girl, The (1941) 6.0/10 (51 votes)
…aka Avenging Brain, The (1941)
…aka D.O.A. (1941)

Moonrise (1948) 7.4/10 (147 votes)

Murder by Contract (1958) 7.1/10 (103 votes)

Murder Is My Beat (1955) 5.3/10 (27 votes)
…aka Dynamite Anchorage (1955)

Murder, My Sweet (1944) 7.6/10 (1782 votes)
…aka Farewell My Lovely (1944) (UK)

My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) 7.7/10 (113 votes)

Mystery Street (1950) 6.8/10 (242 votes)
…aka Murder at Harvard (1950)

Naked Alibi (1954) 6.4/10 (51 votes)

Naked City, The (1948) 7.6/10 (1063 votes)

Naked Street, The (1955) 5.9/10 (40 votes)
…aka Brass Ring, The (1955) (USA)

Narrow Margin, The (1952) 7.9/10 (960 votes)

New York Confidential (1955) 7.0/10 (22 votes)

Niagara (1953) 7.0/10 (2391 votes)

Night and the City (1950) 8.0/10 (1019 votes)

Night Editor (1946) 7.6/10 (23 votes)
…aka Trespasser, The (1946) (UK)

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) 7.1/10 (184 votes)

Night Holds Terror, The (1955) 6.2/10 (28 votes)

Night of the Hunter, The (1955) 8.1/10 (12496 votes)

Night Runner, The (1957) 6.1/10 (9 votes)

Night Without Sleep (1952) 6.3/10 (11 votes)

Nightfall (1957) 6.9/10 (157 votes)

Nightmare (1956) 6.1/10 (138 votes)

Nightmare Alley (1947) 8.1/10 (968 votes)

No Escape (1953) 6.1/10 (22 votes)
…aka City on a Hunt (1953) (USA: reissue title)

No Man of Her Own (1950) 7.6/10 (198 votes)

No Questions Asked (1951) 6.2/10 (41 votes)

No Way Out (1950) 7.4/10 (511 votes)

Nobody Lives Forever (1946) 7.0/10 (157 votes)

Nocturne (1946) 6.9/10 (148 votes)

Nora Prentiss (1947) 7.0/10 (199 votes)

Notorious (1946) 8.3/10 (16765 votes)
…aka Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious (1946)

On Dangerous Ground (1952) 7.2/10 (724 votes)

Once a Thief (1950) 6.8/10 (7 votes)

One Way Street (1950) 6.7/10 (14 votes)

Ossessione (1943) 7.9/10 (1044 votes)

Other Woman, The (1954) 6.1/10 (9 votes)

Out of the Fog (1941) 6.8/10 (204 votes)

Out of the Past (1947) 8.2/10 (4954 votes)
…aka Build My Gallows High (1947) (UK)

Panic in the Streets (1950) 7.3/10 (944 votes)

Parole, Inc. (1948) 4.6/10 (19 votes)

Party Girl (1958) 7.1/10 (371 votes)

People Against O’Hara, The (1951) 6.6/10 (200 votes)

Phantom Lady (1944) 7.5/10 (492 votes)

Phenix City Story, The (1955) 7.4/10 (165 votes)

Pickup (1951) 5.7/10 (22 votes)

Pickup on South Street (1953) 7.9/10 (1579 votes)

Pitfall (1948) 7.7/10 (98 votes)

Plunder Road (1957) 6.5/10 (33 votes)

Port of New York (1949) 6.3/10 (105 votes)

Possessed (1947) 7.2/10 (538 votes)

Postman Always Rings Twice, The (1946) 7.5/10 (3500 votes)

Pretender, The (1947) 6.6/10 (10 votes)

Price of Fear, The (1956) 6.0/10 (22 votes)
…aka Cry Innocent (1956)

Private Hell 36 (1954) 6.3/10 (128 votes)
…aka Baby Face Killers (1954) (USA: reissue title)

