Film Noir

  • Notorious

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    Notorious (1946)
    In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian, a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with…
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  • The Hitch-Hiker

    Image The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
    The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
    Ray and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends plot an escape, but the hitchhiker's peculiar physical affliction, an…
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  • The Glass Key

    Image The Glass Key (1942)
    The Glass Key (1942)
    During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associating to the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. When Ralph’s son, Taylor Henry, a gambler and the lover of Paul’s sister Opal, is murdered, Paul’s right arm, Ed Beaumont, finds his body on the street.…
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  • Night and the City

    Image Night and the City (1950)
    Night and the City (1950)
    Londoner Harry Fabian is a second-rate con man looking for an angle. After years of putting up with Harry's schemes, his girlfriend, Mary, becomes fed up when he taps her for yet another loan. His latest ploy, promoting an aging Greek wrestler, goes awry when the wrestler dies and everyone points the finger at Harry. Hiding out in a riverfront…
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  • Woman on the Run

    Image Woman on the Run (1950)
    Woman on the Run (1950)
    Frank Johnson, a sole witness to a gangland murder, goes into hiding and is trailed by Police Inspector Ferris, on the theory that Frank is trying to escape from possible retaliation. Frank's wife, Eleanor, suspects he is actually running away from their unsuccessful marriage. Aided by a newspaperman, Danny Leggett, Eleanor sets out to locate her husband. The killer is…
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  • White Heat

    Image White Heat (1949)
    White Heat (1949)
    A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and then leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. After the heist, events take a crazy turn.
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  • Too Late for Tears

    Image Too Late for Tears (1949)
    Too Late for Tears (1949)
    One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer's back seat. Alan wants to turn it over to the police, but Jane persuades him to hang onto it 'for a while'. Soon, the Palmers are traced by one Danny Fuller, a sleazy character who claims the…
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  • The Big Clock

    Image The Big Clock (1948)
    The Big Clock (1948)
    Stroud, a crime magazine's crusading editor has to post-pone a vacation with his wife, again, when a glamorous blonde is murdered and he is assigned by his publishing boss Janoth to find the killer. As the investigation proceeds to its conclusion, Stroud must try to disrupt his ordinarily brilliant investigative team as they increasingly build evidence (albeit wrong) that he…
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  • The Dark Mirror

    Image The Dark Mirror (1946)
    The Dark Mirror (1946)
    A sister and her disturbed twin are implicated in a murder and a police detective must figure out which one's the killer.
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  • The Naked City

    Image The Naked City (1948)
    The Naked City (1948)
    The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A veteran cop is placed in charge of the case and he sets about, with the help of other beat cops and detectives, finding the girl's killer.
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  • Pickup on South Street

    Image Pickup on South Street (1953)
    Pickup on South Street (1953)
    In New York City, an insolent pickpocket, Skip McCoy, inadvertently sets off a chain of events when he targets ex-prostitute Candy and steals her wallet. Unaware that she has been making deliveries of highly classified information to the communists, Candy, who has been trailed by FBI agents for months in hopes of nabbing the spy ringleader, is sent by her…
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  • The Lady from Shanghai

    Image The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
    The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
    A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
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  • Who Done It?

    Image Who Done It? (1942)
    Who Done It? (1942)
    Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.
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  • Backfire

    Image Backfire (1950)
    Backfire (1950)
    When he's discharged from a military hospital, ex-GI Bob Corey goes on a search for his army buddy Steve Connolly. A reformed crook, Connolly is on the lam from a trumped-up murder rap, and Corey hopes to clear his pal. Tagging along is Army nurse Julie Benson, who has fallen for Corey.
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  • Crime Wave

    Image Crime Wave (1953)
    Crime Wave (1953)
    Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter. The other two former cellmates then attempt to force him into doing a bank job.
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  • Double Indemnity

    Image Double Indemnity (1944)
    Double Indemnity (1944)
    A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays double if the death is accidental.
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  • Sunset Boulevard

    Image Sunset Boulevard (1950)
    Sunset Boulevard (1950)
    A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
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