1,000 Noir Films (by Country)

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Canada
Whispering City (Fyodor Otsep, 1947)


France

Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965) Available on Blu-ray
La Bête humaine (Jean Renoir, 1938) Available on Blu-ray
Bob le flambeur (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1955)
Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960) Available on Blu-ray
Le Corbeau (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1943)
Coup de torchon (Bertrand Tavernier, 1981)
Les Diaboliques (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
Le Doulos (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1962)
Elevator to the Gallows (Louis Malle, 1957)
Le Jour se lève (Marcel Carné, 1939) Available on Blu-ray
Mr. Arkadin (Orson Welles, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch, 2001) Available on Blu-ray
Pépé le Moko (Julien Duvivier, 1937)
Port of Shadows (Marcel Carné, 1938) Available on Blu-ray
Quai des Orfèvres (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1947)
Rififi (Jules Dassin, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
Le Samouraï (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1967) Available on Blu-ray
Second Breath (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1966)
Série noire (Alain Corneau, 1979) Available on Blu-ray
Shoot the Piano Player (François Truffaut, 1960) Available on Blu-ray
Touchez pas au Grisbi (Jacques Becker, 1954)
The Wages of Fear (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1953) Available on Blu-ray

Germany/West Germany
The American Friend (Wim Wenders, 1977) Available on Blu-ray
M (Fritz Lang, 1931)
Available on Blu-ray

Italy
Ossessione (Luchino Visconti, 1943)

Japan
Branded to Kill (Seijun Suzuki, 1967) Available on Blu-ray
Drunken Angel (Akira Kurosawa, 1948)
High and Low (Akira Kurosawa, 1963)
Available on Blu-ray
Stray Dog (Akira Kurosawa, 1949)


UK
Another Man's Poison (Irving Rapper, 1951)
The Big Sleep (Michael Winner, 1978)
Brighton Rock (John Boulting, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
The Criminal (Joseph Losey, 1960)
The Fallen Idol (Carol Reed, 1948) Available on Blu-ray
The Flanagan Boy (Reginald Le Borg, 1953)
Get Carter (Mike Hodges, 1971) Available on Blu-ray
The Good Die Young (Lewis Gilbert, 1954)
Hell is a City (Val Guest, 1960)
The House Across the Lake (Ken Hughes, 1954)
It Always Rains on Sunday (Robert Hamer, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
The Limping Man (Cy Endfield, 1953)
The Long Good Friday (John Mackenzie, 1980) Available on Blu-ray
Murder by Proxy (Terence Fisher, 1954)
Obsession (Edward Dmytryk, 1949)
The October Man (Roy Ward Baker, 1947)
Odd Man Out (Carol Reed, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
Stolen Face (Terence Fisher, 1952)
They Made Me a Fugitive (Alberto Cavalcanti, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
36 Hours (Montgomery Tully, 1953)
Time Without Pity (Joseph Losey, 1957)

USA
Abandoned (Joseph M. Newman, 1949)
The Accused (William Dieterle, 1949)
Ace in the Hole (Billy Wilder, 1951) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Act of Violence (Fred Zinnemann, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Affair in Havana (Laszlo Benedek, 1957)
Affair in Trinidad (Vincent Sherman, 1952)
After Dark, My Sweet (James Foley, 1990)
Alias Nick Beal (John Farrow, 1949)
The Amazing Mr. X (Bernard Vorhaus, 1948)
Among the Living (Stuart Heisler, 1941)
Angel Face (Otto Preminger, 1953) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Angel Heart (Alan Parker, 1987) Available on Blu-ray
Apology for Murder (Sam Newfield, 1945)
Appointment with Danger (Lewis Allen, 1951) Available on Blu-ray
Armored Car Robbery (Richard Fleischer, 1950)
The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Baby Face Nelson (Don Siegel, 1957)
Backfire (Vincent Sherman, 1950)
Backlash (Eugene Forde, 1947)
Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoeven, 1992) Available on Blu-ray