Prowler, The (1951) 7.0/10 (75 votes)

Pushover (1954) 6.6/10 (193 votes)

Quicksand (1950) 6.4/10 (306 votes)

Racket, The (1928) 7.1/10 (103 votes)

Racket, The (1951) 6.8/10 (360 votes)

Raging Tide, The (1951) 7.3/10 (14 votes)

Railroaded! (1947) 6.7/10 (247 votes)

Raw Deal (1948) 7.5/10 (406 votes)

Reckless Moment, The (1949) 7.3/10 (330 votes)

Red House, The (1947) 7.0/10 (461 votes)
…aka No Trespassing (1947)

Red Light (1949) 6.6/10 (25 votes)

Reign of Terror (1949) 7.2/10 (143 votes)
…aka Black Book, The (1949) (UK)

Revolt in the Big House (1958) 6.0/10 (11 votes)

Ride the Pink Horse (1947) 7.5/10 (377 votes)

Rinchi (1949)

Rio (1939) 7.0/10 (8 votes)

Road House (1948) 7.3/10 (286 votes)

Roadblock (1951) 6.5/10 (156 votes)

Roaring Twenties, The (1939) 7.9/10 (1866 votes)

Rogue Cop (1954) 6.8/10 (222 votes)

Ruthless (1948) 7.0/10 (97 votes)

Scandal Sheet (1952) 7.3/10 (90 votes)
…aka Dark Page, The (1952) (UK)

Scarf, The (1951) 6.5/10 (43 votes)
…aka Dungeon, The (1951)

Scarface (1932) 8.0/10 (4352 votes)
…aka Scarface, the Shame of the Nation (1932)
…aka Shame of a Nation, The (1932)

Scarlet Street (1945) 7.8/10 (1658 votes)

Scene of the Crime (1949) 6.5/10 (112 votes)

Scoundrel, The (1935) 6.4/10 (41 votes)

Screaming Mimi (1958) 5.8/10 (56 votes)

Sealed Lips (1941) 7.1/10 (5 votes)

Second Chance (1953) 5.9/10 (175 votes)

Second Woman, The (1951) 6.0/10 (125 votes)
…aka Ellen (1951) (UK)
…aka Here Lies Love (1951)
…aka Twelve Miles Out (1951)

Secret Beyond the Door… (1948) 6.9/10 (473 votes)

Secret Fury, The (1950) 6.7/10 (142 votes)

Sensualidad (1951) 7.7/10 (14 votes)

Serpiente roja, La (1937)

Set-Up, The (1949) 8.0/10 (1377 votes)

Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 8.2/10 (9910 votes)

Shadow of a Woman (1946) 6.2/10 (65 votes)

Shadow on the Wall (1950) 6.5/10 (113 votes)

Shakedown (1950) 7.4/10 (29 votes)

Shanghai Gesture, The (1941) 6.6/10 (420 votes)

Shield for Murder (1954) 6.3/10 (79 votes)

Shock (1946) 6.3/10 (231 votes)

Shockproof (1949) 6.4/10 (53 votes)

Shoot to Kill (1947) 6.2/10 (38 votes)

Side Street (1950) 7.0/10 (218 votes)

Sleep, My Love (1948) 6.9/10 (131 votes)

Sleeping City, The (1950) 7.1/10 (44 votes)
…aka Web of the City (1950)

Slightly Scarlet (1956) 6.4/10 (142 votes)

Small Back Room, The (1949) 7.5/10 (177 votes)
…aka Hour of Glory (1952) (USA)

Sniper, The (1952) 7.2/10 (240 votes)

So Dark the Night (1946) 6.7/10 (25 votes)

Somewhere in the Night (1946) 7.2/10 (282 votes)

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) 7.5/10 (1740 votes)

Sound of Fury, The (1950) 7.2/10 (79 votes)
…aka Try and Get Me (1951) (USA: reissue title)

Southside 1-1000 (1950) 5.8/10 (20 votes)
…aka Forgery (1950) (UK)
…aka Union 1-1000 (1950) (USA)

