Film-Noir Movies
The Woman on the Beach (1947)

The Woman on the Beach (1947)

The Woman on the Beach (1947)
IMDb: 6.4
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A Coast Guardsman suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress becomes involved with a beautiful and enigmatic seductress married to a blind painter.

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I Was a Shoplifter (1950)

I Was a Shoplifter (1950)

I Was a Shoplifter (1950)
IMDb: 6.0
74

A police detective uses any means possible to trap a gang of shoplifters.

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Behind the High Wall (1956)

Behind the High Wall (1956)

Behind the High Wall (1956)
IMDb: 6.3
85

A group prison breakout goes from bad to worse when the desperate warden tries to steal the gang’s dough.

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The Unguarded Moment (1956)

The Unguarded Moment (1956)

The Unguarded Moment (1956)
IMDb: 6.3
95

A high-school music teacher is the victim of a student who writes indecent notes and assaults women.

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A Woman’s Vengeance (1948)

A Woman’s Vengeance (1948)

A Woman’s Vengeance (1948)
IMDb: 6.8
96

A cheating husband is charged in the poisoning death of his invalid wife, in spite of other women and suicide also being suspected.

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World in My Corner (1956)

World in My Corner (1956)

World in My Corner (1956)
IMDb: 6.5
82

A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea — “born in a dump, educated in an alley” — catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him…

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The Square Jungle (1955)

The Square Jungle (1955)

The Square Jungle (1955)
IMDb: 6.4
86

Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing.

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The Web (1947)

The Web (1947)

The Web (1947)
IMDb: 7.1
87

A brash young lawyer takes a short-term but high-paid job as bodyguard for a slick business exec being threatened by a former partner, and quickly realizes he may be in…

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The Shadow on the Window (1957)

The Shadow on the Window (1957)

The Shadow on the Window (1957)
IMDb: 6.1
76

Three delinquents murder a prosperous farm owner at an isolated farm house. The one witness to the crime – the dead man’s secretary – is then taken hostage.

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Women’s Prison (1955)

Women’s Prison (1955)

Women’s Prison (1955)
IMDb: 6.5
79

A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women’s prison.

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Accused of Murder (1956)

Accused of Murder (1956)

Accused of Murder (1956)
IMDb: 5.6
74

The story tells of nightclub singer Vera Ralston, who is accused of murder; and it looks like she’s guilty as she was the last person to see crooked attorney Hobart…

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A Woman’s Devotion (1956)

A Woman’s Devotion (1956)

A Woman’s Devotion (1956)
IMDb: 6.0
88

An artist suffering from mental problems from his experiences during the war goes to Acapulco on his honeymoon. Soon young women are turning up dead in the area, and the…

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Deported (1950)

Deported (1950)

Deported (1950)
IMDb: 6.4
89

The real-life deportation of gangster Lucky Luciano was the inspiration for this romanticized and slightly crackbrained crime drama. Jeff Chandler plays the Luciano counterpart, who once he arrives in Italy…

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Ministry of Fear (1944)

Ministry of Fear (1944)

Ministry of Fear (1944)
IMDb: 7.2
86

Stephen Neale is released into WWII England after two years in an asylum, but it doesn’t seem so sane outside either. On his way back to London to rejoin civilization,…

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A Bullet Is Waiting (1954)

A Bullet Is Waiting (1954)

A Bullet Is Waiting (1954)
IMDb: 5.5
90

A plane carrying a sheriff and a man indicted for manslaughter is wrecked on a lonely California beach and the prisoner manages to escape, after a struggle, only to be…

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Outrage (1950)

Outrage (1950)

Outrage (1950)
IMDb: 6.8
75

A young woman who has just become engaged has her life completely shattered when she is raped while on her way home from work.

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Party Girl (1958)

Party Girl (1958)

Party Girl (1958)
IMDb: 7.0
99

Slick lawyer Thomas Farrell has made a career of defending mobsters in trials. It’s not until he meets a lovely showgirl at a mob party that he realizes that there’s…

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Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)
IMDb: 7.1
81

When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true…

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