The Beast of the City (Charles Brabin, 1932)
The Beat Generation (Charles F. Haas, 1959) Available on Blu-ray
Behind Locked Doors (Budd Boetticher, 1948)
Berlin Express (Jacques Tourneur, 1948)
Between Midnight and Dawn (Gordon Douglas, 1950)
Beware, My Lovely (Harry Horner, 1952)
Bewitched (Arch Oboler, 1945)
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (Fritz Lang, 1956)
Beyond the Forest (King Vidor, 1949)
The Big Bluff (W. Lee Wilder, 1955)
The Big Clock (John Farrow, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Big Combo (Joseph H. Lewis, 1955) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Big Heat (Fritz Lang, 1953) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Big Knife (Robert Aldrich, 1955)
The Big Night (Joseph Losey, 1951)
The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Big Steal (Don Siegel, 1949)
Black Angel (Roy William Neill, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Black Tuesday (Hugo Fregonese, 1954)
Blackmail (Lesley Selander, 1947)
Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) Available on Blu-ray
Blast of Silence (Allen Baron, 1961)
Blind Spot (Robert Gordon, 1947)
Blonde Ice (Jack Bernhard, 1948)
Blood on the Moon (Robert Wise, 1948)
Blood Simple (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, 1984) Available on Blu-ray
The Blue Dahlia (George Marshall, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Blue Gardenia (Fritz Lang, 1953) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Blue Velvet (David Lynch, 1986) Available on Blu-ray
Bluebeard (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1944)
A Blueprint for Murder (Andrew L. Stone, 1953)
Blues in the Night (Anatole Litvak, 1941)
Body and Soul (Robert Rossen, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Body Heat (Lawrence Kasdan, 1981) Available on Blu-ray
Bodyguard (Richard Fleischer, 1948)
Boomerang! (Elia Kazan, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
Border Incident (Anthony Mann, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Born to Be Bad (Nicholas Ray, 1950)
Born to Kill (Robert Wise, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Bound (Lana Wachowski & Lilly Wachowski, 1996) Available on Blu-ray
Brainstorm (William Conrad, 1965)
The Brasher Doubloon (John Brahm, 1947)
The Breaking Point (Michael Curtiz, 1950)
The Bribe (Robert Z. Leonard, 1949)
Brick (Rian Johnson, 2005) Available on Blu-ray
The Brothers Rico (Phil Karlson, 1957)
Brute Force (Jules Dassin, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
A Bullet for Joey (Lewis Allen, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
The Burglar (Paul Wendkos, 1957)
Caged (John Cromwell, 1950)
Calcutta (John Farrow, 1947)
Call Northside 777 (Henry Hathaway, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Canon City (Crane Wilbur, 1948)
Cape Fear (J. Lee Thompson, 1962) Available on Blu-ray
The Captive City (Robert Wise, 1952) Available on Blu-ray
The Capture (John Sturges, 1950)
Cat People (Jacques Tourneur, 1942) Available on Blu-ray
Caught (Max Ophüls, 1949) Available on Blu-ray
Cause for Alarm! (Tay Garnett, 1951)
Champion (Mark Robson, 1949) Available on Blu-ray
The Chase (Arthur Ripley, 1946) Available on Blu-ray
Chicago Confidential (Sidney Salkow, 1957)
Chicago Deadline (Lewis Allen, 1949)
Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Christmas Holiday (Robert Siodmak, 1944)
Circumstantial Evidence (John Larkin, 1945)
City Across the River (Maxwell Shane, 1949)
City of Fear (Irving Lerner, 1959)
City Streets (Rouben Mamoulian, 1931)
City That Never Sleeps (John H. Auer, 1953) Available on Blu-ray
Clash by Night (Fritz Lang, 1952) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Clay Pigeon (Richard Fleischer, 1949)
C-Man (Joseph Lerner, 1949)
Collateral (Michael Mann, 2004) Available on Blu-ray
Conflict (Curtis Bernhardt, 1945)
The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974) Available on Blu-ray
Convicted (Henry Levin, 1950)
Cornered (Edward Dmytryk, 1945)