Split Second (1953) 6.7/10 (183 votes)

Storm Fear (1955) 6.9/10 (45 votes)

Strange Affair of Uncle Harry, The (1945) 6.8/10 (88 votes)
…aka Guilty of Murder? (1945) (USA: reissue title)
…aka Uncle Harry (1945) (UK)

Strange Fascination (1952) 5.0/10 (13 votes)

Strange Illusion (1945) 6.3/10 (123 votes)

Strange Love of Martha Ivers, The (1946) 7.5/10 (1098 votes)

Strange Triangle (1946) 8.5/10 (13 votes)
…aka Strange Alibi (1946)

Strange Woman, The (1946) 6.2/10 (140 votes)

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) 6.8/10 (368 votes)

Stranger, The (1946) 7.5/10 (2852 votes)

Strangers on a Train (1951) 8.3/10 (17468 votes)

Street of Chance (1942) 7.2/10 (24 votes)

Street with No Name, The (1948) 7.3/10 (413 votes)

Strip, The (1951) 6.0/10 (87 votes)

Sudden Danger (1955) 6.0/10 (11 votes)
…aka Calculated Risk (1955) (USA)

Sudden Fear (1952) 7.6/10 (612 votes)

Suddenly (1954) 7.0/10 (1111 votes)

Sun Sets at Dawn, The (1950) 6.2/10 (7 votes)

Sunset Blvd. (1950) 8.6/10 (27458 votes)

Suspense (1946) 6.9/10 (12 votes)

Suspicion (1941) 7.6/10 (5365 votes)

Sweet Smell of Success (1957) 8.2/10 (4028 votes)

System, The (1953)

T-Men (1947) 7.2/10 (454 votes)

Talk About a Stranger (1952) 6.7/10 (69 votes)
…aka Enemy, The (1952/I) (USA)

Tattered Dress, The (1957) 6.8/10 (38 votes)

Tattooed Stranger, The (1950) 6.5/10 (91 votes)

Teenage Doll (1957) 3.9/10 (51 votes)
…aka Young Rebels, The (1957/I) (USA: TV title)

Tension (1950) 7.0/10 (240 votes)

They Drive by Night (1940) 7.2/10 (1221 votes)
…aka Road to Frisco, The (1940) (UK)

They Live by Night (1948) 7.6/10 (693 votes)
…aka Twisted Road, The (1948) (UK)

They Made Me a Killer (1946) 7.0/10 (11 votes)

They Won’t Believe Me (1947) 7.2/10 (283 votes)

Thief, The (1952) 6.8/10 (92 votes)

Thieves’ Highway (1949) 7.7/10 (519 votes)

Third Man, The (1949) 8.5/10 (28748 votes)
…aka 3rd Man, The (1950) (USA: poster title)

This Gun for Hire (1942) 7.8/10 (1030 votes)

This Side of the Law (1950) 6.1/10 (17 votes)

Threat, The (1949) 6.9/10 (82 votes)

Thunderbolt (1929) 6.7/10 (52 votes)

Tight Spot (1955) 6.5/10 (160 votes)

Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951) 7.7/10 (44 votes)

Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) 7.4/10 (461 votes)

Too Late for Tears (1949) 7.2/10 (296 votes)
…aka Killer Bait (1955) (USA: reissue title)

Touch of Evil (1958) 8.4/10 (17934 votes)

Trap, The (1959) 7.0/10 (49 votes)
…aka Baited Trap, The (1959) (UK)

Trapped (1949) 6.6/10 (92 votes)

Turning Point, The (1952) 6.6/10 (106 votes)

Two Mrs. Carrolls, The (1947) 6.4/10 (541 votes)

Two of a Kind (1951) 6.4/10 (15 votes)

Under the Gun (1951) 7.4/10 (16 votes)

Undercover Man, The (1949) 7.0/10 (85 votes)

Undercurrent (1946) 6.2/10 (449 votes)

