The Best Neo-noir Movies Films

The Best Neo-noir Movies

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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.

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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    Drive is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Memento is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

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    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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    Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    Blood Simple is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh

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    Brick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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    Lost Highway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette

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    Red Rock West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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    The Two Jakes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Tom Waits, Madeleine Stowe

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    Mulholland Falls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, John Malkovich

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    The Grifters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Annette Bening, John Cusack, Martin Scorsese

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    Devil in a Blue Dress is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery, Don Cheadle

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    Hard Eight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    Breathless is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

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

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    U Turn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Jennifer Lopez, Sean Penn, Claire Danes

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    Thief is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

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    Following is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Emma Thomas, Barbara Stepansky, John Nolan

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    Stormy Monday is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Sting, Tommy Lee Jones, Melanie Griffith

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    The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

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    Red Riding: 1974 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean, Rebecca Hall

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    The Hot Spot is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Jennifer Connelly, Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen

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    Night and the City is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Eli Wallach

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    The Salton Sea is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo

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    Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Dennis Hopper, Debra Winger, Diane Ladd

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    52 Pick-Up is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston, Vanity

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    City of Industry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Lucy Liu, Famke Janssen, Harvey Keitel

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    The Kill-Off is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Jorja Fox, Steve Monroe, William Russell

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    Deep Cover is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Jeff Goldblum, Laurence Fishburne, Clarence Williams III

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    Hammett is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Marilu Henner, Peter Boyle, Sylvia Sidney

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    Trouble in Mind is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Kris Kristofferson, Divine, Lori Singer

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    Deceiver is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth, Ellen Burstyn

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    Playing God is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Angelina Jolie, David Duchovny, Peter Stormare

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    Dark Streets is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Bijou Phillips, Izabella Miko, Elias Koteas

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    D.O.A. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, Charlotte Rampling

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    One False Move is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams

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    Kiss of Death is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt

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    Keys to Tulsa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Mary Tyler Moore, James Spader

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    Blood and Rain is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

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

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    The Underneath is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Elisabeth Shue, Richard Linklater, Shelley Duvall

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    Twilight is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Reese Witherspoon, Susan Sarandon, Paul Newman

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    Novocaine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon

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    Blood and Wine is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Jennifer Lopez, Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine

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    Under Suspicion is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Monica Bellucci, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman

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    The American Friend is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Neo-noir Movies

    Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lou Castel

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