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Best Film Noir Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Film noir films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all film noir movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This film noir movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of film noir films also contains film noir movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This film noir films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best film noir movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This film noir movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvoting your favorites gets them to rise to the top of the list.

List of film noir films includes film noir movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this list as your own, then get your friends' input on this topic by sharing it on your social networks.

These are the top films in the film noir genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the film noir genre in it. Be it the motifs of the film noir genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Be sure to thums up items like The Well or The Man I Love if you like them. If we missed any film noir movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous film noir movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about film noir movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the film noir movies. List includes photos and film noir movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

Items here include everything from Afraid to Talk to Detective Story.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these film noir movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good film noir movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest film noir movies, here is the full film noir movies list, ordered from best to worst.


All sorts of directors have taken on Film noir movies. Examples include Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick, and Robert Mitchum.

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    #8 on the original list Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich

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    #16 on the original list Lana Turner, Hume Cronyn, John Garfield

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    #1 on the original list Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray

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    #5 on the original list Buster Keaton, William Holden, Yvette Vickers

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    #9 on the original list Vincent Price, Gene Tierney, Judith Anderson

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    #18 on the original list Sterling Hayden, Vince Edwards, Marie Windsor

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    #2 on the original list Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

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    #19 on the original list James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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    #12 on the original list Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Hume Cronyn

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    #11 on the original list Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Rhonda Fleming

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    #3 on the original list Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Joseph Cotten

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    #6 on the original list & added by VisualSubterfuge Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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    #27 on the original list Lee Marvin, Glenn Ford, Carolyn Jones

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    #58 on the original list Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Malone

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    #4 on the original list Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Leo G. Carroll

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    #23 on the original list Marilyn Monroe, Jack Warden, James Whitmore

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    #20 on the original list Peter Lorre, Theo Lingen, Georg John

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    #28 on the original list Gene Tierney, Richard Widmark, Herbert Lom

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    #69 on the original list Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Young

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    #67 on the original list Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury, Charles Boyer

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    #7 on the original list Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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    #71 on the original list Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    #94 on the original list Jack Palance, Richard Widmark, Zero Mostel

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    #46 on the original list Ingrid Bergman, Alfred Hitchcock, Gregory Peck

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    #42 on the original list Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan

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    #63 on the original list Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Mike Mazurki

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    #35 on the original list Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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    #45 on the original list Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Errol Flynn

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    #40 on the original list Richard Widmark, Thelma Ritter, Milburn Stone

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    #56 on the original list Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Lurene Tuttle

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    #86 on the original list Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Brian Donlevy

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    #115 on the original list Janet Leigh, Robert Taylor, Anne Francis

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    #10 on the original list Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish

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    #15 on the original list Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Mark Roberts

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    #96 on the original list Charlton Heston, Harry Morgan, Dean Jagger

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    new! & #62 on the original list & added by HeroicRebellion Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Agnes Moorehead

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    #21 on the original list Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    #25 on the original list James Cagney, Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo

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    #101 on the original list Robert Mitchum, Edward G. Robinson, DeForest Kelley

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    #31 on the original list Joan Crawford, Eve Arden, Butterfly McQueen

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    #14 on the original list Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    #55 on the original list Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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    #33 on the original list James Stewart, Doris Day, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Gael García Bernal, Pedro Almodóvar, Leonor Watling

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    #43 on the original list Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Iron Eyes Cody

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    #38 on the original list Jane Wyman, Ray Milland, Frank Faylen

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    #123 on the original list Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson, Teresa Wright

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    #54 on the original list Veronica Lake, Ray Milland, Alan Ladd

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    #24 on the original list Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

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