Undertow (1949) 7.1/10 (31 votes)

Underworld Story, The (1950) 7.0/10 (38 votes)

Unfaithful, The (1947) 7.0/10 (105 votes)

Union Station (1950) 6.8/10 (200 votes)

Unknown Man, The (1951) 6.5/10 (67 votes)
…aka Bradley Mason Story, The (1951) (USA)

Unsuspected, The (1947) 7.2/10 (295 votes)

Verdict, The (1946) 7.1/10 (275 votes)

Vicki (1953) 6.5/10 (84 votes)

Walk a Crooked Mile (1948) 5.4/10 (36 votes)

Walk Softly, Stranger (1950) 6.4/10 (104 votes)

Web, The (1947) 7.1/10 (100 votes)

Well, The (1951) 7.9/10 (80 votes)

When Strangers Marry (1944) 6.7/10 (108 votes)
…aka Betrayed (1944) (USA: reissue title)

Where Danger Lives (1950) 6.1/10 (201 votes)

Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) 7.7/10 (655 votes)

While the City Sleeps (1956) 7.0/10 (673 votes)

Whiplash (1948) 6.1/10 (39 votes)

Whirlpool (1949) 6.8/10 (401 votes)

Whistle Stop (1946) 5.9/10 (120 votes)

White Heat (1949) 8.1/10 (5148 votes)

Window, The (1949) 7.5/10 (444 votes)

Without Warning! (1952) 6.8/10 (47 votes)
…aka Story Without a Name, The (1952)
…aka Without Warning (1952) (USA: poster title)

Witness to Murder (1954) 6.9/10 (243 votes)

Woman in Hiding (1950) 7.0/10 (58 votes)

Woman in the Window, The (1944) 7.8/10 (1346 votes)

Woman on the Beach, The (1947) 6.6/10 (244 votes)

Woman on the Run (1950) 7.5/10 (92 votes)

Woman’s Secret, A (1949) 6.2/10 (153 votes)

World for Ransom (1954) 5.3/10 (43 votes)

Wrong Man, The (1956) 7.4/10 (3467 votes)

You Only Live Once (1937) 7.4/10 (669 votes)

Film Noir Scripts on the Web

Film Noir Scripts:

Casablanca (1942)

Citizen Kane (1940)

Notorious (1946)

To Have and Have Not (1944)

Double Indemnity (Undated Draft) by James M. Cain,Billy Wilder,Raymond Chandler

Strangers on a Train (1950-10 Draft) by Raymond Chandler,Czenzi Ormonde

Sunset Boulevard (1949-50 Draft) by Charles Brackett,Billy Wilder,D.M. Harshman Jr.

Sweet Smell of Success (Undated Draft) Written by Ernest Lehman,Clifford Odets

The Big Sleep by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman (from the novel by Raymond Chandler)1944 draft script in pdf format

Call Northside 777 (part 1) Call Northside 777 (part 2) by Jay DratlerSeptember 13, 1947 revised final shooting draft script in pdf format

Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler undated, unspecified draft script in text format

Killer’s Kiss by Stanley Kubrick and Howard Sackler partial script in html format

The Lost Weekend by Charles Brackett & Billy Wilder undated, unspecified draft script in text

The Maltese Falcon by John Huston (from the novel by Dashiell Hammett)1941 final remake script in pdf format

Naked City by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald (story by Malvin Wald)1948 shooting draft script in text format

The Night of the Hunter by James Agee, David Grubb & Charles Laughtonundated, unspecified draft script in text format

Playback by Raymond ChandlerMarch 24, 1949 final draft unproduced script in html format

The Third Man by Graham Green, Alexander Korda & Orson Wellesundated, unspecified draft script in html format

The Best Film Noir Trailers on DVD (2000 120mins)

The Best Of Film Noir DVD

From All Movie Guide:

“The films about the tough guys and the femme fatales. Films like The Maltese Falcon. Kiss Me Deadly, Double Indemnity, This Gun for Hire, Mildred Pierce, DOA, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Bad and the Beautiful, Detour, Touch of Evil, Out ot the Past, including the original coming attraction trailers for Rear Window, Notoruius, and Vertigo. Stars such as Robert Mitchum, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bsrbara Stanwyck, Cary Grant, John Garfield, Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Lee Marving, Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Ingrid Bergman, Fred MacMurray, Alan Ladd, Jane Greer, Ralph Meeker, and Cloris Leachmand.”