Crack-Up (Irving Reis, 1946)
Crashout (Lewis R. Foster, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
Crime in the Streets (Don Siegel, 1956)
Crime of Passion (Gerd Oswald, 1957)
Crime Wave (André de Toth, 1954
The Crimson Kimono (Samuel Fuller, 1959)
Criss Cross (Robert Siodmak, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Crooked Way (Robert Florey, 1949) Available on Blu-ray
Crossfire (Edward Dmytryk, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Cry Danger (Robert Parrish, 1951) Available on Blu-ray
A Cry in the Night (Frank Tuttle, 1956)
Cry of the City (Robert Siodmak, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Cry Terror! (Andrew L. Stone, 1958)
Cry Vengeance (Mark Stevens, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
Cutter's Way (Ivan Passer, 1981) Available on Blu-ray
D.O.A. (Rudolph Maté, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Damned Don't Cry (Vincent Sherman, 1950)
Danger Signal (Robert Florey, 1945)
Dangerous Crossing (Joseph M. Newman, 1953)
A Dangerous Profession (Ted Tetzlaff, 1949)
Dark City (William Dieterle, 1950) Available on Blu-ray
Dark City (Alex Proyas, 1998) Available on Blu-ray
The Dark Corner (Henry Hathaway, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Dark Mirror (Robert Siodmak, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Dark Passage (Delmer Daves, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Dark Past (Rudolph Maté, 1948)
Dark Waters (André de Toth, 1944)
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (Carl Reiner, 1982) Available on Blu-ray
Dead Reckoning (John Cromwell, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Deadline at Dawn (Harold Clurman, 1946)
Deception (Irving Rapper, 1946)
Decoy (Jack Bernhard, 1946)
Desert Fury (Lewis Allen, 1947)
Desperate (Anthony Mann, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Desperate Hours (William Wyler, 1955)
Destination Murder (Edward L. Cahn, 1950)
Destiny (Reginald Le Borg, 1944)
Detective Story (William Wyler, 1951)
The Devil Thumbs a Ride (Felix E. Feist, 1947)
Detour (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1945) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Devil in a Blue Dress (Carl Franklin, 1995) Available on Blu-ray
Dial 1119 (Gerald Mayer, 1950)
Dillinger (Max Nosseck, 1945)
Dirty Harry (Don Siegel, 1971) Available on Blu-ray
Don't Bother to Knock (Roy Ward Baker, 1952)
Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder, 1944) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
A Double Life (George Cukor, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011) Available on Blu-ray
Drive a Crooked Road (Richard Quine, 1954)
The Driver (Walter Hill, 1978) Available on Blu-ray
Edge of Doom (Mark Robson, 1950)
The Enforcer (Bretaigne Windust, 1951) Available on Blu-ray
Escape in the Fog (Budd Boetticher, 1945)
Experiment in Terror (Blake Edwards, 1962) Available on Blu-ray
Experiment Perilous (Jacques Tourneur, 1944)
Fall Guy (Reginald Le Borg, 1947)
Fallen Angel (Otto Preminger, 1945) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Fallen Sparrow (Richard Wallace, 1943)
Farewell, My Lovely (Dick Richards, 1975)
Fargo (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, 1996) Available on Blu-ray
Fear (Alfred Zeisler, 1946)
Fear in the Night (Maxwell Shane, 1947)
Female Jungle (Bruno VeSota, 1955)
Female on the Beach (Joseph Pevney, 1955)
The File on Thelma Jordon (Robert Siodmak, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Finger Man (Harold D. Schuster, 1955)
5 Against the House (Phil Karlson, 1955)
Flamingo Road (Michael Curtiz, 1949)
Flaxy Martin (Richard L. Bare, 1949)
Follow Me Quietly (Richard Fleischer, 1949)
Force of Evil (Abraham Polonsky, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Fourteen Hours (Henry Hathaway, 1951)
Framed (Richard Wallace, 1947)
The French Connection (William Friedkin, 1971) Available on Blu-ray
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Peter Yates, 1973) Available on Blu-ray
