Film-Noir, US Prime Video ($0.00 with Membership), Exclude Titles I've Seen (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.4
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A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star determined to make a triumphant return.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

Votes: 211,978

2. In a Lonely Place (1950)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. However, she soon starts to have her doubts.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 29,312

3. Ace in the Hole (1951)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.1
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72 Metascore

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to rekindle his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Votes: 34,059 | Gross: $3.97M

4. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders

Votes: 28,862 | Gross: $0.01M

5. The Woman in the Window (1944)

Passed | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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A conservative middle aged professor engages in a relationship with a femme fatale, he's plunged into a nightmarish world of blackmail and murder.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon

Votes: 15,253

6. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.4
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A man is reunited with his childhood friend and her husband, who believe he knows the truth about the death of her rich aunt years earlier.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

Votes: 9,227

7. Detour (1945)

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

7.4
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Chance events trap hitchhiking nightclub pianist Al Roberts in a tightening net of death, deception and blackmail.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald

Votes: 16,534 | Gross: $0.02M

8. He Walked by Night (1948)

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

7.1
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This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | Stars: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell

Votes: 5,626

9. The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Two fishermen pick up a psychopathic escaped convict who tells them that he intends to murder them when the ride is over.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman, José Torvay

Votes: 8,336

10. Dead End (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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The lives of a young man and woman, an infamous gangster and a group of street kids converge one day in a volatile New York City slum.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 7,165

11. Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand

Votes: 6,632

12. The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern, Raymond Burr

Votes: 5,147

13. Terror by Night (1946)

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

6.8
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When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 5,840

14. Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Music

6.4
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A successful nightclub singer weds a struggling songwriter, but when his fame eclipses hers, she delves into alcoholism.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Susan Hayward, Lee Bowman, Marsha Hunt, Eddie Albert

Votes: 1,423

15. Crime of Passion (1956)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Kathy leaves the newspaper business to marry homicide detective Bill but is frustrated by his lack of ambition and the banality of life in the suburbs. Her drive to advance Bill's career soon takes her down a dangerous path.

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr, Fay Wray

Votes: 2,115

16. Scandal Sheet (1952)

Passed | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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The editor of an exploitation newspaper commits a murder and assigns his protégé to investigate hoping to divert attention away from himself.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Broderick Crawford, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 2,341

17. The Mob (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Johnny Damico botches a murder case and is suspended from the force. In reality, he is put undercover to identify the mysterious boss of the NY waterfront who has murdered everyone in his way. Will Johnny be next in line?

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Betty Buehler, Richard Kiley, Otto Hulett

Votes: 1,683

18. Whistle Stop (1946)

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

5.6
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When beautiful Mary returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.

Director: Léonide Moguy | Stars: George Raft, Ava Gardner, Victor McLaglen, Tom Conway

Votes: 1,121

19. Edge of Doom (1950)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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A mentally unbalanced young man kills a priest. One of the priest's colleagues sets out to find the killer.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Robert Keith

Votes: 678

20. Behind Green Lights (1946)

Passed | 64 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.4
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Police lieutenant Sam Carson investigates a political murder after the victim is dumped at the door of police headquarters.

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Carole Landis, William Gargan, Richard Crane, Mary Anderson

Votes: 818

21. Finger of Guilt (1956)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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A married movie studio executive's life starts to unravel when he is stalked by a seductively beautiful woman he claims he does not know.

Directors: Joseph Losey, Alec C. Snowden | Stars: Richard Basehart, Mary Murphy, Constance Cummings, Roger Livesey

Votes: 448

22. The Hairy Ape (1944)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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During the 1940s, social class conflict is depicted when a spoiled socialite, traveling on a freighter, calls the ship's head stoker a hairy ape, provoking him into stalking the rich woman once ashore in New York.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: William Bendix, Susan Hayward, John Loder, Dorothy Comingore

Votes: 424

23. Apology for Murder (1945)

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

5.9
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When a reporter helps his girlfriend murder her rich husband, an innocent man gets the blame and faces execution.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Ann Savage, Russell Hicks, Charles D. Brown

Votes: 272

24. Lady in the Death House (1944)

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

5.3
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A young woman is on death row for the murder of a man who was blackmailing her family, although she claims she was framed. Her fiance, a doctor who is conducting experiments on reviving the... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Jean Parker, Lionel Atwill, Douglas Fowley, Marcia Mae Jones

Votes: 353

25. The Judge (1949)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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A crooked lawyer blackmails a client into a murder plot against his wife.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Milburn Stone, Katherine DeMille, Paul Guilfoyle, Stanley Waxman

Votes: 146

26. Wildcat (1942)

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

5.6
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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: 109


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