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Top 50 Films Noir at IMDB

IMDB Top 50 Films Noir:

1. Sunset Blvd. (1950) 8.6/10 (15946 votes)
2. Double Indemnity (1944) 8.5/10 (11468 votes)
3. M (1931) 8.5/10 (11903 votes)
4. The Third Man (1949) 8.5/10 (18196 votes)
5. The Maltese Falcon (1941) 8.4/10 (19267 votes)
6. Touch of Evil (1958) 8.4/10 (11622 votes)
7. Strangers on a Train (1951) 8.2/10 (11476 votes)
8. The Night of the Hunter (1955) 8.2/10 (7445 votes)
9. White Heat (1949) 8.2/10 (2587 votes)
10. Nightmare Alley (1947) 8.1/10 (354 votes)
11. Laura (1944) 8.1/10 (4558 votes)
12. Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 8.1/10 (5601 votes)
13. The Big Sleep (1946) 8.1/10 (10873 votes)
14. The Killing (1956) 8.1/10 (6877 votes)
15. Notorious (1946) 8.1/10 (11501 votes)
16. Out of the Past (1947) 8.0/10 (2471 votes)
17. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) 8.0/10 (1181 votes)
18. Sweet Smell of Success (1957) 8.0/10 (2246 votes)
19. Body and Soul (1947) 8.0/10 (491 votes)
20. The Set-Up (1949) 7.9/10 (581 votes)
21. Ace in the Hole (1951) 7.8/10 (1092 votes)
22. Nora Inu (aka Stray Dog) (1949) 7.8/10 (1166 votes)
23. Key Largo (1948) 7.8/10 (5011 votes)
24. Night and the City (1950) 7.8/10 (394 votes)
25. The Asphalt Jungle (1950) 7.8/10 (2473 votes)
26. The Killers (1946) 7.8/10 (1574 votes)
27. Deadly Is the Female (1949) 7.8/10 (714 votes)
28. The Narrow Margin (1952) 7.7/10 (385 votes)
29. The Big Heat (1953) 7.7/10 (1625 votes)
30. Mildred Pierce (1945) 7.7/10 (2300 votes)
31. They Live by Night (1949) 7.7/10 (378 votes)
32. Pickup on South Street (1953) 7.6/10 (759 votes)
33. In a Lonely Place (1950) 7.6/10 (1430 votes)
34. The Lady from Shanghai (1947) 7.6/10 (2337 votes)
35. Kiss of Death (1947) 7.6/10 (525 votes)
36. Fury (1936) 7.6/10 (1093 votes)
37. This Gun for Hire (1942) 7.6/10 (562 votes)
38. Crossfire (1947) 7.6/10 (588 votes)
39. You Only Live Once (1937) 7.5/10 (339 votes)
40. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) 7.5/10 (2162 votes)
41. The Woman in the Window (1945) 7.5/10 (833 votes)
42. The Big Clock (1948) 7.5/10 (637 votes)
43. Champion (1949) 7.5/10 (429 votes)
44. The Letter (1940) 7.5/10 (1041 votes)
45. Kiss Me Deadly (1955) 7.5/10 (1811 votes)
46. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) 7.5/10 (210 votes)
47. The Naked City (1948) 7.5/10 (553 votes)
48. Scarlet Street (1945) 7.5/10 (885 votes)
49. Caged (1950) 7.5/10 (222 votes)
50. Phantom Lady (1944) 7.5/10 (326 votes)