Fury (Fritz Lang, 1936)
Gambling House (Ted Tetzlaff, 1950)
The Gangster (Gordon Wiles, 1947)
The Garment Jungle (Vincent Sherman, 1957)
Gaslight (George Cukor, 1944)
Gilda (Charles Vidor, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Glass Key (Stuart Heisler, 1942) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Glass Wall (Maxwell Shane, 1953)
The Glass Web (Jack Arnold, 1953)
The Great Flamarion (Anthony Mann, 1945)
The Grifters (Stephen Frears, 1990) Available on Blu-ray
Guest in the House (John Brahm, 1944)
The Guilty (John Reinhardt, 1947)
Guilty Bystander (Joseph Lerner, 1950)
Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Hammett (Wim Wenders, 1982)
Hangover Square (John Brahm, 1945)
The Harder They Fall (Mark Robson, 1956)
He Ran All the Way (John Berry, 1951) Available on Blu-ray
He Walked by Night (Alfred L. Werker, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Heat (Michael Mann, 1995) Available on Blu-ray
Hell's Half Acre (John H. Auer, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
Hell's Island (Phil Karlson, 1955)
Hickey & Boggs (Robert Culp, 1972) Available on Blu-ray
High Sierra (Raoul Walsh, 1941) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
High Tide (John Reinhardt, 1947)
High Wall (Curtis Bernhardt, 1947)
Highway Dragnet (Nathan Juran, 1954)
Highway 301 (Andrew L. Stone, 1950)
His Kind of Woman (John Farrow, 1951)
Hit and Run (Hugo Haas, 1957)
The Hitch-Hiker (Ida Lupino, 1953) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Hollow Triumph (Steve Sekely, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Hoodlum (Max Nosseck, 1951)
Hoodlum Empire (Joseph Kane, 1952) Available on Blu-ray
The Hot Spot (Dennis Hopper, 1990) Available on Blu-ray
House by the River (Fritz Lang, 1950)
House of Bamboo (Samuel Fuller, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
House of Games (David Mamet, 1987)
House of Numbers (Russell Rouse, 1957)
House of Strangers (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1949)
The House on 92nd Street (Henry Hathaway, 1945) Available on Blu-ray
The House on Telegraph Hill (Robert Wise, 1951)
Human Desire (Fritz Lang, 1954) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Hunt the Man Down (George Archainbaud, 1950)
The Hunted (Jack Bernhard, 1948)
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (Mervyn LeRoy, 1932)
I Confess (Alfred Hitchcock, 1953) Available on Blu-ray
I Died a Thousand Times (Stuart Heisler, 1955)
I Love Trouble (S. Sylvan Simon, 1948)
I, the Jury (Harry Essex, 1953)
I Wake Up Screaming (H. Bruce Humberstone, 1941) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
I Walk Alone (Byron Haskin, 1948)
I Want to Live! (Robert Wise, 1958)
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (Gordon Douglas, 1951)
I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (William Nigh, 1948)
Illegal (Lewis Allen, 1955)
Impact (Arthur Lubin, 1949)
In a Lonely Place (Nicholas Ray, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Inner Sanctum (Lew Landers, 1948)
Inside Job (Jean Yarbrough, 1946)
Ivy (Sam Wood, 1947)
Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino, 1997) Available on Blu-ray
Jealousy (Gustav Machatý, 1945)
Jeopardy (John Sturges, 1953)
Jigsaw (Fletcher Markle, 1949)
Johnny Angel (Edwin L. Marin, 1945)
Johnny Eager (Mervyn LeRoy, 1941)
Johnny O'Clock (Robert Rossen, 1947)
Johnny Stool Pigeon (William Castle, 1949)
Journey Into Fear (Norman Foster, 1943)
Julie (Andrew L. Stone, 1956)
Kansas City Confidential (Phil Karlson, 1952) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Key Largo (John Huston, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Key Witness (D. Ross Lederman, 1947)
Kill Me Again (John Dahl, 1989) Available on Blu-ray
The Killer is Loose (Budd Boetticher, 1956)
The Killer That Stalked New York (Earl McEvoy, 1950)
The Killers (Robert Siodmak, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Killers (Don Siegel, 1964) Available on Blu-ray
