Film noir is not a clearly defined genre (see here for details on the characteristics). Therefore, the composition of this list may be controversial. To minimize dispute the films included here should preferably feature a footnote linking to a reliable, published source which states that the mentioned film is considered to be a film noir by an expert in this field, e.g.    
Backfire. (1950 film) Backfire is a 1950 American film noir crime film directed by Vincent Sherman starring Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo, Gordon MacRae, Viveca Lindfors and Dane Clark . The film was written by Larry Marcus, Ben Roberts and Ivan Goff. Goff and Roberts would go on to write White Heat the following year, a film that also stars O ...
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A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put him in prison. Director: Arthur Ripley | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Jacques Aubuchon, Keely Smith. Votes: 3,220.
Top Ten Film Noir Movies - released 1951. According to Spencer Shelby's film noir directory, a total of 39 film noir movies were released during this year. Here are my top 10 list. 1. Ace in the Hole (1951) Error: please try again. A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a ...
The Big Sleep (1946 film) The Big Steal. The Bigamist (1953 film) Black Angel (1946 film) Black Hand (1950 film) Black Silk. Black Tuesday (film) Blackmail (1947 film) Blast of Silence.
Jun 12, 2019 · 100 Best Film-Noir movies. 1. Sunset Blvd. (1950) Error: please try again. A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star determined to make a triumphant return. Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson. 2.