Film Joan Crawford Film Noir Roles

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List of Film noir movies/films with performances by Joan Crawford, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Joan Crawford Film noir roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Joan Crawford Film noir movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Joan Crawford has become known for playing characters in Film noir movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

List includes Mildred Pierce, Sudden Fear, more.

This list answers the questions, "What Film noir movies has Joan Crawford been in?" and "What are the best Joan Crawford Film noir roles?"

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Daisy Kenyon is a 20th Century Fox feature film starring Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda, and Dana Andrews in a story about a post-World War II romantic triangle. The screenplay by David Hertz was based upon a 1945 novel by Elizabeth Janeway. The film was directed and produced by Otto Preminger. Daisy Kenyon has been released to DVD. The movie features cameo appearances by Walter Winchell, Leonard Lyons, John Garfield and Damon Runyon. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Henry Fonda, Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews, Ruth Warrick, Jeffrey Sayre, + more

Initial Release: 1947

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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Mildred Pierce is a 1945 American drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Joan Crawford, Jack Carson and Zachary Scott and featuring Eve Arden, Ann Blyth and Bruce Bennett, in a film noir about a long-suffering mother and her ungrateful daughter. The screenplay by Ranald MacDougall and the uncredited William Faulkner and Catherine Turney, is based upon the 1941 novel Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain. The film was produced by Jerry Wald, with studio head Jack L. Warner as executive producer. Mildred Pierce was Crawford's first starring film for Warner Bros. after leaving MGM, and won her the Academy Award for Best Actress. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Joan Crawford, Eve Arden, Butterfly McQueen, Ann Blyth, Jack Carson, + more

Initial Release: 1945

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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Possessed is a 1947 film noir directed by Curtis Bernhardt, starring Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, and Raymond Massey in a tale about an unstable woman's obsession with her ex-lover. The screenplay by Ranald MacDougall and Silvia Richards was based upon a story by Rita Weiman. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Joan Crawford, Raymond Massey, Van Heflin, Moroni Olsen, Stanley Ridges, + more

Initial Release: 1947

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

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Sudden Fear is a 1952 American thriller film noir directed by David Miller, and starring Joan Crawford and Jack Palance in a tale about a successful woman who marries a murderous man. The screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee and Robert Smith was based upon the novel of the same name by Edna Sherry. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Mike Connors, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennett

Initial Release: 1952

Directed by: David Miller

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