Killer's Kiss (Stanley Kubrick, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
The Killing (Stanley Kubrick, 1956) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes, 1976) Available on Blu-ray
A Kiss Before Dying (Gerd Oswald, 1956) Available on Blu-ray
Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich, 1955) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Kiss of Death (Henry Hathaway, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (Norman Foster, 1948)
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (Gordon Douglas, 1950) Available on Blu-ray
Klute (Alan J. Pakula, 1971)
Knock on Any Door (Nicholas Ray, 1949)
L.A. Confidential (Curtis Hanson, 1997) Available on Blu-ray
The Lady Confesses (Sam Newfield, 1945)
The Lady from Shanghai (Orson Welles, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Lady on a Train (Charles David, 1945)
A Lady Without Passport (Joseph H. Lewis, 1950)
Lady in the Lake (Robert Montgomery, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Las Vegas Story (Robert Stevenson, 1952)
The Last Seduction (John Dahl, 1994) Available on Blu-ray
Laura (Otto Preminger, 1944) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Lawless (Joseph Losey, 1950)
Leave Her to Heaven (John M. Stahl, 1945) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Letter (William Wyler, 1940)
Lightning Strikes Twice (King Vidor, 1951)
The Limey (Steven Soderbergh, 1999)
The Lineup (Don Siegel, 1958)
Little Caesar (Mervyn LeRoy, 1931) Available on Blu-ray
Loan Shark (Seymour Friedman, 1952)
The Locket (John Brahm, 1946)
The Lodger (John Brahm, 1944) Available on Blu-ray
The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, 1973) Available on Blu-ray
The Long Night (Anatole Litvak, 1947)
The Long Wait (Victor Saville, 1954)
Loophole (Harold D. Schuster, 1954)
Lost Highway (David Lynch, 1997) Available on Blu-ray
The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder, 1945) Available on Blu-ray
Lured (Douglas Sirk, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
M (Joseph Losey, 1951) Available on Blu-ray
Macao (Josef von Sternberg, 1952)
Madigan (Don Siegel, 1968)
Make Haste to Live (William A. Seiter, 1954)
The Maltese Falcon [1941] (John Huston, 1941) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Man I Love (Raoul Walsh, 1947)
Man in the Dark (Lew Landers, 1953) Available on Blu-ray
The Man Who Cheated Himself (Felix E. Feist, 1950)
The Man Who Wasn't There (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, 2001) Available on Blu-ray
The Man with My Face (Edward Montagne, 1951)
The Manchurian Candidate (John Frankenheimer, 1962) Available on Blu-ray
Manhandled (Lewis R. Foster, 1949)
Manhunter (Michael Mann, 1986) Available on Blu-ray
The Mark of the Whistler (William Castle, 1944)
The Mask of Dimitrios (Jean Negulesco, 1944)
Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000) Available on Blu-ray
Mildred Pierce (Michael Curtiz, 1945) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Miller's Crossing (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, 1990) Available on Blu-ray
Ministry of Fear (Fritz Lang, 1944) Available on Blu-ray
The Mob (Robert Parrish, 1951)
The Money Trap (Burt Kennedy, 1965)
Moonrise (Frank Borzage, 1948)
Moontide (Archie Mayo, 1942)
Murder by Contract (Irving Lerner, 1958)
Murder is My Beat (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1955)
Murder, My Sweet (Edward Dmytryk, 1944) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
My Name is Julia Ross (Joseph H. Lewis, 1945)
Mystery Street (John Sturges, 1950)
Naked Alibi (Jerry Hopper, 1954)
The Naked City (Jules Dassin, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Naked Kiss (Samuel Fuller, 1964) Available on Blu-ray
The Naked Street (Maxwell Shane, 1955)
The Narrow Margin (Richard Fleischer, 1952) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
New York Confidential (Russell Rouse, 1955)
Niagara (Henry Hathaway, 1953) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Night and the City (Jules Dassin, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Night Editor (Henry Levin, 1946)
