Posts Tagged ‘250 Quintessential Noir Films’

The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

Friday, December 6th, 2019
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1950

The Asphalt Jungle

Directed by: 
John Huston
Starring: 
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Marilyn Monroe
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Country: 
USA
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Saul Bass: The Big Knife (1955)

Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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1955

The Big Knife

Directed by: 
Robert Aldrich
Starring: 
Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters
Genre: 
Film noir
Country: 
USA
Title design: 
Saul Bass
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Body and Soul (1947)

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Body and Soul (1947)

Directed by: 
Robert Rossen
Starring: 
John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere, William Conrad
Genre: 
Film noir
Country: 
USA
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My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)

Friday, March 1st, 2019
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My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)

Directed by: 
Joseph H. Lewis
Starring: 
Nina Foch, May Whitty, George Macready, Roland Varno, Anita Sharp-Bolster
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Columbia Pictures
Country: 
USA
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So Dark the Night (1946)

Friday, March 1st, 2019
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So Dark the Night (1946)

Directed by: 
Joseph H. Lewis
Starring: 
Steven Geray, Micheline Cheirel, Eugene Borden, Ann Codee, Helen Freeman
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Columbia Pictures
Country: 
USA
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Dead Reckoning (1947)

Saturday, June 16th, 2018
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Dead Reckoning (1947)

Directed by: 
John Cromwell
Starring: 
Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane, William Prince
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Columbia Pictures
Country: 
USA
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Hangover Square (1945)

Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Hangover Square (1945)

Directed by: 
John Brahm
Starring: 
Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Glenn Langan, Faye Marlowe
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
20th Century Fox
Country: 
USA
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He Walked by Night (1948)

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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1948

He Walked by Night

Directed by: 
Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann
Starring: 
Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell, James Cardwell
Genre: 
Film noir
Country: 
USA
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The Breaking Point (1950)

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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1950

The Breaking Point

Directed by: 
Michael Curtiz
Starring: 
John Garfield, Patricia Neal, Phyllis Thaxter, Juano Hernandez, Wallace Ford
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Warner Bros.
Country: 
USA
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The Crimson Kimono (1959)

Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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The Crimson Kimono (1959)

Directed by: 
Samuel Fuller
Starring: 
Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee, Paul Dubov
Studio: 
Columbia Pictures
Country: 
USA
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The Killer Is Loose (1956)

Monday, July 10th, 2017
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The Killer Is Loose (1956)

Directed by: 
Budd Boetticher
Starring: 
Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr., Michael Pate
Genre: 
Film noir
Country: 
USA
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They Live by Night (1948)

Monday, June 19th, 2017
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1948

They Live by Night

Directed by: 
Nicholas Ray
Starring: 
Cathy O’Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen, Helen Craig
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
RKO Radio Pictures
Country: 
USA
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Call Northside 777 (1948)

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Call Northside 777 (1948)

Directed by: 
Henry Hathaway
Starring: 
James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker, Betty Garde
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Twentieth Century Fox
Country: 
USA
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Criss Cross (1949)

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Criss Cross (1949)

Directed by: 
Robert Siodmak
Starring: 
Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Esy Morales
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Universal Pictures
Country: 
USA
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Mildred Pierce (1945)

Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Mildred Pierce (1945)

Directed by: 
Michael Curtiz
Starring: 
Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden, Ann Blyth
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Warner Bros.
Country: 
USA
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Road House (1948)

Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Road House (1948)

Directed by: 
Jean Negulesco
Starring: 
Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark, O.Z. Whitehead
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Twentieth Century Fox
Country: 
USA
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Sudden Fear (1952)

Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Sudden Fear (1952)

Directed by: 
David Miller
Starring: 
Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennett, Virginia Huston
Genre: 
Film noir
Country: 
USA
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The Lodger (1944)

Friday, December 16th, 2016
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The Lodger (1944)

Directed by: 
John Brahm
Starring: 
Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Laird Cregar, Cedric Hardwicke, Sara Allgood
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
Twentieth Century Fox
Country: 
USA
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The House on 92nd Street (1945)

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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The House on 92nd Street (1945)

Directed by: 
Henry Hathaway
Starring: 
William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Gene Lockhart, Leo G. Carroll
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
20th Century Fox
Country: 
USA
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I Wake Up Screaming (1941)

Friday, November 25th, 2016
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1941

I Wake Up Screaming

Directed by: 
H. Bruce Humberstone
Starring: 
Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Laird Cregar, Elisha Cook Jr.
Genre: 
Film noir
Studio: 
20th Century Fox
Country: 
USA
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