Classics & Film Noirby jdpham | created - 06 Jan 2018 | updated - 07 Oct 2018 | Public
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4. This Gun for Hire (1942)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.
5. Among the Living (1941)
Approved | 67 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A mentally unstable man, who has been kept in isolation for years, escapes and causes trouble for his identical twin brother.
8. Wicked Woman (1953)
Approved | 77 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Drifting floozy Billie Nash gets a bar job where she seduces the owner's husband by convincing him to defraud his drunkard wife in order to elope together to Mexico but a sleazy neighbor with designs on Billie jeopardizes her plans.
10. The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A veteran homicide detective who has witnessed his socialite girlfriend kill her husband sees his inexperienced brother assigned to the case.
11. The Underworld Story (1950)
Passed | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The story of the fight of a small-town newspaper to free an innocent girl of a murder charge, with the publisher of a metropolitan city newspaper heading, by forced circumstances, the opposing forces.
12. Southside 1-1000 (1950)
Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The US secret service goes after a counterfeit ring, whose engraver Eugene Deane has covertly constructed his plates while serving a life sentence in San Quentin. In order to infiltrate the... See full summary »
13. The Threat (1949)
Passed | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Vicious hood 'Red' Kluger escapes from Folsom State Prison and follows through on his threats to the detective who arrested him and the D.A. who convicted him.
15. Bodyguard (1948)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After being fired for insubordination, homicide detective Mike Carter is hired as bodyguard by the owner of a local meat-packing plant where a meat inspector has been murdered.
16. I Walk Alone (1947)
Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Frankie Madison leaves prison expecting a share from his ex-partner. But Prohibition bootlegging didn't prepare Frankie for Big Business.
17. High Tide (1947)
Approved | 72 min | Film-Noir, Mystery
A fast-moving automobile fails to make a sharp turn of the highway from Malibu to Los Angeles. It overturns and its occupants, Tim Slade, Newspaper man turned private investigator, and Hugh... See full summary »
18. The Unsuspected (1947)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
The secretary of an affably suave radio mystery host mysteriously commits suicide after his wealthy young niece disappears.
19. Night Editor (1946)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
"Night Editor" was based on the already existing radio program in which a newspaper editor would recount the 'inside story' of some bit newspaper story, and later became a television series... See full summary »
21. Jealousy (1945)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The wife of an alcoholic writer must take a job as a taxi driver to make ends meet. A young man she picks up as a fare befriends her, but when her husband is found murdered, the police suspect she and her new "friend" committed the murder.
22. Quiet Please: Murder (1942)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Book thief/forger sells a fake book to a Nazi through a female agent. A detective tries to uncover who the forger is and gets in the middle of a three way struggle for rare books and revenge in a public library.
23. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
24. Somewhere in Time (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
Votes: 25,495 | Gross: $9.71M
26. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Votes: 376,952 | Gross: $1.59M
28. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 96,367 | Gross: $70.60M
29. Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's (1965)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Family
A compilation of primarly Laurel and Hardy shorts---From Soup to Nuts, Wrong Again, Putting the Pants on Philip, The Finishing Touch, Sugar Daddies and short clips from others---plus Max ... See full summary »
30. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.
Votes: 841,629 | Gross: $248.16M
32. Rear Window (1954)
PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Votes: 416,780 | Gross: $36.76M
33. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.
Votes: 336,921 | Gross: $3.20M
34. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Not Rated | 161 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
Votes: 55,969 | Gross: $11.90M
35. That Certain Thing (1928)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Molly Kelly wants to marry a millionaire. When she runs into Andy Charles, heir to a restaurant fortune, she jumps at the chance and marries him. Andy's father if furious and disinherits ... See full summary »
36. Submarine (1928)
Approved | 93 min | Action, Drama
Two sailors who are always competing against each other set their sights on the same girl. When she chooses one over the other, their friendship ends acrimoniously. However, things change ... See full summary »
39. The 9th Guest (1934)
Passed | 65 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Eight strangers are invited to spend the night in a penthouse apartment. After being wined and dined, a voice on the radio informs them that they will be murdered unless they manage to outwit the ninth guest: Death.
40. Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951)
100 min | Adventure
A sea captain becomes involved with a servant girl in early New Orleans. She sees him as a way to gain access into wealthy households.
42. The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Approved | 97 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Master swindler James Reavis painstakingly spends years forging documents and land grants that will make his wife and him undisputed owners of the entire state of Arizona.
43. Champagne for Caesar (1950)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
In order to get even with the pompous president of a soap company, an eccentric genius goes on his quiz show in order to bankrupt his company.
44. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.