Night Has a Thousand Eyes (John Farrow, 1948)
The Night Holds Terror (Andrew L. Stone, 1955)
Night Moves (Arthur Penn, 1975)
The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Night Runner (Abner Biberman, 1957)
Night Without Sleep (Roy Ward Baker, 1952)
Nightfall (Jacques Tourneur, 1957)
Nightmare (Maxwell Shane, 1956)
Nightmare Alley (Edmund Goulding, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
99 River Street (Phil Karlson, 1953) Recommended Viewing (by TSPDT) Available on Blu-ray
No Escape (Charles Bennett, 1953)
No Man of Her Own (Mitchell Leisen, 1950)
No Questions Asked (Harold F. Kress, 1951)
No Way Out (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950)
No Way Out (Roger Donaldson, 1987) Available on Blu-ray
Nobody Lives Forever (Jean Negulesco, 1946)
Nocturne (Edwin L. Marin, 1946)
Nora Prentiss (Vincent Sherman, 1947)
Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Odds Against Tomorrow (Robert Wise, 1959) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
On Dangerous Ground (Nicholas Ray, 1951) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
One False Move (Carl Franklin, 1992)
One Way Street (Hugo Fregonese, 1950)
The Other Woman (Hugo Haas, 1954)
Out of the Fog (Anatole Litvak, 1941)
Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Outfit (John Flynn, 1973)
Outside the Wall (Crane Wilbur, 1950)
Panic in the Streets (Elia Kazan, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Paradine Case (Alfred Hitchcock, 1947)
Parole, Inc. (Alfred Zeisler, 1948)
Party Girl (Nicholas Ray, 1958)
The People Against O'Hara (John Sturges, 1951)
Phantom Lady (Robert Siodmak, 1944) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Phenix City Story (Phil Karlson, 1955)
Pickup (Hugo Haas, 1951)
Pickup on South Street (Samuel Fuller, 1953) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Pitfall (André de Toth, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
A Place in the Sun (George Stevens, 1951)
Please Murder Me! (Peter Godfrey, 1956)
Plunder Road (Hubert Cornfield, 1957) Available on Blu-ray
Point Blank (John Boorman, 1967) Available on Blu-ray
Port of New York (Laszlo Benedek, 1949)
Possessed (Curtis Bernhardt, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
The Postman Always Rings Twice (Tay Garnett, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Pretender (W. Lee Wilder, 1947)
The Price of Fear (Abner Biberman, 1956)
Private Hell 36 (Don Siegel, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
The Prowler (Joseph Losey, 1951) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994) Available on Blu-ray
Pursued (Raoul Walsh, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
Pushover (Richard Quine, 1954)
Quicksand (Irving Pichel, 1950)
Race Street (Edwin L. Marin, 1948)
The Racket (John Cromwell, 1951)
Rage in Heaven (W.S. Van Dyke, 1941)
The Raging Tide (George Sherman, 1951)
Railroaded! (Anthony Mann, 1947)
Raw Deal (Anthony Mann, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940) Available on Blu-ray
The Reckless Moment (Max Ophüls, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Red House (Delmer Daves, 1947) Available on Blu-ray
Red Light (Roy Del Ruth, 1949)
Red Rock West (John Dahl, 1993)
Reign of Terror (Anthony Mann, 1949)
Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino, 1992) Available on Blu-ray
Ride the Pink Horse (Robert Montgomery, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Riff-Raff (Ted Tetzlaff, 1947)
Riot in Cell Block 11 (Don Siegel, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
Road House (Jean Negulesco, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Roadblock (Harold Daniels, 1951)
Rogue Cop (Roy Rowland, 1954)
Ruthless (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1948) Available on Blu-ray
Scandal Sheet (Phil Karlson, 1952)
The Scarf (E.A. Dupont, 1951)
Scarface (Howard Hawks, 1932)
