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50 Best Film Noir Movies Of All Time (2019) Famous Classics

10. Notorious


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Alfred Hitchcock
Cast – Claude Rains, Ingrid Bergman, Louis Calhern, Cary Grant, Leopoldine Konstantin
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%
Release Date – Alfred Hitchcock
Box Office – $24.5 million
Genre – Drama, Romance
Awards – None
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9. The Killing


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Stanley Kubrick
Cast – Vince Edwards, Coleen Gray, Sterling Hayden
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%
Release Date – 20 May 1956
Box Office – $320,000
Genre – Crime, Drama
Awards – None
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8. The Night of the Hunter


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Charles Laughton
Cast – Lillian Gish, Robert Mitchum, Billy Chapin, Shelley Winters
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 99%
Release Date – 1 January 1955
Box Office – $795,000
Genre – Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards – None
Plot –

7. Diabolique


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Jeremiah S. Chechik
Cast – Chazz Palminteri, Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Spalding Gray, Adam Hann-Byrd, Allen Garfield
IMDB Rating – 5.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 18%
Release Date – 22 March 1996
Box Office – $17.1 million
Genre – Drama, Horror
Awards – None
Plot –

6. The Touch of Evil


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Orson Welles
Cast – Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Marlene Dietrich, Akim Tamiroff
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%
Release Date – 23 April 1958
Box Office – $2.2 million
Genre – Crime, Drama
Awards – None
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5. Strangers on a Train


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Alfred Hitchcock
Cast – Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Farley Granger
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%
Release Date – 30 June 1951
Box Office – $2,932,000
Genre – Crime, Thriller
Awards – None
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4. The Maltese Falcon


Film-Noir Movies
Director – John Huston
Cast – Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, Lee Patrick, Barton MacLane
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 100%
Release Date – 3 October 1941
Box Office – $1,772,000
Genre – Film-Noir, Mystery
Awards – None
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3. The Third Man


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Carol Reed
Cast – Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard
IMDB Rating – 8.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 99%
Release Date – 31 August 1949
Box Office – $277,549
Genre – Mystery, Thriller
Awards – None
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2. Double Indemnity


Film-Noir Movies
Director – Billy Wilder
Cast – Edward G. Robinson, Barbara Stanwyck, Jean Heather, Fred MacMurray, Byron Barr, Porter Hall
IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%
Release Date – 24 April 1944
Box Office – $5 million
Genre – Crime, Drama
Awards – None
Plot –

1. Sunset Blvd.



Director – Billy Wilder
Cast – Gloria Swanson, Fred Clark, Nancy Olson, William Holden, Lloyd Gough
IMDB Rating – 8.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%
Release Date – 10 August 1950
Box Office – $5 million
Genre – Drama, Film-Noir
Awards – Won 3 Oscars
Plot –

Film noir is often said to be as a film making style of several directors. Many directors achieved stardom from their film noirs. From Fritz lang to Billy wilder to Alfred hitchcock every director of produced a film noir in their career during the black and white era. Which film noir is your favorite? Who is your favorite film noir director?