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The Best Neo-noir Movies

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

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

List of neo-noir films includes neo-noir movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. After you've voted for the best movies, you can share this on Facebook, Twitter and more to get your friends' opinions.

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

Are you one of those people that doesn't like Breathless or Dark City? Then vote those things down to have your voice heard. If we missed any neo-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 neo-noir movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about neo-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 neo-noir movies. List includes photos and neo-noir movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List contains movies like The Gingerbread Man andFargo.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these neo-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 neo-noir movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest neo-noir movies, here is the full neo-noir movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Neo-noir films, including Martin Scorsese and Oliver Stone.

The Best Neo-noir Movies Films
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    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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    Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette

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    Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery, Don Cheadle

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    Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

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    Annette Bening, John Cusack, Martin Scorsese Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Emma Thomas, Barbara Stepansky, John Nolan

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    Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, John Malkovich

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    Jack Nicholson, Tom Waits, Madeleine Stowe

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    Jean Seberg, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Paul Belmondo

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    Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Eli Wallach

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    Jennifer Lopez, Sean Penn, Claire Danes

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    Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean, Rebecca Hall

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    Sting, Tommy Lee Jones, Melanie Griffith

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    Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

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    Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston, Vanity

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    Jennifer Connelly, Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen

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    Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo

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    Jorja Fox, Steve Monroe, William Russell

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    Marilu Henner, Peter Boyle, Sylvia Sidney Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kris Kristofferson, Divine, Lori Singer

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    Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth, Ellen Burstyn

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    Bijou Phillips, Izabella Miko, Elias Koteas

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    Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, Charlotte Rampling

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    Jeff Goldblum, Laurence Fishburne, Clarence Williams III

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    Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams

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    Reese Witherspoon, Susan Sarandon, Paul Newman

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    Elisabeth Shue, Richard Linklater, Shelley Duvall

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    Hernán Méndez, Julio César Valencia, Weimar Delgado ...

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    Monica Bellucci, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman

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    Dennis Hopper, Debra Winger, Diane Ladd

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    Jennifer Lopez, Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine

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    Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Lucy Liu, Famke Janssen, Harvey Keitel

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    Angelina Jolie, David Duchovny, Peter Stormare

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    Worms & Butterflies Shailesh Kochhar, Michael Mesmer

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