Scarlet Street (Fritz Lang, 1945) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Scene of the Crime (Roy Rowland, 1949)
Screaming Mimi (Gerd Oswald, 1958)
Second Chance (Rudolph Maté, 1953)
The Second Woman (James V. Kern, 1951)
Secret Beyond the Door (Fritz Lang, 1948) Available on Blu-ray
The Secret Fury (Mel Ferrer, 1950)
The Sellout (Gerald Mayer, 1952)
The Set-Up (Robert Wise, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Se7en (David Fincher, 1995) Available on Blu-ray
711 Ocean Drive (Joseph M. Newman, 1950)
The Seventh Victim (Mark Robson, 1943)
Shack Out on 101 (Edward Dein, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock, 1943) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Shadow of a Woman (Joseph Santley, 1946)
Shadow on the Wall (Pat Jackson, 1950)
The Shadow on the Window (William Asher, 1957)
Shakedown (Joseph Pevney, 1950)
The Shanghai Gesture (Josef von Sternberg, 1941)
Shield for Murder (Edmond O'Brien & Howard W. Koch, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
Shock (Alfred L. Werker, 1946)
Shock Corridor (Samuel Fuller, 1963) Available on Blu-ray
Shockproof (Douglas Sirk, 1949)
Shoot to Kill (William Berke, 1947)
Short Cut to Hell (James Cagney, 1957)
Side Street (Anthony Mann, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
A Simple Plan (Sam Raimi, 1998) Available on Blu-ray
Sin City (Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller, 2005) Available on Blu-ray
Singapore (John Brahm, 1947)
Sleep, My Love (Douglas Sirk, 1948) Available on Blu-ray
The Sleeping City (George Sherman, 1950)
The Sleeping Tiger (Joseph Losey, 1954)
Slightly Scarlet (Allan Dwan, 1956)
The Sniper (Edward Dmytryk, 1952)
So Dark the Night (Joseph H. Lewis, 1946)
So Evil My Love (Lewis Allen, 1948)
Somewhere in the Night (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1946) Available on Blu-ray
Sorry, Wrong Number (Anatole Litvak, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Southside 1-1000 (Boris Ingster, 1950)
Spellbound (Alfred Hitchcock, 1945) Available on Blu-ray
The Spider (Robert D. Webb, 1945)
The Spiral Staircase (Robert Siodmak, 1945)
Split Second (Dick Powell, 1953)
The Steel Trap (Andrew L. Stone, 1952)
Storm Fear (Cornel Wilde, 1955) Available on Blu-ray
Storm Warning (Stuart Heisler, 1951)
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (Robert Siodmak, 1945) Available on Blu-ray
Strange Fascination (Hugo Haas, 1952)
Strange Illusion (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1945)
Strange Impersonation (Anthony Mann, 1946)
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (Lewis Milestone, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Strange Triangle (Ray McCarey, 1946)
The Strange Woman (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1946)
The Stranger (Orson Welles, 1946) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Stranger on the Third Floor (Boris Ingster, 1940) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Strangers in the Night (Anthony Mann, 1944) Available on Blu-ray
Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock, 1951) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Street of Chance (Jack Hively, 1942)
The Street with No Name (William Keighley, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
The Strip (László Kardos, 1951)
Sudden Fear (David Miller, 1952) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Suddenly (Lewis Allen, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
The Sun Sets at Dawn (Paul Sloane, 1950)
Sunset Blvd. (Billy Wilder, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Suspect (Robert Siodmak, 1944)
Suspense (Frank Tuttle, 1946)
Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock, 1941) Available on Blu-ray
Sweet Smell of Success (Alexander Mackendrick, 1957) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Talk About a Stranger (David Bradley, 1952)
The Tattered Dress (Jack Arnold, 1957)
The Tattooed Stranger (Edward Montagne, 1950)
Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976) Available on Blu-ray
