They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? 250 Quintessential Noir Films (1940-1964)

Ratings by Sam.

Title Year Rating
Letter, The 1940
Stranger on the Third Floor 1940
Among the Living 1941
High Sierra 1941
I Wake Up Screaming 1941
Maltese Falcon, The 1941 7
Shanghai Gesture, The 1941
Suspicion 1941
Glass Key, The 1942
Street of Chance 1942
This Gun for Hire 1942
Journey Into Fear 1943
Shadow of a Doubt 1943
Christmas Holiday 1944
Dark Waters 1944
Double Indemnity 1944 9
Laura 1944
Lodger, The 1944
Mask of Dimitrios, The 1944
Ministry of Fear 1944
Murder, My Sweet 1944
Phantom Lady 1944
Suspect, The 1944
When Strangers Marry 1944
Woman in the Window, The 1945
Conflict 1945
Cornered 1945
Danger Signal 1945
Detour 1945 7
Fallen Angel 1945
Hangover Square 1945
House on 92nd Street, The 1945
Johnny Angel 1945
Leave Her to Heaven 1945
Lost Weekend, The 1945
Mildred Pierce 1945
My Name Is Julia Ross 1945
Scarlet Street 1945
Spellbound 1945
Strange Affair of Uncle Harry, The 1945
Strange Illusion 1945
Big Sleep, The 1946 8
Black Angel 1946
Blue Dahlia, The 1946
Chase, The 1946
Crack-Up 1946
Dark Corner, The 1946
Dark Mirror, The 1946
Deadline at Dawn 1946
Gilda 1946
Killers, The 1946
Locket, The 1946
Nobody Lives Forever 1946
Nocturne 1946
Notorious 1946 8
Postman Always Rings Twice, The 1946
Shock 1946
So Dark the Night 1946
Somewhere in the Night 1946
Strange Love of Martha Ivers, The 1946
Stranger, The 1946
Suspense 1946
Undercurrent 1946
Lady in the Lake 1947
Body and Soul 1947
Boomerang! 1947
Born to Kill 1947
Brasher Doubloon, The 1947
Brute Force 1947
Crossfire 1947
Dark Passage 1947
Dead Reckoning 1947
Desperate 1947
Fear in the Night 1947
Framed 1947
High Wall 1947
Johnny O'Clock 1947
Kiss of Death 1947
Long Night, The 1947
Nightmare Alley 1947
Nora Prentiss 1947
Out of the Past 1947 9
Possessed 1947
Railroaded! 1947
Red House, The 1947
Ride the Pink Horse 1947
They Won't Believe Me 1947
T-Men 1947
Unsuspected, The 1947
Web, The 1947
Woman on the Beach, The 1947
Lady from Shanghai, The 1947
I Walk Alone 1948
Behind Locked Doors 1948
Berlin Express 1948
Big Clock, The 1948 7
Call Northside 777 1948
Cry of the City 1948
Dark Past, The 1948
Force of Evil 1948
He Walked by Night 1948
Hollow Triumph 1948
Key Largo 1948 8
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands 1948
Moonrise 1948
Naked City, The 1948
Night Has a Thousand Eyes 1948
Pitfall 1948
Raw Deal 1948
Road House 1948
Ruthless 1948
Secret Beyond the Door... 1948
Sorry, Wrong Number 1948
Street with No Name, The 1948
They Live by Night 1948
Act of Violence 1948
Accused, The 1949
Beyond the Forest 1949
Border Incident 1949
Caught 1949
Champion 1949
Criss Cross 1949
Follow Me Quietly 1949
Gun Crazy 1949 9
House of Strangers 1949
Impact 1949
Reckless Moment, The 1949
Red Light 1949
Set-Up, The 1949 6
Thieves' Highway 1949
Third Man, The 1949 7
Too Late for Tears 1949
Undercover Man, The 1949
Whirlpool 1949
White Heat 1949 8
Window, The 1949
I Married a Communist 1949
D.O.A. 1950
File on Thelma Jordon, The 1950
Tension 1950
711 Ocean Drive 1950
Armored Car Robbery 1950
Asphalt Jungle, The 1950
Breaking Point, The 1950
Damned Don't Cry, The 1950
Dark City 1950
Destination Murder 1950
Edge of Doom 1950
Guilty Bystander 1950
House by the River 1950
In a Lonely Place 1950 8
Killer That Stalked New York, The 1950
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 1950
A Lady Without Passport 1950
Man Who Cheated Himself, The 1950
Mystery Street 1950
Night and the City 1950
One Way Street 1950
Panic in the Streets 1950
Side Street 1950
Sleeping City, The 1950
Southside 1-1000 1950
Sunset Boulevard 1950 10
Tattooed Stranger, The 1950
Union Station 1950
Where Danger Lives 1950
Where the Sidewalk Ends 1950
Woman on the Run 1950
Sound of Fury, The 1950
Ace in the Hole 1951
Cause for Alarm! 1951
Cry Danger 1951
Detective Story 1951
Enforcer, The 1951
He Ran All the Way 1951
His Kind of Woman 1951
I Was a Communist for the FBI 1951
M 1951
Mob, The 1951
Prowler, The 1951
Racket, The 1951
Roadblock 1951
Second Woman, The 1951
Strangers on a Train 1951
Strip, The 1951
Unknown Man, The 1951
On Dangerous Ground 1952
Beware, My Lovely 1952
Captive City, The 1952
Clash by Night 1952
Kansas City Confidential 1952 8
Loan Shark 1952
Macao 1952
Narrow Margin, The 1952 7
Scandal Sheet 1952
Sniper, The 1952
Sudden Fear 1952
Talk About a Stranger 1952
Thief, The 1952
Turning Point, The 1952
Angel Face 1952 7
99 River Street 1953
Big Heat, The 1953
Blue Gardenia, The 1953
City That Never Sleeps 1953
Hitch-Hiker, The 1953
I, the Jury 1953
Jeopardy 1953
Niagara 1953
Pickup on South Street 1953 9
Vicki 1953
Black Tuesday 1954
Crime Wave 1954
Drive a Crooked Road 1954
Human Desire 1954
Private Hell 36 1954
Pushover 1954
Rogue Cop 1954
Suddenly 1954
Witness to Murder 1954
World for Ransom 1954
Big Combo, The 1955
Big Knife, The 1955
Desperate Hours, The 1955
Killer's Kiss 1955
Kiss Me Deadly 1955 8
Mr. Arkadin 1955
Night of the Hunter, The 1955 8
Phenix City Story, The 1955
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 1956
Killer Is Loose, The 1956
Killing, The 1956 7
Nightmare 1956
Slightly Scarlet 1956
While the City Sleeps 1956
Wrong Man, The 1956
Nightfall 1957
Burglar, The 1957
Crime of Passion 1957
Plunder Road 1957
Sweet Smell of Success 1957 10
Lineup, The 1958
Murder by Contract 1958
Party Girl 1958
Touch of Evil 1958 7
Crimson Kimono, The 1959
Odds Against Tomorrow 1959
Underworld U.S.A. 1961 7
Cape Fear 1962
Naked Kiss, The 1964