Temptation (Irving Pichel, 1946)
Tension (John Berry, 1950)
They Drive By Night (Raoul Walsh, 1940)
They Live by Night (Nicholas Ray, 1948) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
They Made Me a Killer (William C. Thomas, 1946)
They Won't Believe Me (Irving Pichel, 1947)
Thief (Michael Mann, 1981) Available on Blu-ray
The Thief (Russell Rouse, 1952)
Thieves' Highway (Jules Dassin, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The 13th Letter (Otto Preminger, 1951)
This Gun for Hire (Frank Tuttle, 1942) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
This Side of the Law (Richard L. Bare, USA)
The Threat (Felix E. Feist, 1949)
Three Strangers (Jean Negulesco, 1946)
Tight Spot (Phil Karlson, 1955)
Timetable (Mark Stevens, 1956)
T-Men (Anthony Mann, 1947) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
To Have and Have Not (Howard Hawks, 1944) Available on Blu-ray
To Live and Die in L.A. (William Friedkin, 1985) Available on Blu-ray
Tomorrow is Another Day (Felix E. Feist, 1951)
Too Late for Tears (Byron Haskin, 1949) Available on Blu-ray
Touch of Evil (Orson Welles, 1958) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Trapped (Richard Fleischer, 1949)
True Romance (Tony Scott, 1993) Available on Blu-ray
The Turning Point (William Dieterle, 1952)
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (Peter Godfrey, 1947)
Try and Get Me! (Cy Endfield, 1950) Available on Blu-ray
The Two Jakes (Jack Nicholson, 1990)
Two O'Clock Courage (Anthony Mann, 1945)
Two of a Kind (Henry Levin, 1951)
Under the Gun (Ted Tetzlaff, 1951)
The Undercover Man (Joseph H. Lewis, 1949)
Undercurrent (Vincente Minnelli, 1946)
Undertow (William Castle, 1949)
Underworld (Josef von Sternberg, 1927)
The Underworld Story (Cy Endfield, 1950)
Underworld, U.S.A. (Samuel Fuller, 1961)
The Unfaithful (Vincent Sherman, 1947)
Union Station (Rudolph Maté, 1950) Available on Blu-ray
The Unknown Man (Richard Thorpe, 1951)
The Unseen (Lewis Allen, 1945)
The Unsuspected (Michael Curtiz, 1947)
The Usual Suspects (Bryan Singer, 1995) Available on Blu-ray
The Velvet Touch (Jack Gage, 1948)
The Verdict (Don Siegel, 1946)
Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) Available on Blu-ray
Vicki (Harry Horner, 1953)
Voice in the Wind (Arthur Ripley, 1944)
Walk a Crooked Mile (Gordon Douglas, 1948)
Walk Softly, Stranger (Robert Stevenson, 1950)
The Web (Michael Gordon, 1947)
The Well (Leo Popkin & Russell Rouse, 1951)
When Strangers Marry (William Castle, 1944)
Where Danger Lives (John Farrow, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Where the Sidewalk Ends (Otto Preminger, 1950) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
While the City Sleeps (Fritz Lang, 1956) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir)
Whirlpool (Otto Preminger, 1949) Available on Blu-ray
Whistle Stop (Léonide Moguy, 1946)
The Whistler (William Castle, 1944)
White Heat (Raoul Walsh, 1949) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
Wicked Woman (Russell Rouse, 1953)
The Window (Ted Tetzlaff, 1949)
Without Warning (Arnold Laven, 1952)
Witness to Murder (Roy Rowland, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
Woman in Hiding (Michael Gordon, 1950)
The Woman in the Window (Fritz Lang, 1944) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
The Woman on Pier 13 (Robert Stevenson, 1949)
The Woman on the Beach (Jean Renoir, 1947)
Woman on the Run (Norman Foster, 1950) Available on Blu-ray
A Woman's Secret (Nicholas Ray, 1949)
Women's Prison (Lewis Seiler, 1955)
World for Ransom (Robert Aldrich, 1954) Available on Blu-ray
The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock, 1956) 100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) Available on Blu-ray
You Only Live Once (Fritz Lang, 1937) Available on Blu-ray
100 Essential Noirs (or the 100 films most often referred to as noir) The 100 Most Cited Noir Films Available on Blu-ray Available on Blu-ray
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